Nirvana Lemonade - You'll Only Want This Lemonade 4eva!!!!

READY IN: 1min
Recipe by BBCFan

OMG! My friend in Germany took my to a Thai restaurant that had lemonade with ginger and basil. I thought to myself "What a wacky combination!" So I decided to try it. OMG! OMG! The ground moved, the clouds parted and I heard angel voices singing in 4 part harmony. It was that good. This, is as close as I can come to replicate that glass of beverage perfection I found in Germany. I hope you enjoy this as much as I do. (The only thing that could make this more perfect is vodka.)

Top Review by Shesamazingnyc

You did not exaggerate. It IS nirvana. Made it tonight, using fresh-squeezed lemons and used still water, not carbonated. Next time, I'll sweeten it with a basil/ginger infused simple syrup, and maybe serve it over crushed ice... Very refreshing, beguiling flavors and the kids even liked it!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 (4 g) packetsof crystal light lemonade (the kind made to flavor water bottles)
  • 3 (12 ounce) cansof fizzy water (seltzer, mineral water with gas, club soda)
  • basil
  • fresh ginger


  1. Mix the water and lemondade mix together.
  2. Rip apart basil into pieces according to your taste prefference.
  3. Grate fresh ginger into lemonade according to how much or how little you like.
  4. ENJOY!

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