Pineapple Basil Gin And Tonic

Posted on: August 23, 2020. Updated on: July 12, 2023.

by Carolina Gelen


Perhaps my new favorite summer cocktail, just in time for the last 3 more days of summer lol!


Pineapple Basil Gin And Tonic

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  • 1/8 of a fresh pineapple, cubed (about a small handful)
  • 4-6 basil leaves (plus more for garnishing)
  • juice of 1/4 of a lime (plus more for garnishing)
  • 2 oz dry gin
  • 4 oz tonic water
  • 1 tablespoon sweetener of choice (optional)
  • ice


  1. Add the pineapple chunks, basil leaves, lime juice and gin to the serving glass.
  2. Crush all the ingredients in the glass, using a cocktail muddler.
  3. Fill the glass with ice and pour the tonic water on top of it all.
  4. Garnish with some more basil and a slice of lime and serve!

Carolina Gelen

I speak 5 languages, but my favorite way to communicate is through the universal language of food. I translate food to be more approachable and accessible for the everyday cook. I didn't grow up with a lot, so I’ve always loved thrifting and finding a good sale. That also shapes my approach to cooking: I try to make most of my recipes as affordable as possible, and that is what my SCRAPS newsletter is about. Every two weeks I will send an exclusive recipe to your inbox. Subscribe to get full access to the newsletter and website.

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