Basil Citrus Cocktail

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min.


1 serving

Updated: Feb. 15, 2022
Fruity, fantastic and lighter in calories! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Basil Citrus Cocktail Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 6 fresh basil leaves
  • 1-1/2 to 2 cups ice cubes
  • 2 ounces white grapefruit juice
  • 2 ounces mandarin orange juice
  • 3/4 ounce gin
  • 1/2 ounce Domaine de Canton ginger liqueur


  1. In a shaker, muddle basil leaves.
  2. Fill shaker three-fourths full with ice. Add the juices, gin and ginger liqueur; cover and shake until condensation forms on outside of shaker, 10-15 seconds. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

Nutrition Facts

1 serving: 136 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 0 sodium, 14g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.