Basil Martini
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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!!

Ingredients:
  • 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
Preparation:

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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