Retro Recipe - MINTADE - Cold Drink for Hot Summer Days

Here's a cold 50's drink for hot summer days! This recipe was in the Household Searchlight Recipe Book (Copyright 1955 By Capper Publications, Inc.) Mintade Recipe was submitted to the book by Beulah Canterbury from Canton, Ohio.

 

MINTADE

 

1/2 CUP WATER

 

2/3 CUP LEMON JUICE

 

1/2 CUP SUGAR

 

6 TABLESPOONS CHOPPED MINT

 

Boil sugar and water 5 minutes. Add chopped mint leaves and lemon juice and allow to stand overnight. Strain and color with a few drops of green food coloring. Pour into a jar and store in refrigerator. Add to iced tea, lemonade, punch or any combination of fruit juices.

 

Now, go with a friend to the rocking chairs on your front porch and sip Mintade while you listen to Dean Martin singing "Memories are Made of This".