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Cucumber-Mint-Basil Syrup

This syrup screams summer, not only because these fresh herbs are abundant then, but it is very refreshing when stirred into a glass of soda water.

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Ingredients

2          cups Simple Syrup (Version 2)


½         large English cucumber, thinly sliced


¹ ³        cup fresh mint leaves (about 25 medium leaves)


½          cup fresh basil* leaves (about 25 medium to large leaves)


Instructions

1.  Bring the syrup to a boil in a small saucepan. Once it boils, remove pan from heat and add the remaining ingredients.  Cover and steep for 30 minutes.


2 .  Strain the steeped syrup, discarding the cucumber and herbs.  Allow to cool completely before using.  Syrup can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a month.

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Servings

Makes about 2 cups

Nutritional Information
Per Serving

no nutrition information available

This recipe can be prepared using the following Cuisinart® products:
Sparkling Beverage Maker
Sparkling Beverage Maker