Add some sweetness to your drink menu with this refreshing cocktail featuring peaches, lemon juice, and basil.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Blaine Moats

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prep:
15 mins
chill:
1 hr
total:
1 hr 15 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large saucepan combine 1 cup water, sugar, and lemon juice. Bring to boiling, stirring to dissolve sugar. Add peaches and basil. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally; cool. Remove and discard basil. Transfer peach mixture to a blender or food processor. Cover and blend or process until smooth. Pour into a pitcher; cover and chill.

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  • Stir gin and Aperol into peach mixture. Slowly pour in desired amount of sparkling water; stir gently. Serve over ice with orange and peach slices and additional basil.

Nutrition Facts

233 calories; carbohydrates 33g; insoluble fiber 2g; sugars 21g; protein 1g; vitamin a 302.7IU; vitamin c 19.5mg; niacin equivalents 0.7mg; folate 11.2mcg; sodium 11mg; potassium 189mg; calcium 35mg; iron 0.2mg.
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