The Serengeti

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Directions Cut the lemon into small cubes. Put all but 1 lemon cube, the basil, and brown sugar together in a glass and muddle until the consistency of a paste or jam. Fill a glass with ice....

  • Yield: 1 drink
  • Cooking time: 45 Min
  • Rating: 5/5
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  • 1/2 lemon
  • 4 to 6 large basil leaves, stems removed
  • 3 to 4 teaspoons natural brown sugar, to taste
  • Ice cubes
  • 1 1/2 ounces flavored rum or flavored vodka (recommended: Bacardi Coco Rum or Skyy Vanilla Vodka)
  • 3 ounces sweet and sour mix (recommended: Finest Call)
  • Small sprig of basil, for garnish

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