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Peach-Basil Cooler

Mix peaches and basil with club soda for a cool and refreshing mocktail! —Dana Hinck, Pensacola, Florida
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    12 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 4 cups chopped peeled fresh peaches or 1 pound frozen unsweetened sliced peaches
  • 1 package (3/4 ounce) fresh basil leaves
  • 2 cups cold water
  • 1-1/2 cups fresh lemon juice
  • Additional cold water
  • Ice cubes
  • Club soda or champagne
  • Additional fresh basil leaves

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, combine sugar, peaches, basil and water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 5 minutes. Remove from heat; let stand 30 minutes. Discard basil; stir in lemon juice. Refrigerate until cooled completely.
  • Place peach mixture in a blender; cover and process until blended. Strain into a pitcher; add additional cold water to reach desired consistency. To serve, fill glasses with ice. Pour peach mixture halfway up glass; top with club soda or, if desired, champagne. Serve with additional basil.
Nutrition Facts
1 cup: 157 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (38g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

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