Tequila Lemonade


  • Ice cubes (about 2 cups)
  • 8 Meyer lemons
  • Dash of sugar cane syrup or simple syrup
  • 4 sprigs fresh peppermint, leaves torn
  • 1 lemon, sliced into wheels
  • 4 ounces Tequila
  • Dash of soda water or seltzer
  • 2 vanilla beans, for garnish

Cooking Instructions

Step 1: Into a pitcher, put about 2 scoops of ice cubes.  Squeeze in the juice of 8 Meyer lemons or 8 regular lemons in a pinch!  Add several dashes of sugar cane syrup.  Add the leaves of 2 fresh mint sprigs, torn into pieces.  Add a few lemon wheels for garnish.  Add 4 ounces Tequila and give it a stir.

Step 2: Place in the refrigerator to chill.  When serving, put the ice in tall glasses, and pour the Tequila Lemonade over the top.  Top off with a splash of fizzy soda water.  Garnish each glass with a wheel of lemon, a vanilla bean, a sprig of mint, and a paper umbrella for added fun!

Enjoy this Tequila Lemonade from The Cooking Channel responsibly!