Grapefruit and Basil Martini

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

I really love martinis so I'm always looking for new recipes and variations. I found this recipe for a martini that sounds very interesting but I was very pleased at how refreshing and delicious it is!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Muddle a couple of the basil leaves with the simple syrup in the bottom of a mixing glass or shaker.
  2. add the other ingredients, plus ice.
  3. Shake until very cold and pour into a martini glass.
  4. Place a nice-looking leaf in the drink.


Most Helpful

I used 3 basil leaves per drink. I made 2 in the shaker. It's so yummy. The taste of basil is there but not overpowering. Great drink. Thanks for posting :) Made for Bargain Basement tag game

Boomette May 23, 2011

Use more than 2 basil leaves, and chop some in the drink, make sure everything is cold! So delicious :)

Swan lake November 10, 2013

i had this on a whim in maui , and it was the best martini ive ever had. i dont like things too sweet , or too biting, and this was absolutely perfect, the best balance , and ive drank them ever since !! so glad i found this !!

kelphotography June 06, 2011

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