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Guyana Lime Wash

Course Drinks
Cuisine Guyana
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 8 cups
Author International Cuisine


  • 8 cups water
  • 12 regular limes or double if using key limes
  • 1 lemon
  • 1/4 - 1/2 cup sugar to taste, brown sugar or sugar in the raw or a substitute can be used.
  • 1 tsp vanilla


  • Fill a pitcher with 8 cups cold water.
  • Squeeze juice out limes and lemon into a measuring cup.
  • Remove seeds and add juice to water.
  • Add sugar and stir until it dissolves.
  • Add mixed essence or vanilla essence and stir.
  • Slice any left over limes or lemon and place in pitcher.
  • Refrigerate until chilled, serve over ice and garnish with a lime wedge.