Lemon Basil Blossom Cocktail

Lemon Basil Blossom Cocktail

White rum combined with the juice of half a lemon and muddled lemon basil makes for a drink that's sure to please everyone: not too sweet and not too strong, it's a perfect beginning to any summer night. If you don't have lemon basil, a fragrant herb often used in Indonesian cookery, substitute conventional basil and a few drops of lemon oil. See the recipe for Lemon Basil Blossom Cocktail »Anna Stockwell

White rum combined with the juice of half a lemon and muddled lemon basil makes for a drink that's sure to please everyone: not too sweet and not too strong, it's a perfect beginning for any summer night. If you don't have lemon basil, a fragrant herb often used in Indonesian cookery, substitute conventional basil and a few drops of lemon oil.