Sometimes you just need to take a minute and appreciate the little things in life – a summer day, time with friends and family, and most definitely a good cocktail. This lemon basil margarita recipe sounds all fancy and whatnot, but will become one of your new favorite simple pleasures. We dare you not to get hooked on it right away.
Here’s what you’ll need:
2 oz of Tequila
0.5 ounce of Grand Mariner or Triple sec
4-5 torn basil leaves or one ladle lemon/basil muddle
1 oz. of lemon syrup
garnish lemon wedge and basil leaf
lemon sugar rim, optional
Here’s what to do:
Like we said, this one is simple. Mix the tequila, Grand Marnier or triple sec and lemon syrup in a glass and fill it up to the top with soda. Garnish with the basil and lemon, and add the sugar rim if you want. Then sit back and enjoy your masterpiece!