Strawberry Basil Soda - Soda Sparkle

Strawberry Basil Soda

Strawberry Basil Soda


  • 500g strawberries, trimmed
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1/2 cup loosely packed basil leaves
  • 1 cup sugar
  • Soda Sparkled Water


  • Place strawberries in a blender and pulse until smooth. Strain through a sieve, pushing juice through with a spatula. Discard solids.
  • Pour strawberry juice into a liquid measuring cup. Add water to reach 1 cup if needed. Pour into a small saucepan with lemon juice, basil, and sugar.
  • Heat mixture over medium heat until boiling. Simmer 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove from heat and let cool. Strain syrup through a sieve into a clean container and discard solids.
  • To serve, mix strawberry syrup to taste with Soda Sparkled Water and stir.
  • Garnish with fresh strawberries and basil leaves.