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Fresh Limeade

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recipe is ready in 1-2 hrs time: 1-2 hrs

serves/makes:   6

  

recipe id: 36514

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ingredients

1 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
4 cups cold water
1 1/2 cup Equal Spoonful or sugar
ice cubes
6 lime slice twists
6 fresh mint sprigs

directions

Mix lime juice, water and sweetener; refrigerate until chilled.

Serve over ice in tall glasses; garnish with lime slice twists and mint.

cook's notes

Limeade can be frozen in ice cube trays; the cubes can be used with the limeade so it will not be diluted. Also, the ice cubes can be processed in a blender or food processor to make a delicious lime slush.


nutrition

22 calories, 0 grams fat, 7 grams carbohydrates, 0 grams protein per serving. This recipe is low in sodium. This recipe is low in fat.
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recipe rating
I think this does have too much sugar. I added it to taste and it wasn't 1 1/2 cups. Good fresh lime flavor.



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I varied this just a little based on the notes that this could be frozen in ice cube trays. I made the recipe as is and froze it. Then added the ice cubes to unsweetened iced tea. Perfect!



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Mar 12, 2012

MKKMikey
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Too much sugar! We drank half of it then I mixed in 1 cup lime, 2.66 cup water... It was much better... I think I would start with 1.5 cups lime, 4 cups water, .5 cup sugar and test it next time to see if it needed more sugar...



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Given the other review, I just added sugar to taste after I mixed it up (so I didn't really measure). It's refreshing with fresh squeezed limes (I used key limes) and the mint.



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