This syrup is great in many recipes, but my favorite is in lemonade and iced teas. It’s about time I make a basil syrup!! -Enjoy-
Basil Simple Syrup Recipe-
1 cup of sugar
1/2 cup of water
1/2 cup of basil leaves- washes
Combine all three ingredients in a pot over medium heat and bring to a simmer. Stir occasionally until the sugar has dissolved then remove from heat.
Let the syrup cool completely then pour the syrup into a fine sieve into a jar.
Great in mojitos & popsicles!!
Try it out!
- Lime-Basil Limeade (captivatedbycooking.wordpress.com)
- Raspberry Basil Mojitos (loyaltybinds.wordpress.com)
- Bite Of Minnesota: Strawberry Simple Syrup (minnesota.cbslocal.com)