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Blackberry-Basil Spritzer

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Blackberry-Basil Spritzer
  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 5 min
  • Servings 2
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Blogger Lauren Keating of Healthy-Delicious shares a springtime cocktail fresh from the garden.
By Lauren Keating
Updated Aug 1, 2018

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 10 blackberries
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 tablespoons gin or blackberry-flavored vodka, if desired
  • 4 fresh basil leaves
  • Ice
  • 1 cup club soda (8 oz)

Steps

  • 1
    In cocktail shaker, place sugar and water; stir until sugar is dissolved.
  • 2
    Cut 8 of the blackberries into quarters; add to shaker. Add lemon juice, gin and 2 of the basil leaves. Fill shaker with ice. Cover tightly with shaker lid; shake vigorously.
  • 3
    Strain mixture into 2 cocktail glasses filled with ice. Top each glass with 1/2 cup club soda. Garnish each with 1 whole blackberry and 1 basil leaf. Serve immediately.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Shaking the cocktail is what chills it—don’t be afraid to shake it nice and hard!
  • tip 2
    If you can find them, try using Meyer lemons in this drink. They’re slightly sweeter and less acidic than more common varieties.

Nutrition

45 Calories, 0g Total Fat, 0g Protein, 10g Total Carbohydrate, 8g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
45
Calories from Fat
0
Total Fat
0g
0%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
25mg
1%
Potassium
70mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
10g
3%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
8g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
25%
25%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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