Cucumber Mint and Basil Soda

Cucumber Mint and Basil Soda created by Baby Kato

bon Appetite had this and several other summer soda recipes. I make most of my own fizzy drinks from fruit in my yard. I like this veggie alternative. I will be trying this with stevia instead.

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10mins
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ingredients

directions

  • Bring water and sugar to a boil to make simple syrup.
  • Keep 1.5 cups in a small saucepan and remove pan from heat.
  • Add cucumber slices (reserving 12 for garnish), 24 mint leaves, and basil.
  • Cover and let steep for 30 minutes.
  • Strain cucumber-herb syrup into a jar, pressing on solids in strainer.
  • Fill a 12-oz. glass with ice cubes. Add 2 tablespoons syrup and top with soda water (about 1/2 cup). Stir to combine. Garnish with cucumber slice and sprig of mint. Repeat to make 11 more sodas.
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"bon Appetite had this and several other summer soda recipes. I make most of my own fizzy drinks from fruit in my yard. I like this veggie alternative. I will be trying this with stevia instead."
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  1. Baby Kato
    Cucumber Mint and Basil Soda Created by Baby Kato
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  2. Baby Kato
    Cucumber Mint and Basil Soda Created by Baby Kato
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  3. Baby Kato
    Thank you for sharing this lovely recipe. It looks so pretty. It is cool and very refreshing. Full of flavor, not too sweet, just right. It was quick and easy to make, with great instructions. I wouldn't change a thing. Made for Whats? on the Menu.
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  4. Ambervim
    bon Appetite had this and several other summer soda recipes. I make most of my own fizzy drinks from fruit in my yard. I like this veggie alternative. I will be trying this with stevia instead.
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