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Basil Simple Syrup

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"Fresh basil leaves are steeped in sugar and water to create a sweet herbal syrup to flavor summer's most refreshing cocktails, mocktails, lemonades, and frozen treats. Store in the refrigerator for up to 1 month."
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Ingredients

41 m servings 98 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 cup)

Directions

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  1. Combine water, sugar, and basil leaves in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring until sugar dissolves. Simmer for 1 minute. Remove from heat and let syrup steep, about 30 minutes.
  2. Pour syrup into a sterilized glass jar through a mesh strainer to remove basil leaves; let cool.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 98 calories; 0 g fat; 25.1 g carbohydrates; 0.2 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 1 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Great simple recipe that will take normal cocktails to a new level. I used it to add sweetness to a watermelon, apple, lime and mango juice cocktail. It really pulled it together.