Watermelon and Basil Spritz

by | Dec 18, 2023 | 0 comments

AuthorTessaCategoryDifficultyBeginner

A beautiful, refreshing drink that the whole family can enjoy!

Yields4 Servings
Prep Time10 minsCook Time30 minsTotal Time40 mins
Ingredients
Basil Sugar Syrup
 1 cup water
 1/4 cup rapadura sugar
 1 cup basil leaves
Spritz
 1/2 watermelon
 1/2 litre mineral water
 ice
 garnish with watermelon slices and basil leaves (optional)
Directions
Basil sugar syrup
1

Combine all basil sugar syrup ingredients in a pot over a high heat and bring to a boil.

2

Stir continuously until the sugar dissolves.

3

Reduce heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes.

4

Let sit for approximately one hour. Drain through a sieve and store in an air-tight glass container in the fridge. This can be kept in the fridge for 1 week.

Watermelon Spritz
5

Blitz watermelon in a blender or thermomix. Pour into a jug.

6

Top the jug with mineral water and add the basil sugar syrup (to taste).

7

Add ice and garnish with watermelon slices and extra basil leaves.

Ingredients

Ingredients
Basil Sugar Syrup
 1 cup water
 1/4 cup rapadura sugar
 1 cup basil leaves
Spritz
 1/2 watermelon
 1/2 litre mineral water
 ice
 garnish with watermelon slices and basil leaves (optional)

Directions

Directions
Basil sugar syrup
1

Combine all basil sugar syrup ingredients in a pot over a high heat and bring to a boil.

2

Stir continuously until the sugar dissolves.

3

Reduce heat to low and simmer for 5 minutes.

4

Let sit for approximately one hour. Drain through a sieve and store in an air-tight glass container in the fridge. This can be kept in the fridge for 1 week.

Watermelon Spritz
5

Blitz watermelon in a blender or thermomix. Pour into a jug.

6

Top the jug with mineral water and add the basil sugar syrup (to taste).

7

Add ice and garnish with watermelon slices and extra basil leaves.

Watermelon and Basil Spritz
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