If you’re into your G&T’s then this Basil and Blueberry Gin and Tonic is the cocktail for you! Significantly, it actually is a superb summer time cocktail with a great deal of recent basil, tones of golden honey and a zap of sweetness from blueberries. I’ll take a double please!

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Blueberry and Basil Gin and Tonic

I simply love the mix of basil and blueberries. The basil in my backyard is flourishing and I needed to decide the entire bunch, so I made a decision to {photograph} them earlier than turning it into pesto. And because it goes on a sizzling day, I used to be quickly enticed to make use of a few of these lovely recent basil in a refreshing gin and tonic cocktail. 

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What do it is advisable to make a Basil and Blueberry Gin and Tonic Cocktail

For this straightforward basil and blueberry gin and tonic recipe you merely want your 

  1. gin and tonic, 
  2. recent or frozen blueberries, 
  3. basil leaves, 
  4. and naturally a easy honey syrup or only a plain outdated easy syrup. 

(It’s a simple syrup that consists of equal elements sugar to water, giving your cocktail that candy aspect.)

I made a decision to make a honey easy syrup as a result of it truly is fall-off-your-chair straightforward, AND provides an entire different dimension to the style of the cocktail.

Merely take half a cup of honey, add one other half a cup of heat water and blend collectively in a shaker or container.  You should utilize this honey syrup or honey liquid over smoothies and desserts or to glaze meats – so many makes use of! 

Blueberry and Basil Gin and Tonic

How To Make a Basil and Blueberry Gin and Tonic

Merely seize some blueberries and tear aside some recent basil leaves and place them within the backside of every cocktail glass.  Crush the blueberries and basil leaves with a muddler to launch the superb aromas and flavours. Subsequent add crushed ice, a shot of your favorite gin and a shot of honey easy syrup. Lastly prime it up together with your favorite tonic water and add extra blueberries and recent basil.  

Blueberry and Basil Gin and Tonic

Bottoms Up! I’m so proud of how this refreshing summer time drink got here out guys.  I hope you take pleasure in it as a lot as I’ve! Cheers!

Blueberry and Basil Gin and Tonic

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Basil and Blueberry Gin and Tonic

A deliciously recent and aromatic summer time G&T with blueberries, recent basil, a honey easy syrup and your favorite gin and tonic combo.

Blueberry and Basil Gin and Tonic

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Directions

  1. Divide the frozen blueberries and recent basil leaves into 4 cocktail glasses.

  2. Add crushed ice to every glass.

  3. Add 30 ml of honey easy syrup to every glass. (Merely take 1/2 cup of honey with 1/2 cup of heat water and blend – retailer within the fridge)

  4. Add a shot (30ml) of gin and prime up with tonic of alternative. Garnish with extra basil leaves and blueberries.

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