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Apricot Blossom Gin Cocktail

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  • Time preparation 5 minutes
  • Serve Serves 1

A zingy, springy gin cocktail to celebrate the fresh shoots of a new season. This gin cocktail recipe combines basil, apricot jam and lemon juice with our favourite spirit!

Recipes taken from Gin O’Clock by Craft Gin Club (HarperNonFiction, £14.99).
  • 50ml gin
  • 1 heaped tsp apricot jam
  • 1 tsp runny honey
  • 1 tbsp grapefruit juice
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • Fresh basil leaves, to garnish

Add your gin to a cocktail shaker. Stir in the jam and then the honey until both are dissolved.

Add the grapefruit and lemon juices and pack the shaker with ice. Shake, strain into a cocktail cup and garnish with basil leaves to serve.

Ingredients

  • 50ml gin
  • 1 heaped tsp apricot jam
  • 1 tsp runny honey
  • 1 tbsp grapefruit juice
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • Fresh basil leaves, to garnish

Method

Add your gin to a cocktail shaker. Stir in the jam and then the honey until both are dissolved.

Add the grapefruit and lemon juices and pack the shaker with ice. Shake, strain into a cocktail cup and garnish with basil leaves to serve.

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