Lillet Basil Cocktail



  • 1 cup ice, plus more for serving
  • ½ cup Lillet Blanc
  • 1 oz. (2 tablespoons) gin
  • 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
  • ¼ cup basil leaves (loosely packed, fresh) plus sprigs for garnish
  • Splash of tonic water
  • 1 cucumber spear (for garnish)
  • 1 cinnamon stick (for garnish)

Put ice, Lillet, gin, orange juice, and basil into a cocktail shaker and shake well. Fill glass with ice; strain mixture into glass. Add tonic water. Garnish with cucumber spear, cinnamon stick, and basil sprigs.




  • 1 ounce (2 tablespoons) citrus-flavored vodka
  • 1 ounce (2 tablespoons) raspberry-flavored vodka
  • ½ ounce (1 tablespoon) Chambord
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon simple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons cranberry juice
  • Raspberries for garnish


Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add both vodkas, Chambord, lime juice, simple syrup, and cranberry juice. Shake or stir until well chilled. Strain into a martini glass and garnish with raspberries. Enjoy!