Author Notes: Last year I made a batch of Basil-Ginger syrup from Fine Cooking and I had plenty left and tried a little of it in a margarita. I love simple margaritas rather than flavored, but the syrup was a nice touch for a change.
Makes 1 batch of syrup
- 2 parts sugar
- 1 part water
- 1 1/2 inch sliced fresh ginger
- 1/4 cup fresh basil, torn
- Simmer all ingredients, allow to steep 30-60 minutes, strain. add some to a margarita.
- This recipe was entered in the contest for Your Best Poolside Cocktail