Gin, Watermelon, and Basil Cocktail

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Gin, Watermelon, and Basil Cocktail

Discover our fabulous gin, watermelon, and basil cocktail, a refreshing and delightful blend perfect for long summer evenings. With a hint of basil and a punch of gin, this balanced cocktail is a true delight for the taste buds. Get ready for a flavor journey in a summer garden.



  • 5 cl gin
  • 3 cl freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 to 2 cl simple syrup
  • 2 pieces of watermelon
  • 2 chopped basil leaves
  • A pinch of salt

Preparation steps

  1. Start by preparing the simple syrup by heating equal parts of water and sugar until dissolved.
  2. Let it cool for about 3 minutes.
  3. Cut the watermelon into approximately 4 cm cubes.
  4. Put the watermelon, basil, and salt into a cocktail shaker.
  5. Muddle until it reaches a pulpy consistency.
  6. Add the gin, lime juice, and simple syrup.
  7. Fill the shaker with ice, put the lid on, and shake vigorously for about thirty seconds.
  8. Pour into a glass and garnish with additional watermelon and basil pieces for an elegant presentation.

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