Basil and Jalapeno Lemonade
How to Make Basil and Jalapeno Lemonade
- Simple Syrup: In large saucepan combine water, sugar, basil, mint and whole jalapeno. Bring to a boil and then reduce to simmer. Continue simmering for 20 minutes. Strain simple syrup and discard jalapeno and leaves. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours - overnight is best.
- In very large punch container combine syrup, soda and juice.
- Serve over ice. Garnish with fresh basil or mint, if desired.