Keep this Summer cooler with this Cranberry-Basil Spritzer,

Cool down with refreshing drinks like Cranberry-Basil Spritzer, make
this simple summer cooler at home.


  • Chilled water
  • sugar
  • basil leaves
  • unsweetened cranberry juice
  • fresh lime juice
  • chilled club soda
  • slice lime
  • fresh cranberries

1) In a saucepan over medium-high heat, bring water and sugar to a
boil. Stir to dissolve sugar. Add 1/2 cup basil leaves, remove pan
from heat, and let steep for 20 minutes.
2) Strain syrup and let cool for at least 1 hour. In a large pitcher,
combine syrup, unsweetened cranberry juice, and fresh lime juice.
3) Fill pitcher with chilled club soda, then add lime slices, fresh
cranberries, and 1/2 cup basil leaves. Garnish with basil.

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