Basil Infused Blood Orange Cocktail

Difficulty: Easy
Glass Type: Cocktail

Ingredients:
4 oz premium vodka
1/2 oz triple sec
1 oz basil simple syrup
8 oz blood orange juice
1 cup ice

Directions:

  1. For the Basil Simple Syrup: Combine 1 cup sugar and 1 cup water into a sauce pan with 10 basil leaves. Bring to a rolling boil and stir until the sugar has dissolved. Remove form stove and let the basil infuse the syrup for 2 hours while it cools. Store at room temperature.
  2. For the Basil Infused Blood Orange Cocktail: Combine all the ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake for 10 seconds until chilled. Strain out the ice and serve in cocktail glasses.
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