Fresh Basil Lemonade
This is the perfect balance of sweet and tart. The invigorating flavor of basil combined with the zing of fresh lemons- the ultimate summer beverage!
Fresh Lemon Juice
(equals about 6 large lemons)
Fresh Basil Leaves, packed
Basil Simple Syrup:
Over medium heat, combine sugar, 1 1/2 cup of water, and basil in a medium saucepan.
Bring to a boil, stirring frequently.
Turn heat to low and simmer until sugar has dissolved, stirring frequently. Remove from heat and let sit 30 minutes to infuse syrup with basil flavor.
Remove basil from pot and discard. Chill simple syrup until ready to use.
Combine basil simple syrup, lemon juice, and water in pitcher. Stir to thoroughly mix.
Serve over ice. Store in refrigerator for up to 4 days.
drink, bevarage, citrus, herbs, lemon, basil, easy
from Giles South Studio