When I lived in Florence, Italy, for five years one of my favorite things to do was head to a bar with my friends and drink an icy glass of sparkling lemonade. Forever fans of a little drama and lots of sweets, Italians love mixing fruit and soda water to give it an exciting zing! This recipe combines two of my favorites: homemade raspberry juice and homemade Italian lemonade with a basil simple syrup. It may sound gourmet, but it’s easy make and delicious. It’s fun if you thread raspberries along the straws, or make ice cubes with berries embedded in them. This is also a great base for an adult cocktail.
What’s your favorite way to make lemonade? Leave a comment below!