Basil-infused simple syrup adds a summery note to any mixed drink.).
Satisfy your sweet tooth with this easy-to-make recipe for Cucumber-Basil Simple Syrup.
1. Info for Cucumber-Basil Simple Syrup
- Cook Time: 25 min
- Total Time: 25 min
- Servings: 4
- Calories: 103 kcal
2. Ingredients for Cucumber-Basil Simple Syrup
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 3 sprigs basil
- 4 tablespoons lime juice
- 1/2 cup cucumber, diced
- In a small saucepan combine the water and sugar. Bring to a boil over medium high heat. Give the pan a quick stir to make sure the sugar has dissolved and remove from heat.
- Add in sprigs of basil, lime juice, and cucumber. Let steep for 15 to 20 minutes, then pour through a strainer to remove all solids. Simple syrup may be stored for 2-3 weeks in the refrigerator.