Basil Lemonade - 6 Servings

Cuisinart original

The slight hint of basil in this homemade lemonade is a refreshing change to a classic.


Makes about six 6-ounce servings


6 ounces fresh lemon juice 8 ounces simple syrup* 6 large basil leaves 12 ounces seltzer

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per serving: Calories 154 (0% from fat) • carb. 40g • pro. 0g • fat 0g • sat. fat 0g • chol. 0mg • sod. 1mg • calc. 4mg • fiber 0g


Put ingredients into the blender jar in order listed. Blend, starting on speed 1 and gradually raising to speed 4, for 1 minute. Serve over ice. Note: The lemonade can be strained to remove the chopped basil, or can be served as is. *Simple syrup is sugar dissolved in water. To make, place equal parts water and granulated sugar in a saucepan set over medium-low heat. Syrup is done once the sugar has dissolved. Cool completely before using.