Blueberry Lemonade with Ginger and Basil

Perfect for any summer picnic or backyard barbecue, this blueberry lemonade with ginger and basil is sure to impress your guests.

Blueberry Syrup


  • 150 g water
  • 150 g granulated sugar
  • 250 g blueberries
  • 2 g fresh Italian sweet basil leaves

Boil the water in a medium sauce pan and add the sugar, stirring until it dissolves completely. Next, add the blueberries and cook until they burst, about 2 minutes. Stir to break up the blueberries, then remove from heat. Add the basil leaves and allow to infuse. Sieve once cool.

Blueberry Lemonade with Ginger and Basil


  • Blueberry Syrup (see above)
  • 250 g water
  • 7½ g freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ginger ale (optional)

Fill a pitcher with ice cubes. Add the Blueberry Syrup, water and lemon juice. Stir well and serve in glasses.

Top off the Blueberry Lemonade with ginger ale, to taste.

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