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
- 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
- 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.