Perfect for any summer picnic or backyard barbecue, this blueberry lemonade with ginger and basil is sure to impress your guests.
- 150 g water
- 150 g granulated sugar
- 250 g blueberries
- 2 g fresh Italian sweet basil leaves
Boil the water in a medium sauce pan and add the sugar, stirring until it dissolves completely. Next, add the blueberries and cook until they burst, about 2 minutes. Stir to break up the blueberries, then remove from heat. Add the basil leaves and allow to infuse. Sieve once cool.
Blueberry Lemonade with Ginger and Basil
- Blueberry Syrup (see above)
- 250 g water
- 7½ g freshly squeezed lemon juice
- ginger ale (optional)
Fill a pitcher with ice cubes. Add the Blueberry Syrup, water and lemon juice. Stir well and serve in glasses.
Top off the Blueberry Lemonade with ginger ale, to taste.