Florimar

Digestive liquor

Ingredients

40 leaves basil
5 dl pure alcohol 95°
3/4l water
500 gr sugar
2 big lemons

Preparation

Bring to boil sugar with water until totally melt. Let it cool and put it in a glass container. Add basil, alcohol and grated zest (just the external yellow part). Mix and close hermetically. Leave it for 9 days at room temperature without opening it, shaking it sometimes to  mix ingredients. Then filter and put it in a bottle.