Cooking and Chef Recipes

Grapefruit Basil Twist From Carmel Cafe


This tasty cocktail is featured at Carmel Cafe and Wine Bar in Winter Park.

Grapefruit Basil Twist

Carmel cocktail1 1⁄2 oz Hendricks Gin
4 slices fresh peeled grapefruit (reserve 2 for garnish) 2 fresh basil leaf (reserve 1 for garnish)
1 slice of lemon
1⁄4 oz sour mix
1⁄4 oz simple syrup

Procedure:

  •   Muddle grapefruit, basil, lemon and simple syrup in the bottom of a mixing glass or shaker

  •   Add sour mix

  •   Shake until very cold & double strain into a cocktail glass over fresh ice

  •   Garnish with 2 small grapefruit wedges and a basil leaf 

     

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