Old-Fashioned Lemon Verbena Lemonade Syrup

Recipe by French Tart
READY IN: 2hrs 10mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 300
    ml water
  • 150
  • 2
    large lemons, zest of
  • 10 -12
    lemon verbena leaves, slightly crushed in a mortar and pestle
  • lemon verbena leaf, to garnish
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DIRECTIONS

  • Make the syrup by heating together the water, lemon zest and the sugar. Bring to a boil, take off the heat and allow to infuse until cold. Bring back to a boil and immediately add the lemon verbena leaves. Take off the heat and allow to infuse until cold.
  • Strain the syrup in to a bottle or jar in the fridge until needed. Discard the lemon verbena leaves.
  • To make Lemonade: Pour some syrup into a glass and add water to taste. Serve with ice and garnish with a lemon verbena leaf and a lemon slice.
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