Grapefruit Gin Basil Cocktail
Fresh squeezed red grapefruit juice, gin and muddled basil combine in this healthy cocktail that will brighten light up any winter happy hour.
Servings 1 drink
- 1 T grapefruit marmalade
- 2 large fresh basil leaves torn (plus more for garnish)
- ¾ c freshly squeezed grapefruit juice
- 1½ oz. gin
- 1-2 T grapefruit simple syrup (recipe below)
- ice cubes
Grapefruit Simple Syrup
- ¼ cup sugar
- ¼ cup fresh squeezed grapefruit juice
Make the cocktail
Muddle the marmalade and basil in a cocktail shaker. To this, press the leaves and marmalade together until you can smell the basil. The goal is to pull out the natural, flavorful oils.
Add ice cubes, gin, grapefruit simple syrup and fresh grapefruit juice to a shaker. Shake well.
Pour into your favorite glass and enjoy it with or without ice.
Calories: 283kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 27mg | Potassium: 287mg | Sugar: 46g | Vitamin C: 49mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg