yield: 4-6 servings
* 2 cups lemon juice, about 12 to 15 lemons
* 2 cups Basil Simple Syrup, recipe follows
* 2 cups cold or sparkling water
* Lemon twists, for garnish
Mix lemon juice, Basil Simple Syrup, and water together in a pitcher.
Store in the refrigerator until ready to serve. Pour over ice filled
glasses and garnish with a lemon twist.
Basil Simple Syrup:
1 bunch fresh basil, washed and stemmed
2 cups sugar
1 cup water
In a saucepan combine basil, sugar, and water and simmer until the
sugar is dissolved, 5 minutes. Cool, strain the simple syrup, and
store in the refrigerator.