Cocktail "Lemon Mint"

Cocktail "Lemon Mint"
 In the sweltering summer day, what could be better than a refreshing cold cocktail. Naturally - soft. This drink like adults and children. You can cook it from a variety of ingredients: decoctions of herbs, fruit and vegetable juices, cream, milk and other products, but always with the addition of crushed ice. Especially the delicious combination of lemon and mint, on the basis they can make a great cocktail, called "Lemon Mint."  

To prepare 4 servings refreshing cocktail will need:
- Two medium lemon;
- 100 grams of sugar;
- A sprig of fresh mint;
- A slice of melon;
- 300 ml of water;
- Carbonated water.

Take lemons, wash them, dry cloth and squeeze the juice from them. Cut the peel into pieces, place in a small saucepan, pour the lemon juice there, add water, sugar, throw a sprig of mint. Put the dishes on the stove and bring to a boil.

Then remove the mixture from heat, cover the pan, wrapped a towel and let it brew. When the broth becomes warmer, it can be placed in a refrigerator for cooling.

Strain and pour the cold infusion by the glass, should have about four servings. Top up the glass of cold sparkling water. Then take out of the fridge a slice of melon and cut it with a teaspoon of small balls. Put them in a cocktail. To drink for a long time remained cool, throw in a couple of ice cubes.

Mint and lemon can make another cocktail, called "Mojito". But it is necessary to put more cane and brown sugar.

In order to please the guests non-alcoholic "Mojito", prepare for 4 servings:
- 1 lemon;
- 8 tsp cane brown sugar;
- Bunch of fresh mint;
- 800 ml of carbonated water;
- Ice.

Pour into four glasses with 2 teaspoons of sugar cane. Cut lemon into four parts. Squeeze juice from each of the glasses, and then chop the remainder of the lemon zest and with too spread out on the glass.

Mint need to cut it into small pieces and add to the lemon. Then you can pour chilled soda water and garnish with a thin circle glasses of lemon or a sprig of mint, insert a straw and serve guests.

Not recommended for use instead of brown sugar cane Traffic white, as if the original taste of "Mojito" will be lost.

Tags: Lemon, Mint, Lemon, mahito