Strawberry Basil Martini


  • 6 large fresh basil leaves, chopped fairly fine
  • 5 medium strawberries, diced
  • 1 oz fresh squeezed lime juice
  • 1 oz sweet and sour mix
  • 1 oz Hershey's strawberry syrup
  • 4 oz vodka
  • 1/2 oz simple syrup
  • garnishes
    • strawberries
    • fresh basil leaves


As usual slice and dice before you begin.  That makes everything go so quickly.  Add strawberries and basil to your martini shaker and then muddle them together.  The broad back end of a wooden spoon handle works well to muddle the berries together with the basil.  It may take a few minutes to get them all broken down.  Add in the rest of the drink ingredients. Add ice and shake for a minute or two until very cold.   Strain out into martini glasses.  Garnish with a strawberry.  Summer in a glass... Please enjoy responsibly!