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Prep Time
5 mins
Total Time
15 mins


6 sprigs
fresh basil, divided
lemon, zested into strips, divided, fruit cut into slices
1/2 cup
125 mL
ice cubes
2 cups
500 mL
1 bottle
carbonated spring water
750 mL


Step 1

In a small saucepan, add 1/2 cup (125 mL) water to sugar, 4 sprigs basil and lemon zest from half the lemon and simmer over low heat until sugar dissolves. (Omit basil and zest to make a plain simple syrup.) Strain and let cool.

Step 2

Chill 8 stemless wine glasses or rock glasses. Once chilled, divide ice cubes, basil leaves from 2 sprigs and lemon slices, cooled syrup and lemonade among glasses. Top up each glass with carbonated water.


ADD SPIRIT: Top with sparkling wine or champagne.

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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Description:
Per serving (250 mL):
20 g
3 mg
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