This gin and coconut milk cocktail is a party for the senses! The perfect drink for late summer, it features honey simple syrup and grapefruit juice.

A Gin and Coconut Milk Cocktail

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes


  • 1/2 oz honey simple syrup
  • 2 ounces grapefruit juice
  • 3-5 basil leaves
  • 1 1/2 ounces gin
  • 1/2 ounce coconut milk

For honey simple syrup:

  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup honey


  1. In the bottom of a shaker, muddle simple syrup, grapefruit juice, and basil together. Add gin and coconut milk. Fill with ice. Shake for 25-30 seconds, then strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

To make honey simple syrup:

  1. Add water and honey to a small sauce pan over medium heat. Stir gently until honey has dissolved completely, then remove from heat. Transfer to a storage jar and allow to cool completely before use.