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Basil Lemon Drop Cocktails

Best Basil Lemon Drop Cocktails

  • Author: scrambledandscrumptious
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 2 minutes
  • Total Time: 7 minutes
  • Yield: 1 cocktail 1x
  • Category: Cocktails
  • Method: Cocktails
  • Cuisine: Cocktails


The best basil lemon drop cocktails are a great way to enjoy Spring. There’s nothing better than enjoying a cocktail on the patio in the sun!


  • 6 basil leaves (could substitute with mint if you prefer)
  • 1oz fresh lemon juice
  • 2 oz vodka
  • 1/2 oz Triple Sec
  • 1 tsp honey (more or less, to taste)
  • garnish: lemon twist, lemon slice, or fresh basil leaf


  • Optional sugar rim: moisten the rim of your martini or cocktail glass and dip into a shallow plate of sugar.
  • Muddle the basil in lemon juice in the bottom of your cocktail shaker. 
  • Add ice, vodka, Triple Sec, and honey to the shaker, Shake vigorously until well combined and very cold. 
  • Strain into your martini glass and add your garnish. Enjoy!


  • This recipe can easily be expanded to serve more. Simply multiply the ingredients by the number of cocktails you wish to serve!
  • I have not included nutrition information for this recipe due to the variability of cocktail preparations.
  • Enjoy responsibly – you must be the legal age in your country to consume alcohol. If you drink, don’t drive.


  • Serving Size: 1 cocktail
  • Calories: 0
  • Sugar: 0
  • Sodium: 0
  • Fat: 0
  • Saturated Fat: 0
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 0
  • Fiber: 0
  • Protein: 0
  • Cholesterol: 0

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