Agua fresca de limon (lime drink)

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
6.00 cup Cold water
½ cup Simple syrup; or
⅓ cup Granulated sugar
2.00 large Dark green limes
2.00 cup Water
1.00 cup Granulated sugar



Lime drink: In a pitcher combine the water and syrup or sugar, stirring to make sure the sugar is well dissolved. Refrigerate til very cold.

Just before serving, grate the rind of the lime into the pitcher, being careful not to include any of the white part. Serve over ice cubes.

Simple syrup: Combine the water and sugar in a small saucepan. Heat gently, stirring constantly, til the sugar is completely dissolved.

Bring to a boil over medium heat and cook til reduced to 1 cup. Let cool to room temp.; store, refrigerated, in a tightly covered container.

Recipe by: Sacramento Bee 9/9/98 Posted to KitMailbox Digest by Cairn Rodrigues <cairnann@...> on Sep 18, 1998, converted by MM_Buster v2.0l.


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