Rating: 4 stars
14 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 7
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 4
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0

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; carbohydrates 29g; sugars 26g; vitamin a 37.7IU; vitamin c 17.8mg; niacin equivalents 0.1mg; folate 9.6mcg; sodium 2mg; potassium 51mg; calcium 5mg; iron 0.1mg.
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