Thursday, April 3, 2014

Cucumber Basil Martini (Dorotini)

This is a tasty and refreshing cocktail for anytime. You will need a cocktail shaker, muddling tool and a small fine strainer to make the perfect Dorotini. This makes one serving, but could easily be doubled to enjoy with a friend.

Cucumber Basil Martini (Dorotini)
by Tracy

Garnish :
1 cube Dorot Crushed Ginger
Kosher salt
Slice of cucumber
Lime zest

Prepare glass by making a small slit into the ginger cube and rub it around the rim of the glass. Dip the glass in kosher salt and add slice of cucumber. Set aside.

1/2 cup cucumber, chopped
1 cube Dorot Chopped Basil
1 Tablespoon fresh lime juice
1 1/2 ounces vodka
Club soda

Place cucumber, basil and lime juice in the shaker and muddle until cucumbers are smashed and juices have been released. Add vodka and ice. Place lid on shaker and shake vigorously. Gently remove the top and strain into prepared martini glass with a fine strainer. Top off with club soda and a splash of sprite. Grate a little lime zest over the top and serve.

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