Basil Melon Slush
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This fresh and fruity drink has a sour-sweet flavour with an aroma of basil. It's fancy just as is or make it into a margarita by adding in some tequila. Cheers!
Prep Time: 15 min
Additional Time: Freeze melon overnight
Cook time: N/A
Yield: 4 Cups of slush
1 honeydew melon, diced and frozen
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
1 bunch thai basil
1 cup lime juice (about 6 limes)
In a medium saucepan over medium-low heat combine sugar, water and basil leaves. Stir until sugar has dissolved and then heat for 5 min further. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
Blend the simple syrup and basil together, strain and reserve syrup.
In a blender combine frozen melon, lime juice and 6 tbsp of simple syrup.
Serve 1/2 cup of the slush in each glass and top up with 1/2 cup of club soda.
Zhuzh it up!
Make this a true margarita and add in 2oz of tequila.
This amazing recipe was adapted from the Food and Wine Website but it has since disappeared.