Citrus and Basil Cocktail

Citrus and Basil Cocktail

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 5 min
  • Serving: 1 Serving

Citrus-flavored vodka and fresh basil make an invigorating combination when blended with homemade lemonade in this summertime treat.


  • 1-1/2 ounces citrus-flavored vodka
  • 1-1/2 ounces homemade lemonade
  • 1/4 ounce simple syrup
  • 2 fresh basil leaves
  • lemon zest peel and basil sprig to garnish


  1. Pre-chill a cocktail glass by placing it into the freezer for 5 minutes.
  2. Place all of the ingredients, except for the garnishes, into a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  3. Vigorously shake the mixture for 35 seconds and then strain into the chilledcocktail glass.
  4. Garnish the drink with the lemon zest peel and basil sprig and then serve immediately.

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