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Ingredients:

Strawberry Basil Syrup
  • 1 cups - loosely packed basil leaves
  • 3 cups - sugar
  • 2 quarts - strawberries, washed and hulled
  • 1 cups - lemon juice
  • Individual Drinks
  • 1 - part strawberry basil syrup
  • 2 - parts chilled soda water or sparkling water
  • Directions:

    Make the syrup by combining the basil leaves and sugar in a food processor and processing until moist and green. Add strawberries to food processor and pulse until smooth.

    Pour mixture into a saucepan and bring to a simmer. Remove from heat and let infuse as mixture cools to room temperature. Strain cooled mixture through a fine-mesh sieve, pressing down on strawberries to extract juice.

    Add lemon juice and refrigerate until ready to serve.

    To serve, pour 1 part strawberry basil syrup into a chilled Collins glass and top with 2 parts chilled soda water or sparkling water.

    Brief Description

    Strawberry basil syrup with sparkling water makes a refreshing mocktail.

    Main Ingredient:

    strawberries

    Category:  Beverages

    Cuisine:  American

    Prep Time: 45 min
    Cook Time: 5 min

    Source

    Wall Street Journal - adapted from Miro Uskokovic and Brittany Tinelli of Gramercy Tavern, New York

    Posted By:

    wsjrecipes

    Posted On:

    August 27, 2017

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