Lemon and Basil Gin and Tonic | Gin and lemon is such a classic combination but the addition of herbaceous basil means this Gin and Tonic pops with a wonderfully different flavor. This lemon and basil G&T is refreshing and unusual take on your normal G&T. Recipe by Sprinkles and Sprouts | Delicious Food for Easy Entertaining
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Lemon and Basil Gin and Tonic

Gin and lemon is such a classic combination but the addition of herbaceous basil means this Gin and Tonic pops with a wonderfully different flavor. This lemon and basil G&T is refreshing and unusual take on your normal G&T
Course Cocktail
Cuisine Modern British
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 142kcal
Author Claire | Sprinkles and Sprouts

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 6 basil leaves
  • 1 cup ice
  • 1/2 cup gin
  • 1 1/2 cups Tonic more or less to taste
  • Garnish: lemon twist and fresh basil leaves

Instructions

  • Place the lemon juice, basil leaves and ice in cocktail shaker (or jar with a lid). Shake well to bruise the basil.
  • Add the gin and shake again.
  • Strain the flavoured gin into two glasses. Add more ice and top with tonic.
  • Garnish and serve immediately.

Nutrition

Calories: 142kcal | Sodium: 8mg | Vitamin A: 1.3% | Vitamin C: 3.5% | Calcium: 0.5%