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Sparkling Basil Lemonade

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A light, summery cocktail that clocks in under 300 calories per serving.
skill level
Easy
time
1-30min
servings
6
cost
$
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A light, summery cocktail that clocks in under 300 calories per serving.
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ingredients
  • 4 cups fresh squeezed Lemon Juice
  • 8 ounces Vodka
  • 6 ounces Basil Simple Syrup
  • Soda Water to finish
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  • For the Basil Simple Syrup:
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1/4 cup packed Basil Leaves
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  • 1
    4 cups fresh squeezed Lemon Juice
    8 ounces Vodka
    6 ounces Basil Simple Syrup
    Soda Water to finish
    Stir together the lemon juice, vodka and simple syrup. Serve over ice and top off with soda water.
  • 2
    1 cup Water
    1 cup Sugar
    1/4 cup packed Basil Leaves
    For the Basil Simple Syrup: Bring water and sugar to a boil and stir until sugar has dissolved. Remove from heat and add basil leaves.  Allow to steep until syrup is room temperature. Strain basil leaves and chill syrup in the fridge until ready to use.

    Helpful Tip:
    1. You can easily make this drink with any fresh herb like mint or thyme. Also, try this combination without alcohol for a refreshing summer chiller.


     
 
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