Strawberry-Basil Shrub

Note: Honey should not be served to children under the age of one.


  • 1 cup sliced strawberries
  • 1 cup apple cider vinegar or balsamic vinegar
  • 1 cup raw honey* or sugar
  • ½ cup fresh basil leaves (roughly chopped)
  • Sparkling mineral water
  • Ice


  1. In a quart-size glass jar combine strawberries, vinegar, honey and basil leaves. Place the covered jar in the refrigerator for 2-3 days. Use a fine mesh colander to strain out the basil and strawberry. Combine ¼ cup shrub and 1 cup of sparkling mineral water in a glass over ice.