Watermelon and Basil Infusion



  • 2 Chunks of watermelon
  • 4 Basil leaves
  • 12.5ml Sugar syrup
  • 37.5ml Vodka
  • 50ml Cranberry juice
  • Place ice into a tulip and set aside to chill
  • Put 2 chunks of watermelon and 4 basil leaves into a shaker
  • Pour 12,5ml of sugar syrup over the ingredients
  • Press the watermelon, fresh basil and syrup together using a muddle stick
  • Fill the shaker with cubed ice
  • Pour a shot and half of vodka and 50ml measure of cranberry juice into the shaker
  • Close the cocktail shaker and shake vigorously for 20 seconds
  • Remove the ice from the tulip glass
  • Pour the cocktail into the glass
  • Garnish with a leaf of basil tied through a rhubarb knot
  • Peg the rhubarb and basil decoration to the rim of the glass