Stupid-Easy Recipe for Cucumber-Basil Simple Syrup (#1 Top-Rated)


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

3. Directions:

  1. 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.
  2. 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.

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