Tangy citrus salt elevates lemonade to new heights in this refreshing drink. A mild honey such as orange blossom would be a good choice to complement the lemon juice.
- 1 cup lemon juice
- 1/2 cup honey
- 6 cups sparkling or still water chilled
- 1 lemon Zest of
- Coarse sea salt for rimming glasses
- Lemon wedges for serving
- Ice cubes for serving
Combine lemon juice and honey in a small saucepan. Set over medium heat and warm, stirring until honey is completely blended with juice. Refrigerate until cold, at least 1 hour, then stir and transfer syrup to a large pitcher. Add sparkling water and stir to combine.
In a small dish, stir together lemon zest and salt. Rub the rim of 8 glasses with lemon wedges. Invert each glass into the dish of salt and turn to coat the rim. Fill glasses with ice and pour in lemonade.
Per serving: About 1 cup, including 1/8 teaspoon finishing salt, 70 calories (0 from fat), 0g total fat, 0g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 300mg sodium, 20g carbohydrates (0g dietary fiber, 18g sugar), 0g protein.
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