Basil Drinks: 10 Refreshing Recipes!

Basil Drinks: 10 Refreshing Recipes!

I love basil so much, that it almost makes me want to cook. Almost. (Lucky for me: my husband is the fantastic cook in our home!) Instead, I’ve wondered how basil would taste in Summer drinks. I didn’t have to look far: I consulted my Pinterest board – Festive Drink Recipes – and found these refreshing ideas!

Frozen Basil Blender:

Frozen Basil Blender drink recipe | Pizzazzerie
Frozen Basil Blender | Pizzazzerie

Cherry Basil Lemon Fizz (can be made with or w/out alcohol):

Cherry Basil Lemon Fizz drink recipe | Living Better Together
Cherry Basil Lemon Fizz | Living Better Together

Refreshing Strawberry Basil Margarita:

Refreshing Strawberry Basil Margarita recipe | Stagetecture
Refreshing Strawberry Basil Margarita | Stagetecture

Sparkling Italian Lemonade (non-alcoholic):

Sparkling Italian Lemonade recipe (non-alcoholic) | Seeded at the Table
Sparkling Italian Lemonade | Seeded at the Table

Orange Basil Mojito:

Orange Basil Mojito recipe | Dine and Dish
Orange Basil Mojito | Dine and Dish

Cucumber Mint Basil Soda (non-alcoholic):

Cucumber Mint Basil Soda (non-alcoholic) | Bon Appétit
Cucumber Mint Basil Soda | Bon Appétit

Basil Limeade Slushies (can be made with or w/out alcohol)

Basil Limeade Slushies recipe | Food & Wine
Basil Limeade Slushies | Food & Wine

Basil Gimlet Fizz:

Basil Gimlet Fizz recipe | Martha Stewart
Basil Gimlet Fizz | Martha Stewart

Pineapple Mango Basil Sangria:

Pineapple Mango Basil Sangria recipe | Inspired by Charm
Pineapple Mango Basil Sangria | Inspired by Charm

Blueberry Basil Cocktail:

Blueberry Basil Cocktail recipe | Too Many Ingredients
Blueberry Basil Cocktail | Too Many Ingredients

For more drink recipes – including kid-friendly options – follow my Festive Drink Recipes board on Pinterest!

Did you plant basil this year? It’s not too late!

~Laura

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