Basil Citrus Cocktail Recipe

Basil Citrus Cocktail Recipe
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Basil Citrus Cocktail Recipe

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Fruity, fantastic and lighter in calories! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Featured In: 25 Fresh Basil Recipes
MAKES:
1 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:
1 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

In a shaker, muddle basil leaves.
Fill shaker three-fourths full with ice. Add the juices, gin and ginger liqueur; cover and shake for 10-15 seconds or until condensation forms on outside of shaker. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Yield: 1 serving.
Originally published as Basil Citrus Cocktail in Healthy Cooking December/January 2012, p41

Nutritional Facts

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

  • 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 for 10-15 seconds or until condensation forms on outside of shaker. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Yield: 1 serving.
Originally published as Basil Citrus Cocktail in Healthy Cooking December/January 2012, p41

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