Basil Lemonade Recipe

Basil Lemonade Recipe

A delicious lemonade made with the addition of basil for a twist on this refreshing drink. Enjoy as is or mix with alcohol for an adult beverage.
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  • Serves: 6 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    In a medium saucepan, muddle the sugar, basil, and lemon zest until the flavors are released, about one minute.
  3. Step 3

    Add 2 cups of water. Bring to a boil over high heat, stirring frequently. Once it comes to a boil, remove from heat and let cool to room temperature, about 30 minutes.
  4. Step 4

    Strain the mixture into a large pitcher. Add the remaining 4 cups of cold water and lemon juice. Stir well.
  5. Step 5

    Serve over ice and garnish with fresh basil and lemon slices.