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Cucumber Basil Martini

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Ingredients
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Hot water 1 Tablespoon
  Finely grated fresh ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Cucumber piece 3 Inch, peeled, seeded and diced (Plus 1 Round For Garnish)
  Cucumber round 1 (For Garnish)
  Basil leaves 3 , 2 torn
  Gin 2 Ounce
  Fresh lime juice 1 Tablespoon
  Ice 1 Tablespoon
Directions

1. In a small bowl, dissolve the sugar in the hot water. Press the grated ginger through a fine strainer set over the bowl, releasing the juice.
2. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the diced cucumber with the 2 torn basil leaves. Add the ginger syrup, gin, lime juice and a handful of ice. Shake well, then strain into a martini glass. Garnish the martini with the cucumber slice and the whole basil leaf and serve.

Recipe Summary

Course: 
Wine And Drink
Drink: 
Cocktail

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