Thai Basil Infused Passionfruit Collins

This exotic vodka cocktail has the punch of Thai basil and the sweetness of lilikoi, also known as passionfruit.

Thai Basil Infused Passionfruit Collins 

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  • 20 thai basil leaves
  • 6 ounce vodka
  • 3 small passionfruit, halved
  • 1 scoop cracked ice
  • 1 ounce cointreau
  • ice cubes, as needed
  • 2 ounce splashed club soda, or as needed


Infuse the vodka: Place the basil leaves in a small jar. Add vodka cover jar and let infuse at least 1 hour and up to 8 hours.

When ready to serve place 2 halves passion fruit into a cocktail shaker. Muddle until pulpy. Strain the basil infused vodka into the cocktail shaker, discard basil. Add cointreau and cracked ice. Shake vigorously. Strain into 2 ice filled Collins glasses, dividing liquid evenly between them both. Top with club soda. Garnish each with 2 more halves passion fruit.
Serve immediately.