Coconut Water Shaved Ice With Strawberry Basil Syrup

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1 pint strawberries, quartered
2 tablespoons basil, torn (about 4 large leaves)
1/2 cup sugar
Pinch of salt
1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 pint coconut water (from a box is fine)

Pour coconut water into ice cube tray and freeze.

Cut strawberries into quarters. Combine in a pot with sugar and 3/4 cups water. Bring to a boil over high heat, turn heat to low and simmer 10 to 15 minutes, until tender. Strain and discard solids, and refrigerate syrup until completely chilled, at least 2 hours.

Pop the coconut water cubes into the blender and crush until fine.  Scoop into a cup or bowl and drizzle with syrup.  

Enjoy!

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3 comments on “Coconut Water Shaved Ice With Strawberry Basil Syrup

  1. Okay, so coconut water ice cubes is the best idea I’ve ever heard of. Thanks for the tip (and the recipe – I’ll definitely be trying this when I get my new VitaMix!)

    • Haha! I know! I read somewhere that you even can have edible flowers in your ice-cubes (but the coconut icecube thing seems to be so much better!) What is a VitaMix?

  2. Tarra Siminski says:

    Coconut water is full of minerals and trace minerals that our body needs. The great thing is that it is tasty too. –

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