Peach-Green Tea Lemonade

Sweet, ripe peaches, freshly squeezed lemon juice and a green tea-infused simple syrup combine to make a refreshing, delicately-flavored variation on a classic recipe for homemade lemonade.

Peach-Green Tea Lemonade

Peach-Green Tea Lemonade

Yield: about 1 quart
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes

Fresh lemon juice, sweet peaches and green tea-infused simple syrup combine to make a sophisticated version of classic lemonade.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 green tea bags
  • 1 large peach, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 3 to 4 cups cold water

Instructions

  1. At least 4 hours before serving, bring the water and sugar to a boil in a non-reactive saucepan. Reduce the heat and simmer for 5 minutes, or until the syrup turns completely clear.
  2. Place the green tea bags in a glass jar. Pour the hot syrup over them, refrigerate for a minimum of 4 hours, then press the liquid out of the tea bags and discard.
  3. Muddle the peach in the bottom of a pitcher, add the lemon juice, green tea-infused simple syrup and 3 cups of water. Stir, taste and add more water if desired. Chill thoroughly before serving.