Plum-Basil Gin Fizz

Deep and sweet, this cocktail is an ideal vehicle for summer’s juicy red plums.

Plum-Basil Gin Fizz Plum-Basil Gin Fizz
Deep and sweet, this cocktail is an ideal vehicle for summer's juicy red plums.
Yield: makes ONE DRINK

Ingredients

  • 1 ripe plum, pitted, half diced and half sliced
  • 5 large basil leaves
  • 2 oz. gin
  • 1 oz. simple syrup
  • Seltzer, to top drink
  • Lime wedge, for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the diced plum and basil leaves. Fill the shaker with ice; add the gin & simple syrup. Place on the shaker lid and shake for 1 minute. Pour into a glass filled the sliced plum. Fill glass to the top with seltzer and garnish with lime wedge.