Basil Lemon Drop
A refreshing & delcious take on the lemon drop martini
- 1 cup vodka
- 1/3 cup lemon juice
- 1/3 cup simple syrup (heat equal amounts sugar and water until sugar is dissolved; cool before using. Store in covered glass jar in refrigerator)
- 2 large basil leaves
- additional basil leaves for garnish
Chiffonade basil leaves and evenly distribute among four tall glasses. Muddle to release oils.
Combine vodka, lemon juice and simple syrup. (Can be made ahead and refrigerated)
Fill glasses with ice and add vodka mixture.
Garnish with basil leaves.