- 250ml boiling water
- 100g golden caster sugar
Flavourings to choose from
- handful fresh basil sprigs (including stalks)
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- 1 lemongrass stalk and 2 fresh mint sprigs
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- 1 vanilla pod and 2 strips of lemon zest
Stir the boiling water and sugar together until the sugar has dissolved. Add your choice of flavourings and leave until cool. To keep syrup for 2-3 days, pour into jars and chill. Remove herbs before using.
To use syrup, pour over summer berries, stir to mix, then leave to steep for about 30 mins before serving.