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5 from 4 votes

Basil Lemon Drop

This Basil Lemon Drop is the perfect summer cocktail! Lemon Drop martinis are incredibly refreshing and perfect for patio entertaining. Serve by the pitcher full for easy entertaining at it's best!
Course Beverage
Cuisine American
Keyword basil lemon drop, lemon drop
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 396kcal
Author Trish - Mom On Timeout


  • 15 fresh basil leaves
  • 3 cups vodka
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 cups simple syrup
  • 3 cups ice
  • 2 lemons sliced


  • lemon slices
  • basil


  • In a large pitcher, muddle the basil leaves lightly.
  • Add vodka, lemon juice, and simple syrup.
  • Add lemon slices and ice.
  • Stir to combine. Pour into cups filled with ice and garnish with fresh basil and lemon slices.



Calories: 396kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 43mg | Potassium: 124mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 48g | Vitamin A: 40IU | Vitamin C: 32mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 2mg