Simple Syrup - No Cook
Recipe -"No Cook Simple Syrup"
Cool Drink for a Hot Day, Plus this Simple Syrup Won't heat up the Kitchen.
<c><b>Peach Rosemary Lemonade<p>
2-3 large sprigs fresh rosemary, plus more for garnish<P>
3/4 cup sugar<P>
1 cup hot tap water<P>
1 1/2 cups good-quality peach nectar<P>
2-3 ripe peaches, pitted and sliced into thin half-moons (about 18 slices each)<P>
1 cup of fresh lemon juice or 1 ice cube tray frozen lemon juice (12 cubes equals 1 cup of juice)<P>
1 tray of ice cubes <p>
In a squeeze bottle or jar, combine the hottest tap water available, the rosemary sprigs and sugar. Use care if you water heater is set high. <P>
Put the cap on the bottle and shake over sink gently to mix or use a spoon to stir well. <P>
Let rosemary infuse for at least an hour but not more than 24 hours. <P>
If you used a squeeze bottle with a small hole, just squeeze the simple syrup mixture into a pitcher.
If you used another container strain the simple syrup infusion before you add it into the pitcher. <P>
Discard used rosemary sprigs. <P>
In a large pitcher, combine cooled syrup, peach nectar, peach slices, lemon juice and ice cubes. Add enough water (about 1 to 1 1/2 cups) to top off, leaving room for additional ice cubes for serving.<P>
<P> Note* Add more ice right before serving. Serve a fresh rosemary sprig in each glass.<P>
<i>Link below to original Food Network Recipe: </i><P>