Prep Time
5 Mins
Cook Time
5 Mins
Cool Time
1 Hour
Chill Time
24 Hours
Makes about 1 1/2 cups

How to Make It

Step 1

Bring sugar and 1 cup water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Boil, stirring often, 1 minute or until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat; add basil, and cool completely (about 1 hour). Pour into a glass jar. Cover and chill 24 hours. Remove and discard basil.

Step 2

Mint Simple Syrup: Prepare recipe as directed, substituting fresh mint sprigs for basil sprigs.

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