Watermelon & Basil Smash


  • 60 ml vodka
  • 15 ml st. germain
  • 15 ml lemon juice
  • 30 ml monk fruit simple syrup
  • 4 cubes watermelon + 2 for garnish
  • 3 pieces cucumber
  • 3 basil leaves + 1 for garnish
  • Ice

First make the simple syrup – mix equal parts monkfruit to water. Place in a small pot and gently heat untill the sugar is completely dissolved. Once done, place to the side to cool. Next place the watermelon, basil and cucumber in a cup and muddle to render their juices. Drain that juice into a shaker, then add the vodka, St. Germain, lemon juice, and simple syrup. Shake to combine then pour into your serving glass and top with ice. Use the remaining watermelon and basil to top your cocktail.