A thick, rich, and frothy peach-based lemonade lightly scented with thyme. This is the kind of thing you'd want to add a shot of vodka or bourbon to. At least, I'd want to.
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- Yield:makes 1 quart, serving 4 to 6
- Active time: 15 minutes
- Total time:15 minutes
- 3 fresh peaches, pits discarded, flesh roughly chopped
- 1 cup fresh juice from 10 to 12 lemons
- 3/4 cup sugar
- Pinch salt
- 1 bunch thyme
- 3 cups cold water
- 1 quart ice
- Peach slices and thyme leaves for garnish
Combine peaches, lemon juice, sugar, and salt in a blender. Blend on high speed until smooth, about 1 minute. Meanwhile, place thyme in bottom of pitcher and lightly muddle with wooden spoon. Strain peach puree through a fine mesh strainer into pitcher. Discard solids. Add cold water and whisk to combine. Add ice. Serve in ice-filled glasses garnished with peach slices and thyme leaves.