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Herbed Lemonade

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Herbed Lemonade
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 60 min
  • Servings 6
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Basil and mint add a sophisticated touch to this zesty homemade refresher.
By Deborah Harroun
Updated Aug 1, 2011

Ingredients

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 cups water
  • 1/2 cup loosely packed fresh basil
  • 1/2 cup loosely packed fresh mint
  • 2 cups lemon juice

Steps

  • 1
    In 1-quart saucepan, mix sugar, 1 cup of the water, the basil and mint. Simmer over low heat, stirring occasionally, until sugar is dissolved. Cool. Strain and discard herbs.
  • 2
    In pitcher, stir sugar syrup, lemon juice and remaining 2 cups water. Refrigerate until chilled.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Canning jars make fun glasses for serving this lemonade. Add a sprig of basil for a garnish, if desired.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts are not available for this recipe
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