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Lemon Basil Spritzer

Author Cathy Trochelman

Ingredients

  • 1 c. champagne
  • 1/2 c. lemonade
  • 2 Tbsp. basil simple syrup or more to taste
  • ice
  • For the Basil Simple Syrup:
  • 1 c. water
  • 1 c. sugar
  • 1 c. loosely packed fresh basil leaves

Instructions

  1. Fill glass 1/3 full with iced (crushed is best!)
  2. Add 1 c. champagne, 1/2 c. lemonade, and 2 Tbsp. basil simple syrup and mix.
  3. Add additional basil syrup, if desired.
  4. For the Simple Syrup:
  5. Bring water and sugar to a boil in a small saucepan.
  6. Stir in fresh basil leaves; remove from heat, and cool.
  7. Store in airtight container in refrigerator.