PINEAPPLE COOLER

 

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  • Servings: 8
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Ingredients

  • 1 large fresh pineapple,about 4LBS.
  • 1-1/4 cups sugar
  • 11sprigs fresh lavender,rosemary,or lemon verbena
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 4 cups water

Directions

  • tip: for pineapple-rum cooler,stir in 1 cup of dark rum
  • Cut the peel from the pineapple,remove the core,and cut the fruit into 1-in pieces.
  • Place fruit in blender and pulse till crushed.
  • Transfer to a large pot,add sugar,4cups of water,and 3 herb sprigs.
  • Bring to a simmer over medium high heat.
  • Reduce heat to medium-low and cook for 15min.
  • Strain the mixture thru a fine sieve.
  • Gently press solids to extract the juice.
  • Cool and stir in the lemon juice.
  • Serve over ice garnished with remaining herb sprigs.

Notes

We have an abundance of pineapples here in sunny Mexico,this is sweet,refreshing and delicious.

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