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Raspberry Basil Blossom Gin Smash

Amy Traynor
A fruity twist on the popular Gin Basil Smash, this cocktail is perfect for summer with ripe raspberries and muddled basil blossoms.
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 1 cocktail

Ingredients
  

  • 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)

Instructions
 

  • 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.
Keyword basil, edible flowers, gin, summer cocktails