Raspberry Basil Blossom Gin Smash
A fruity twist on the popular Gin Basil Smash, this cocktail is perfect for summer with ripe raspberries and muddled basil blossoms.
- 2 oz gin
- ¾ oz simple syrup
- ½ lemon, cut into wedges
- 5 raspberries
- 1 basil blossom stem (about 4" long) (or 8 basil leaves)
In the bottom of a cocktail shaker, muddle the raspberries, lemon wedges, and basil blossoms.
Add the gin and simple syrup to the shaker and fill it 3/4 with ice.
Shake until chilled, about 12 seconds, then strain the cocktail into a rocks glass or small wine glass filled with crushed ice.
Garnish with raspberries and basil blossoms.