Basil Lemonade

Filed under: Beverages, Beverages - Cold.

Fresh basil - 1/2 cup lightly packed fresh leaves (can use all different kinds of basil - cinnamon, lemon, purple basil)
Sugar - 3 Tbsp.
4 cups water
1/2 cup fresh-squeezed lemon juice

Combine 1/2 cup lightly packed fresh basil leaves and 3 tablespoons sugar. Place in bowl and with wooden spoon crush leaves with the sugar until the leaves are throughly bruised. Then add water and lemon juice. Stir until sugar dissolves.

Recipe Summary:
Yield: 1 pitcher
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes

Recipe Provided By:
Plant's Herb Farm B&B
Mercer, PA

Mercer Bed and Breakfast Inns