Basil Lemonade

A perfect drink to share with friends when the heat goes up.


March 2008 | By Elaine P. Lim
Basil Lemonade
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Main Ingredient

Fruit

Type

Drinks

Preparation Time

00:00:00


Date Published

March 2008

Here's a perfect drink to share with friends when the heat is on.


1 bunch fresh basil leaves
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
lemon slices

1  In a saucepan, comebine 1 bunch fresh basil leaves, 1 cup sugar, and 1/2 cup water.

2  Simmer until sugar is completely dissolved. Cool and strain syrup.

3  Mix syrup with 1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice and 2 cups cold water. Chill.

4  When ready to serve, pour juice in ice-filled glasses and garnish with lemon slices.




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