Basil Limoncello Cocktail
For a refreshingly simple cocktail that’s citrusy, bubbly, and herbaceous try the Basil Limoncello Cocktail!Jump to Recipe
This cocktail is a burst of refreshing citrus flavors balanced by herbaceous basil with an effervescent finish. The best part? It’s only six ingredients, and you probably have most of them in your kitchen already. So, upgrade your happy hour with the Basil Limoncello Cocktail which features a standout ingredient you won’t want to forget!
If you’re curious about what makes this cocktail really shine, let me tell ya! Add a splash of limoncello to this libation for an exciting element that really gives this cocktail depth.
Limoncello is such a fun ingredient to use in a cocktail especially if you’re a citrus fanatic like myself. The taste of this liqueur is smooth with tart notes and a slightly sweet finish. If you’ve never tried it, the Basil Limoncello Cocktail is the perfect recipe to enjoy it in!
This brightly colored liqueur comes from Southern Italy and is typically enjoyed as an aperitif which means it’s consumed before a meal. Limoncello is a very versatile liqueur that can be paired with a plethora of other spirits or sipped on solo! Plus, you can also use limoncello when you’re cooking or baking too. But my favorite way to relish this liqueur is with premium vodka.
P.S. you can make limoncello from scratch! All you need are lemon peels and vodka. Click here to DIY limoncello.
The Basil Limoncello Cocktail is all about fresh ingredients like basil, lemon juice, and limoncello! Find out what I used to create this unique cocktail
Get your cocktail shaker and muddler ready and let’s make this exciting libation!
To make this delicious drink, start by adding the fresh basil leaves and lemon juice to a cocktail shaker and muddle. This releases fresh, earthy flavors. Next, add the limoncello, vodka, agave and ice to the shaker and shake until the outside is chilled.
Prepare two glasses with fresh ice and divide the mixture. Top the glasses with sparkling water and stir. Garnish with lemon slices and basil and enjoy!
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