Party Perfect Mint Lemonade

This Party Perfect Mint Lemonade is the best way to cool off on a hot day! So wonderfully refreshing and easy to make, it’s going to be a hit at your next party!

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This Party Perfect Mint Lemonade is the best way to cool off on a hot day! So wonderfully refreshing and easy to make, it's going to be a hit at your next party! | Mom On Timeout

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If you like lemonade, welcome to your new favorite thing in the whole world…Party Perfect Mint Lemonade. I made this lemonade last week in preparation for my sister’s baby shower. I seriously could not get enough of it. When I made it for her this past weekend I knew it was going to be a hit…and it was. Today, I’m sharing it with you!

I feel like it’s baby season right now which is pretty much the BEST season ever. I am a total sucker for little ones and I get so happy and emotional when I see families open their hearts and lives to the most amazing experience ever – parenthood.

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Recently my friend Joanne of Fifteen Spatulas and her husband Pete welcomed home little baby James and let me tell you, this little boy is one precious and completely adored baby. And he’s pretty darn cute to boot :)

As online blogging friends are apt to do, we are throwing Joanne a Surprise Virtual Baby Shower today and I signed up for a beverage. This Party Perfect Mint Lemonade is not only ideal for baby showers but just about any party you could imagine. I will absolutely be gulping down gallons of this stuff all.summer.long.

This Party Perfect Mint Lemonade is the best way to cool off on a hot day! So wonderfully refreshing and easy to make, it's going to be a hit at your next party! | Mom On Timeout

Completely refreshing and so unbelievably yummy, it’s my new favorite beverage for any and all parties.

This Party Perfect Mint Lemonade is the best way to cool off on a hot day! So wonderfully refreshing and easy to make, it's going to be a hit at your next party! | Mom On Timeout

Reading Joanne’s account of James’ birth made me wish that I had been there with a cold glass of this mint lemonade to help her through her amazing ordeal. The funny thing about delivery is this: no matter how traumatic or tumultuous or utterly painful, there is a beautiful baby at the end and somehow that precious little being makes every.little.thing completely worth while. I am so happy for Joanne and Pete and while I can’t be there in person, I am thrilled to have some part in celebrating their new family.

Make sure to check out what my friends are bringing to the shower today!
Appetizers
Italian Sub Sandwich Roll-ups from Michael of Inspired by Charm
Smoky Roasted Red Pepper Sun Dried Tomato Hummus from Jeanette of Jeanette’s Healthy Living
Creamy Sweet Potato Soup from Sadie of Dairy Good Life
Whipped Goat Cheese & Blueberry Balsamic Crostini from Meseidy of The Noshery
Rosemary Flatbread with Baked Goat Cheese from Heidi of FoodieCrush
Spring Herb Cream Cheese Appetizer Cups from Rachel of Rachel Cooks
Crostini with Almond Ricotta and spicy olive tapenade from Heather of HeatherChristo

Drinks
Fruit Freeze from Deborah of Taste and Tell
Mint Lemonade from Trish of Mom On Timeout
Ginger Lemonade from Kathy of Panini Happy

Desserts
Chocolate-Covered Rice Krispies Treats from Julie of The Little Kitchen
Orange Fluff from Jamie of My Baking Addiction
Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Brownies from Susannah of Feast + West
Mini Ombre Heart Cookies from Bridget of Bake at 350
Mini Coconut Pound Cakes from Mary of Barefeet In The Kitchen
Yellow Sheet Cake with Chocolate Sour Cream Frosting from Jennifer of Savory Simple
Unicorn Shaped Cookies from Jessie of CakeSpy
Oreo Cheesecake Bites from Brenda of a farmgirl’s dabbles
Lemon Blueberry Bread from Glory of Glorious Treats
Blintz with Blackberry Sauce from Sommer of A Spicy Perspective
Pastel Rainbow Cake from Bree of Baked Bree
Individual Chocolate Souffles from Andie of Andie Mitchell

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Party Perfect Mint Lemonade
 
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This Party Perfect Mint Lemonade is the best way to cool off on a hot day! So wonderfully refreshing and easy to make, it's going to be a hit at your next party!
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Recipe type: Beverage
Serves: 8 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 7 cups water, divided
  • 3 sprigs of mint
  • ½ cup fresh orange juice
  • ½ cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp orange zest
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest
  • ice
Instructions
  1. Bring sugar and 2 cups of water to a boil. Reduce heat to medium high and let simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
  2. Stir in mint sprigs, orange juice, lemon juice, orange zest, and lemon zest. Let sit for one hour.
  3. Strain, removing mint and zest.
  4. Stir in the remaining 5 cups of water and pour over ice.
  5. Serve immediately with fresh lemon slices and min sprigs.

This Party Perfect Mint Lemonade is the best way to cool off on a hot day! So wonderfully refreshing and easy to make, it's going to be a hit at your next party! | Mom On Timeout

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Comments

  1. Trish, this looks beautiful!!! Thank you for joining in to help us surprise Joanne!
    JulieD recently posted..Chocolate-Covered Rice Krispies Treats

  2. This looks so tasty! I can’t wait to make this for my next party!

  3. I love the mint in this pretty lemonade! A crowd pleaser for sure!
    Heather @HeatherChristo recently posted..Crostini with Almond Ricotta and Spicy Olive Tapenade

  4. This is super super tasty!!!

  5. I’m definitely going to try this over the summer. Our girls love fresh mint lemonade, but we’ve never added OJ. Thank you so much for joining in on this celebration!

  6. Thank you so much for celebrating James, me, and Pete!!! I was so surprised this morning when I woke up, so much sweetness! I love this mint lemonade. Extra refreshing, and I can’t wait to make some. It has been too long since I’ve made lemonade. xoxo!
    Joanne @ Fifteen Spatulas recently posted..Welcome Baby James: A Birth Story

  7. Delicious! Lemonade makes me think of summer!

  8. Mint lemonade is a favorite around here! Love the addition of orange juice in yours!
    Jessica @ A Kitchen Addiction recently posted..Cinnamon Chip Banana Bread Baked Oatmeal

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