Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 5 lemons

  2. 1 bunch fresh peppermint

  3. 1-1/2 cups sugar

  4. 1/2 cup water

  5. 3 qts. ginger ale

  6. ice

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Squeeze juice from lemons and strain to remove any seeds or pulp. Add lightly crushed mint leaves, sugar, and water and let stand 30 minutes. (Use a large stainless steel or glass bowl. Dont use aluminum.) Pour over a large piece of ice in a glass punch bowl and add ginger ale. Serve in small glasses. This is a recipe from the early 1900s.


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