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Lillet Cocktail Recipe 2009-07-09 12:33:06

Lillet-Basil Cocktail

Lillet-Basil Cocktail

From Martha Stewart


  1. 1 cup ice, plus more for serving
    1/2 cup Lillet Blanc
    1 ounce (2 tablespoons) gin
    2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
    1/4 cup loosely packed fresh basil leaves, plus sprigs for garnish
    Splash of tonic water
    1 cucumber spear, for garnish
    1 cinnamon stick, for garnish


  1. Put ice, Lillet, gin, orange juice, and basil in a cocktail shaker; shake well.
  2. Fill a glass with ice; strain mixture into glass. Add tonic water. Garnish with cucumber spear, cinnamon stick, and basil sprigs.

Makes 1 drink.

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