Strawberry Basil Meyer Lemon Drop Martinis

13 Apr

Cocktail time! Muddle 2 strawberries and 1 big basil leaf, then add juice of 3 lemons and 4 oz of Vodka. Shake over ice and strain. Garnish with strawberry, zest and a small leaf of basil. Cheers!

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3 Responses to “Strawberry Basil Meyer Lemon Drop Martinis”

  1. Dene April 15, 2013 at 9:01 am #

    Thank you for this recipe. Love these flavorful drinks. One I would like to share with you is a “Raspberry Thyme Smash”

    2 fresh thyme sprigs, divided
    7 fresh raspberries, divided
    1/4 cup Hendrick’s gin (is infused with cucumbers and rose petals)
    2 tablespoons simple syrup
    2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
    ice cubes
    Remove leaves from 1 thyme sprig, place in cocktail shaker. Add 6 berries: mash with muddler. Fill cocktail shaker with ice; add gin, simple syrup and lime juice. Cover, shake vigoursly until cold. Srain into highball glass filled with ice. Thread 1 raspberry onto remaining thyme sprig; place on rim of glass.

    Can’t remember if we shared this with you once at our place.

    • Kim April 15, 2013 at 2:20 pm #

      Hi Dene, I don’t think we had cocktails together but yours sound de-lish! Going to try it next weekend, thanks so much!

    • Kim April 15, 2013 at 10:04 pm #

      Kevin says we’ll drink with you any night!

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