Active Time
10 HR 10 MIN
Total Time
N/A
Yield
Serves : 5 cups

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How to Make It

Step 1    

In a medium saucepan, simmer 1 cup water with sugar until the sugar is dissolved. Add basil and mint leaves and let steep for 1 hour.

Step 2    

Strain and discard the herbs. Let the syrup cool completely. Stir 4 cups cold water and fresh lime juice into the syrup.

Step 3    

Make the soda according to the manufacturers' directions. Serve in tall glasses over ice.

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