Say cheers to the holiday season with this delicious mocktail!
- 1 cup of fresh lemon juice (10 to 12 lemons squeezed)
- 1/2 cup of honey
- 2 cups of loosely packed basil leaves
- A pinch of salt
- 3 cups of cold water
- 1 litre of ice
- Basil leaves for garnish
- Optional – your choice of alcohol
Combine lemon juice, honey, basil leaves, and salt in a blender. Blend on a high speed for about a minute, or until the mixture has a smooth texture to your liking. Strain through a fine mesh strainer into a pitcher. Discard any solids. Add cold water and whisk to combine. Crush ice in the blender and add. Serve in ice filled glasses and garnish with basil leaves.