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Basil and Mint Lemonade

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: about 5 cups 1x


The flavors of basil and mint make this lemonade something a little more special and unique.




  • 2 cups lemon juice
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 cups basil and mint simple syrup (recipe follows)

Basil & Mint Simple Syrup

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ cup loosely packed basil
  • ½ cup loosely packed mint


To make the simple syrup:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a saucepan and simmer over low heat until the sugar is melted. Strain through a sieve and discard the herbs.

To make the lemonade:

  1. Combine all ingredients and stir. Serve cold.