About this Cocktail
Basil fresh from my garden! With sweet herbal notes mixed with the citrus taste of lime and gin..... You will forget how many you've had!!
1 1/2 oz London Dry Gin
1 1/2 oz basil simple syrup
1/2 oz lime juice
Garnish with basil and lime wedge
Basil simple syrup: boil 4 cups of fresh clean basil in 2 cups water, strain pieces out and dissolve 2 cups sugar. It will fill 2 mason jars.
Store leftover syrup In fridge. Add an oz of vodka to each container to extend storage life.
In a cocktail shaker, fill with ice then add syrup, gin, and lime juice. Shake and pour into martini glass. Garnish with lime and basil.
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