Raspberry-basil mojitoBy Chatelaine
Mix up this traditional cocktail and say cheers to summer.
- 6 fresh mint leaves
- 4 1/2 tsp basil syrup
- 1/4 cup raspberries
- 2 oz white rum
- 1 oz fresh lime juice
- TO make basil syrup: Mix 1 bunch of fresh basil, 1 cup granulated sugar and 1 cup water in a small pot. Boil for 1 min. Chill. Strain. (Keeps well, refrigerated, up to 2 weeks.)
- MUDDLE mint, syrup and raspberries in a shaker.
- FILL with ice. Add rum and lime juice.
- SHAKE, then pour into a tall glass. Garnish with raspberry and mint skewer.