Honey Limeade

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Notes: If you use a light-colored honey, such as star thistle, the limeade will be prettier.

Yield:

Makes about 2 quarts; 8 servings

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Sunset

Nutritional Information

Calories 43
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Protein 0.2 g
Fat 0.0 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Carbohydrate 12 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Sodium 0.9 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg

Ingredients

1 cup lime juice
1/4 to 1/2 cup honey (see notes)
2 cups ice cubes
1 lime, rinsed

Preparation

1. In a pitcher (at least 2-qt. capacity), stir lime juice and 1/4 cup honey until blended. Taste; if mixture is too tart, add up to 1/4 cup more honey. Add 5 cups water. Chill until cold, at least 1 hour, or up to 1 day.

2. Just before serving, add ice cubes. Thinly slice lime crosswise (discard ends), cut slices in half, and add to pitcher.

April 2004
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