Strawberry Lemonade with Basil

Strawberry Lemonade with Basil

Strawberry Lemonade with Basil

Looking for new lemonade ideas? Try this easy strawberry lemonade with basil leaves: delicious and refreshing, it's the perfect drink to quench your thirst!

February 28, 2017

Dietary Consideration

serves for

8

total time

0 HR 24 MIN

ingredients

strawberries
225 g, hulled and chopped
sugar
240 g, caster
water
1,5 l water
Lemon juice
400 ml, freshly squeezed
Ice
120 g, crushed
Blackberries
120 g
strawberries
75 g, with stems
basil
1 small bunch, leaves separated basil flowers, optional

Preparation

How to make strawberry basil lemonade

For the strawberry lemonade

To prepare the strawberry basil lemonade first combine the strawberries with 3 tbsp sugar and 250 ml water in a food processor or blender.

Blend on high for 30 seconds. Pass the juice through a fine sieve into a large jug.

Add the remaining sugar and lemon juice, and stir well until the sugar has dissolved.

Stir in the water, cover, and chill for 4 hours.

To serve

After chilling, fill the glasses with crushed ice, blackberries, strawberries, basil leaves, and basil flowers if using.

Top up with the strawberry lemonade before serving.

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