My flavour summer drink. Very cooling in the summer..
1/2 cup (packed) chopped fresh mint leaves
1/3 cup chopped fresh ginger
1/3 cup maple syrup
2 cups boiling water
1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
1 1/2 cups (about) cold water
Fresh mint leaves
Combine chopped mint, ginger, and maple syrup in medium bowl. Add boiling water. Let steep 30 minutes.
Strain into 4-cup glass measuring cup, pressing on solids to extract liquid.
Add lemon juice and enough cold water to measure 4 cups total. (Can be prepared 1 day ahead. Cover and refrigerate.)
Fill glasses with ice cubes. Add lemonade. Garnish with mint leaves and lemon slices and serve.