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Basil Lemonade with Blackberry Ice Cubes

Basil Lemonade with Blackberry Ice Cubes

Looking for new drink ideas? Try this easy and refreshing basil lemonade recipe prepared adding blackberry ice cubes: quench your thirst in a delicious way!

02 January, 2017
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Dietary Consideration

serves for


total time

4 HR 10 MIN


225 g
450 ml
100 g
225 g
225 ml plus 675 - 900 ml cold water
Lemon juice
225 ml, fresh, squeezed (about 6 lemon)
1 fresh, sliced
3 - 6 sprigs


For Blackberry Ice Cubes

To prepare the blackberry ice cubes combine the sugar and water into a small saucepan, stir and simmer over medium heat until the sugar dissolves.

Remove from heat and add blackberries.

Allow the mixture to cool completely.

Once cool, pour into an ice cube tray and freeze for at least 4 hours.

For the Basil Lemonade

In small saucepan, combine sugar and 1 cup of water.

Heat, stirring frequently until sugar completely dissolves to create a simple syrup. Let cool.

In a large pitcher, combine simple syrup, lemon juice and 3 to 4 cups of cold water, until desired strength is achieved.

Chill in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.

Serve in tall glasses with blackberry ice cubes and fresh lemon slices.

Garnish with a sprig of basil.

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