1cup~4-6 large lemons freshly squeezed lemon juice
1cupunsweetened pomegranate-cranberry juice
1and 1/2 cups sparkling lemon-flavored water
Ice and additional lemonsfor serving
Combine 1 cup water and the sugar in a medium saucepan over medium heat until the sugar is dissolved. Cool to room temperature.
In a large pitcher, combine the cooled sugar water, freshly squeezed lemon juice, pomegranate-cranberry juice and remaining 3 cups of water. Stir to combine.
Just before serving stir in the sparkling water. Fill glasses with ice and pour the sparkling pomegranate lemonade into glasses. Add a small handful of pomegranate arils. Garnish glasses with lemon slices and fresh mint as desired.
*You'll want to reduce this if you get a sweetened pomegranate juice.