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Basil Lemonade Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lynn Korb

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c sugar
1 c fresh basil leaves, plus 8 sprigs for garnishing
8 c lemonade

Directions:
Directions:
1. In a small saucepan over medium heat, bring the sugar and 1 cups cold water to a simmer. Cook, without stirring, until the sugar dissolves and the mixture thickens slightly, about 5 minutes.

2. Remove from heat, add the basil, and let cool to room temperature. Strain the syrup into a resealable container and discard the solids.

3. Pour 2 to 3 teaspoons of the basil syrup into each of 8 ice-filled glasses, then fill with lemonade. Garnish with an additional sprig of basil. (You can cover and refrigerate the remaining syrup for up to 2 weeks.)

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8

 

 

 

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