• 15 Ratings

This basil cocktail is an elegant twist on the lemon drop martini. Vodka, lemon juice, simple syrup and fresh basil combine to make this lemon drop cocktail the life of the party. Serve over ice and enjoy!

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

total:
15 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
6 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Muddle basil leaves in a large pitcher. Stir in vodka, lemon juice, and simple syrup. Serve over ice.

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For simple syrup, in a small saucepan combine 1 cup water and 1 cup sugar. Cook and stir over medium heat until sugar dissolves. Chill until ready to use. Makes 1 1/2 cups.

Nutrition Facts

300 calories; total fat 0g; saturated fat 0g; polyunsaturated fat 0g; monounsaturated fat 0g; cholesterol 0mg; sodium 2mg; potassium 51mg; carbohydrates 29g; fiber 0g; sugar 26g; protein 0g; trans fatty acid 0g; vitamin a 38IU; vitamin c 18mg; thiamin 0mg; riboflavin 0mg; niacin equivalents 0mg; vitamin b6 0mg; folate 10mcg; vitamin b12 0mcg; calcium 5mg; iron 0mg.
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Reviews

15 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 7
  • 4 star values: 4
  • 3 star values: 4
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 4 stars
08/22/2018
Made it for my party last week. I almost didn't get any it went so fast
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