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Basil-tini Cocktail

5 minutes | Yield: 1 Drink

This Basil cocktail stands out as an intriguing option, combining the unique taste of Basil with a sweet blend of gin and elderflower, crafting the ideal drink for enjoying throughout the spring season.


  • 5 large Soli Living Organic Basil leaves
  • 1/2 oz freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 oz simple syrup*
  • 2 oz Gin
  • 1/2 oz elderflower liqueur
  • 1 dash orange bitters
  • Long orange twist, for garnish


  1. Muddle 4 Basil leaves, lemon juice, and simple syrup in the bottom of a mixing glass.
  2. Add the gin, elderflower liqueur, and bitters. Fill with ice.
  3. Shake for 10 to 12 seconds, then strain into a chilled cocktail glass rimmed with a piece of orange and dipped in raw sugar.
  4. Garnish with remaining Basil leaf and orange twist. Serve immediately

*Note: simple syrup. Mix ½ cup water with ½ cup sugar and bring to a boil over medium heat stirring constantly. Let cool.


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