Serves: For 2 gallon beverage jar
- 1 gallon water
- 4 cups sugar
- 2 tablespoons lime zest
- 6 cups lime juice
- 3 oz. basil leaves
- ½–¾ bag of ice
Procedures:Substitute lemons with lime juice and fresh, sweet basil for this invigorating twist on lemonade.
Stir water, sugar and zest in saucepan over medium heat until sugar is dissolved and mixture is hot. Add juice and basil and marinate mixture at least 2 hours or overnight. Adjust sugar or citrus, as to your preference. Strain into beverage jar, top with ice and lime slices, and serve.