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Brazilian Lemonade. This is my most favorite drink.

Brazilian Lemonade

Ever. Maybe I’d feel differently if I drank (as in alcohol), but there is nothing I love more than a warm, breezy afternoon and a pitcher of Brazilian lemonade. I didn’t try it for a long, long time because I was very put off by putting sweetened condensed milk in with citrus fruit. It seemed very wrong. And then I had some at Tucano’s and my life has not been the same since.

It starts off with fresh, juicy limes. You pop them in a blender with some sugar water and pulse just a few times. Pour the mixture from the blender through a strainer and into a pitcher, thus saving all of the flavorful liquid. Then the secret ingredient: sweetened condensed milk. Brazilian LemonadeOur Best Bites Ingredients: 4 juicy limes (try and find ones with thin, smooth skins; they’re the juiciest and the thin skin cuts down on the chance of your drink being bitter) 1 c. sugar 6 c. cold water 6 Tbsp. sweetened condensed milk Instructions: Place 1/2 of the limes in your blender. Jello Shots. Spice "Cake Batter" Shots Recipe. Marshmallow Shakes: Food + Cooking. Apple Cider Cups. Roasted Peach Lemonade. This is the latest installment of my Powernap column.

Roasted Peach Lemonade

The series where I share quick, easy food that can be made for all kinds of situations. Powernaps are short and sweet, and so are these recipes. These are the things I make in a jiffy when I need a quick snack, am in the mood for a recipe experiment, or simply need to clean out the pantry. When I was at BlogHer Food in Atlanta in May I had the great fortune of sipping the most delicious lemonade I’d ever, ever tasted. It was sold at a tiny cafe at the Auburn Street Market and I am fairly sure every single one of us on the field trip purchased a large serving.

I consider this a powernap recipe because it barely took any time at all. Ingredients Instructions 1. 2. 3. 4. Naptime Notes Naptime Recipe Serving ideas Per my daughter’s suggestion I might consider freezing these into popsicles. Naptime Stopwatch 30 minutes, mostly roasting time Naptime Reviews A huge hit all around, it tasted a lot like the lemonade from Atlanta I remember!