Basil Hibiscus Lemonade (Surprise Baby Shower for Liz!)

Fresh, earthy, Basil, mixed with sweet hibiscus and tart Lemon juice make a wonderfully refreshing Lemonade!

Basil Hibiscus Lemonade | Fabtastic EatsSURPRISE! Today we’re throwing a virtual baby shower for Liz of The Lemon Bowl! Liz is welcoming her second baby boy so soon and I couldn’t be happier for her! Two boys is an absolute blast! (& handful ;)) but she’s an amazing mom, she’s got this! Liz is one of my favorite bloggers, and just one more reason I love this community so much, she’s a friend! Liz is absolutely hilarious and even though she doesn’t know it, helps keep me conscience of what I’m eating and keeps me motivated to get moving! I love her!

Basil Hibiscus Lemonade | Fabtastic EatsWe’re throwing Liz a lemon themed shower! Fitting, right?! :) There are so many incredible appetizers, mocktails, salads, entrees, and dessert, all including lemon, listed below, and I hope you check them all out! I wish this shower was in person, because you probably wouldn’t be able to pull me away from the food table!!

Basil Hibiscus Lemonade | Fabtastic EatsTo celebrate I made a Basil Hibiscus Lemonade! It’s refreshing, lightly sweetened, fresh and earthy, I loved it so much! If you wanted to, you could always sub out the water for sparkling water to make it even more special, but I loved it as is! It might not be the most beautiful drink, but it sure makes up for it with how tasty it is!!

Basil Hibiscus Lemonade | Fabtastic EatsCheers and Congratulations to Liz, her husband and her sweet little boy on the new addition to their BEAUTIFUL family! We’re all so happy for you, and I can’t wait to see your new handsome little man!

Basil Hibiscus Lemonade | Fabtastic Eats

You’re Invited To celebrate with us! Please check out all the other amazing recipes that were brought to the Virtual Baby Shower in honor of Liz!!

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Appetizers

Beverages

Salads

Main Dish

Desserts

Basil Hibiscus Lemonade & a Baby Shower!

Yield: 2-16 ounce Glasses

Fresh, earthy, Basil, mixed with sweet hibiscus and tart Lemon juice make a wonderfully refreshing Lemonade!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice, about 3 large lemons
  • 10 fresh basil leaves
  • 2 Tablespoons Pure Hibiscus Syrup
  • 2 cups water
  • 4-5 Tablespoons agave nectar
  • Ice

Directions

  1. In your blender, blend together the lemon juice, about 7 or 8 basil leaves, hibiscus syrup, water, and agave until the basil leaves are pretty much pureed.
  2. Fill two 16 ounce glasses with ice 3/4 the way up. Pour the lemonade over the ice. Garnish with remaining basil leaves and slices of lemons if desired. Serve!

Notes

Can easily be doubled or tripled to make a pitcher and serve a crowd!

Alaina

42 Comments

  1. i have never used hibiscus syrup before….very interesting! This drink looks so refreshing, I know Liz would love it!

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