Pineapple and Basil Infused Cordial

Pineapple and Basil Infused Cordial


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This cordial combines the sweetness of tropical basil with the warm summery taste of fresh basil. Perfect for an afternoon by the pool.

Cathie Victoria, Australia

Makes: 3 cups cordial

  • 1 small fresh pineapple
  • 3 tablespoons fresh basil, diced
  • 3 cups (750ml) vodka
  • Simple Syrup
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water

Preparation:10min  ›  Extra time:60days resting  ›  Ready in:60days10min 

  1. Cut the rind off the pineapple and slice into rings.
  2. In a large glass jar with a lid, combine the pineapple and basil. Pour in the vodka and seal the jar tightly.
  3. Place the jar in a cool dark place and give it a gentle shake each day. Let infuse for at least a month then strain into a clean bottle.
  4. Make the simple syrup: combine the sugar and water in a saucepan and bring to the boil. Stir until sugar has dissolved and let cool.
  5. Add simple syrup to the cordial to taste. Place the bottle in a cool dark place and let rest at least another month before drinking.

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