Raspberry Basil Limoncello Cocktail
This cocktail is refreshing, combining fresh raspberries with basil infused simple syrup and limoncello.
Simple Syrup (1 Cup Water/1 Cup Sugar) & 8-10 Fresh Basil Leaves
2 Cups Fresh Lemon Juice
2 Cups Vodka
1 Cup Raspberries
Fresh Basil Leaves & Raspberries (Garnish)
Simple Syrup: Place 1 Cup of Water and 1 Cup of Sugar in a pot and heat until the sugar dissolves (approx. 3-5 minutes). Add the fresh basil leaves and simmer for 15 minutes. Let mixture cool and discard basil leaves. In a large pitcher, add the simple syrup, fresh lemon juice and vodka. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Place ice cubes in the bottom of the martini glass and fill a cocktail shaker with ice cubes. Add the fresh raspberries to the cocktail shaker and muddle. Add the drink mix to the cocktail shaker, and shake for several minutes. Strain the mixture into the martini glass and serve. Garnish with basil leaves and fresh raspberries.