Plum-Basil Gin Fizz

Plum-Basil Gin Fizz
Plum-Basil Gin Fizz
Deep and sweet, this cocktail is an ideal vehicle for summer's juicy red plums.Helen Rosner

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

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.