BBC navigation


Wimbledon smash


Preparation method

  1. Place the basil and mint leaves into a cocktail shaker and crush lightly (muddle) with a long-handled teaspoon.

  2. Add the orange juice, watermelon chunks, sugar syrup and cognac. Add one scoop of the crushed ice and shake well.

  3. To serve, fill a tumbler with the remaining crushed ice. Strain the mixture into the tumbler. Garnish with the wedge of watermelon and the mint sprig.

Quick recipe finder

Type the ingredients you want to use, then click Go. For better results you can use quotation marks around phrases (e.g. "chicken breast"). Alternatively you can search by chef, programme, cuisine, diet, or dish (e.g. Lasagne).

Advanced search options

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss