Peach-Basil Syrup

Peach-Basil SyrupRecipe
Photo: Jennifer Davick
Peach-Basil Syrup offers a nod to the state of Georgia when  this flavored syrup is added to your julep. Muddle this cocktail with a peach slice.


Makes 3 1/3 cups

Recipe from

Southern Living


1 1/2 cups sugar
1 1/2 cups water
2 (5.5-oz.) cans peach nectar
1 split vanilla bean
15 fresh basil sprigs


Boil sugar and water, stirring often, 2 to 3 minutes or until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat; add peach nectar, vanilla bean, and basil sprigs, and cool completely. Cover and chill 24 hours. Strain syrup; discard solids.