Soda Springs Lemonade
INGREDIENTS
  • Servings: 1
  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes
  • 4 oz. gingerale
  • 5 T. freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 6 leaves of mint (chopped)
DIRECTIONS
  1. 1. Cut the lemon in half. Use a hand juicer to squeeze the lemon juice from the lemon and put it in a cup.
  2. 2. Pour the gingerale into a glass.
  3. 3. Measure 5 T. of lemon juice into the gingerale.
  4. 4. Add the chopped mint.
  5. 5. Stir the ingredients together.
  6. 6. Enjoy!
RECIPE BACKSTORY
When the pioneers came to Idaho they found Soda Springs. Soda Springs had natural carbonated water. So I used gingerale to be like the carbonated water in this recipe. They used lemon extract; I used fresh lemon juice (something the pioneers didn’t have).