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Basil Lemonade

Fresh basil adds a wonderful earthiness and flavor that pairs with the sweetened lemons perfectly.

At first glance it may seem like an unlikely combination, but once you try it, the flavors blend perfectly together, I know you will agree!

 

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Basil Lemonade
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Serves: 8
Fresh basil adds a wonderful earthiness and flavor that pairs with the sweetened lemons perfectly.
Ingredients
  • 8 lemons
  • 1 cup fresh basil, packed
  • ¾ cup sugar
Instructions
  1. Zest 1 lemon using a vegetable peeler, and place peel into a small saucepan. Add basil, sugar and ¾ cup water. Bring to a boil, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat and let steep for 10 minutes.
  2. Strain basil syrup mixture (discard basil and peel), and refrigerate until cool.
  3. Juice all lemons into a pitcher, add 6 cups cold water, and basil syrup.

 

2 Responses to Basil Lemonade

  1. Patricia June 1, 2015 at 6:01 pm #

    The lemonade sounds yummy. The Gluten-free club comes up with a lot of wonderful recipes.

    • Angie Halten (Admin)
      Angie Halten (Admin) June 2, 2015 at 7:41 am #

      Thanks so much! If you think that lemonade sounds delicious, check out our Grilled Lemonade…oh my it’s yummy!!

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