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Strawberry Lemonade Bourbon Cocktail

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 8 hr 10 min (includes freezing time)
  • Active: 10 min
  • Yield: 2 servings
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Ingredients

Strips of zest from 1 lemon

4 strawberries, washed, hulled and sliced, plus more for garnish

2 fresh basil leaves, plus more for garnish 

6 ounces lemonade

8 ounces bourbon

2 ounces agave nectar 

Directions

Special equipment:
2 ice cube trays, a mason jar shaker (or a regular cocktail shaker) and muddler
  1. Fill 2 ice cube trays with water. Distribute the zest among the compartments. Freeze until solid.
  2. Muddle the strawberries in a Mason jar shaker. Slap the basil between the palms of your hands to release the oils and add to the shaker along with the lemonade, bourbon and agave nectar. Add plain ice cubes. Shake and strain into 2 glasses filled with ice cubes with lemon zest.
  3. Garnish with additional strawberries and basil.

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