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Mint-Lime Champagne Punch

Photo: Hector Sanchez Styling: Heather Chadduck

Active time 15 mins
Total time 50 mins
Yield

Makes 1 1/2 cups

Serve Mint-Lime Champagne Punch for a summery sip at your next get together. For a nonalcoholic option, substitute champagne for lemon-lime soda or seltzer water.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 2 cups firmly packed torn mint leaves
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 4 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • Champagne Punch
  • Garnish: mint or lime wedges

How to Make It

  1. Bring water to a simmer in a saucepan over medium. Stir in 2 cups mint leaves and sugar. Cover, remove from heat, and steep 10 to 12 minutes. Cool completely, about 35 minutes, and remove mint leaves. Stir in lime juice. Stir desired amount into 1 serving of Champagne Punch. Garnish with mint or lime wedges.