Basil Simple syrup is a wonderful addition of flavor to sweeten your iced tea, lemonade, cocktails and popsicle. The fragrant basil adds a wonderful floral not to the simple syrup and makes a normally boring drink amazing!
Basil Simple Syrup
- 1 1/2 cups of water
- 1 1/2 cups of sugar
- large bunch of fresh basil leaves 15-20
- Add water and sugar to a medium pot over medium heat and warm until the sugar dissolves. Once the sugar dissolves, remove from the heat and add your fresh basil leaves and place a lid over top. Allow to cool with the basil leaves steeping in the simple syrup. When cooled, remove basil leaves and pour your syrup into a container and use right away or refrigerate.