Fresh, sweet, and minty strawberry basil lemonade!
In a sauce pan combine water and sugar. Stir to dissolve sugar.
Over medium heat add strawberries bring so a slow boil and let simmer for about 5-10 minutes. Until the strawberries are soft and syrup is thick.
Let it come to room temp.
When cool transfer strawberries to blender and blend till smooth. Strain out seed or clumps. Add lemon juice and basil. Place in fridge and allow to cool and flavors to marry. This is your strawberry basil syrup.
There are two ways to serve this strawberry basil lemonade.
1.Mix syrup with cold water in 2 liter pitcher and let chill in fridge until ready to serve. Basically like every lemonade :)
2.Serve with sparkling water! To do this so the sparkling water does not go flat leave syrup separate in fridge. When serving add a few TBS of syrup to cup and fill reminder with ice cold sparkling water.