This dual-purposed drink can be made as lemonade for your kids and a cocktail for you (just add vodka after).
Strawberry Basil LemonadeCourse: DrinksDifficulty: Easy
The fresh basil in this strawberry lemonade recipe adds a fresh twist! Perfect for a sunny spring day.
10 lemons, juiced
3/4 cup superfine sugar
4 cups of water
⅓ cup fresh basil
8-10 strawberries, tops removed
½ cup vodka (optional)
- Juice the lemons and transfer to a large pitcher. Add sugar and water. Stir combine and dissolve. Add the strawberries and basil.
- Using an immersion blender, blend the mixture until mix is pink and basil is chopped — about 20 seconds.
- Add alcohol if desired. Serve over crushed ice and enjoy!