This garden-fresh simple syrup recipe will add a hint of basil to your favorite cocktails.
- 1/2 cup turbinado sugar
- 1/2 cup boiling water
- 1/2 cup packed fresh basil leaves
Combine the sugar and boiling water.
Stir until the sugar is dissolved.
Add the basil leaves and steep in hot simple syrup for 15 minutes.
Strain into a clean jar, cover and refrigerate for up to two weeks.