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- 1⁄2 cup water
- 1⁄2 cup sugar
- 2 strawberries
- 3 to 4 basil leaves
- 3 ounces vodka
- 1⁄4 cup lime juice
- Garnish: basil leaves and strawberries
- In a small saucepan, combine water and sugar over medium-high heat; stir until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat, and let cool completely.
- In a shaker or 2-cup liquid-measuring cup, combine strawberries, basil leaves, vodka, and lime juice. Using a muddler or the back of a spoon, gently press strawberries and basil to release flavor. Stir in sugar mixture. Strain, and serve over ice. Garnish with basil leaves and strawberries, if desired.
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