Pineapple-Cilantro Lemonade Recipe

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Pineapple plus Cilantro = lemonade??? Yes, you heard that correctly. I like to think of myself as a chemist in the kitchen and this is what I came up with. Infusing water with pineapple and cilantro is quite refreshing but this lemonade is going to be a Traphouse staple.

What you need

  • 1/2 cup of lemon juice
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1 cup of water (to boil)
  • 1 cup of pineapple juice
  • 1 cup cilantro
  • 6 cups of ice cold water

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Bring one cup of water to a boil.20160413_095140 Dissolve the 1 cup of sugar in the water.

20160414_102613Quickly stir.

20160414_102140 Once your simple syrup is made it is time to infuse your cilantro.
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Add the cup of cilantro to the syrup and let seep and chill for a couple of hours (2-4 hours).
20160414_104256Add your lemon juice and pineapple juice to a pitcher.
20160414_104204 Sweeten to taste by adding 1/4-1 cup of your cilantro simple syrup to the juice.
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Now add your 6 cups of ice cold water to your mixture, stir and serve!

 

Rum is optional but always necessary.

Do you blend herbs and fruits in your beverages?

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