Thai basil infuses this frozen watermelon cocktail with refreshing licorice flavor notes.
Bring sugar and water to boil in small saucepan. Stir in basil. Remove from heat. Let stand 10 minutes
Place watermelon, basil syrup, vodka, liqueur and lemon juice in blender container; cover. Blend on high speed until smooth. Add ice; blend until slushy. Pour into beverage glasses. Serve immediately
Thai Basil and Watermelon Mocktail Slushie: Prepare as directed, omitting vodka and liqueur and decreasing ice cubes to 2 cups.