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Smoked Lemonade with Traeger Simple Syrup

Traeger Kitchen


Smoked Lemonade with Traeger Simple Syrup

Prep Time

5 Minutes

Cook Time

10 Minutes

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Cool off with this refreshing Traeger take on a classic. Fresh-cut lemons are dipped in sugar and grilled to caramelized perfection before getting squeezed into a Smoked Simple Syrup and ice cold water mix.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

6

    Steps

    • 1

      When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 500°F and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.
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    • 2

      Dip lemons cut side down, into the turbinado sugar. Place lemons cut side down directly on the grill grate and grill 5 to 10 minutes or until grill marks develop and sugar is caramelized. Remove from grill and set aside to cool.
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    • 3

      Once the lemons are cool enough to handle, squeeze juice from lemon halves into a medium bowl. Run the lemon juice through a strainer and into a large pitcher.
    • 4

      Add in simple syrup, vodka (if using), and 3 cups water. Stir to combine. Taste and adjust with more lemon juice, sugar or water until lemonade reaches desired balance.
    • 5

      Add ice and serve. Garnish with lemon slices and mint if desired. Enjoy!

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