Basil and Cinnamon Syrup

  • Servings: makes 1 cup

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  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 cup finely shredded fresh basil
  • One 2-inch piece of cinnamon stick
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

How to make this recipe

  1. In a small saucepan, combine the water and sugar. Add the basil and cinnamon and simmer over low heat until reduced to 1 cup, about 10 minutes. Cool to room temperature, then strain. Stir in the lemon juice.


One-Quarter Cup Calories 39 kcal, Carbohydrate 10 gm.

Serve With

Peaches, nectarines and all kinds of berries.

Contributed By Published September 1997

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