Fresh Ginger Moscow Mule Recipe

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This is a healthy take on the classic Moscow mule – Fresh Ginger Moscow Mule Recipe with Orange Juice, Lime and Basil Leaves.


  • 2 ounes vodka
  • 3 teaspoons ginger (peeled and grated)
  • 1/2 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 4 leaves basil
  • 1 1/2 ounce freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1 1/2 ounce fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 cup soda water (or seltzer)
  • lime and/or orange wedges for garnish


  1. In a mug or cup, add sugar, ginger and basil and gently muddle for a few second until basil becomes fragrant (until you can smell it).
  2. Add vodka and stir well until sugar has completely dissolved.
  3. Add orange juice, lime juice and a few ice cubes (3 or 4 big cubes) and stir.
  4. Add soda water and give it a quick stir.
  5. Serve this Moscow mule recipe garnished with lime and orange wedges.


You can also add a little cayenne pepper (just a sprinkle – cayenne pepper is very powerful!)

Keywords: recipe, cocktail, alcohol, celebration

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