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Best Limeade
JORDAN SALCITO - MOCKTAILS: Limeade + Spicy Mule + Juniper & Tonic + Grapefruit Spritz
Nathan Congleton / TODAY
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Rating:
3.8333333 (6 rated)
Servings:
1

A great margarita is nothing without lime! This homemade lime simple syrup hits all the notes you want from a stellar margarita.

Technique tip: To give this mocktail even more of margarita flavor, add a salted rim to the glass before pouring in the drink.

Ingredients

  • Lime Simple Syrup

    • 1 cup water
    • 1 cup sugar
    • 1 lime, zested
  • Limeade

    • 3/4 ounce lime simple syrup
    • 1 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
    • 5 ounces soda water
    • Fresh mint, for garnish

Preparation

For the lime simple syrup:

Combine ingredients in a saucepan and heat on medium until sugars dissolve. You can store it, covered, up to two weeks.

For the limeade:

Combine with ice in a shaker, strain into a rocks glass over ice.

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