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July 1, 2015

Strawberry Basil Ginger Cocktail

This Strawberry + Basil Ginger Cocktail is made with fresh strawberries and basil, giving it a fruity flavor with a touch of herbs. Top it with ginger ale for a little zing!

This time of year strawberries are in abundance and whether you’re getting them from the farmers’ market or the grocery store or you’re going on a grand strawberry picking field trip like my friend Lary, they are sure to be juicy and sweet. Pairing strawberries with the floral and lemony flavor of basil makes the perfect accompaniment. You could top this with regular soda water, but the added zing of ginger ale is fun and refreshing for summer. Plus, they look so festive for the upcoming holiday! Enjoy!

Strawberry Basil Ginger Cocktail
makes three cocktails

2 cups chopped strawberries
4 large basil leaves
4.5 oz. vodka
1 can Honest Fizz Golden Ginger Ale
sugar, for rim
strawberries, to garnish
ice

Combine strawberries and basil in a high-speed blender and blend until pureed, about 15 seconds (should make about 1 cup puree). For sugar rims, slice a strawberry in half and rub it around the edge of your tumbler glasses and turn upside down in sugar. Carefully fill glasses with ice, then pour about 1/3 cup strawberry-basil puree into each glass. To each glass, add 1.5 oz. vodka, then top with Honest Fizz Ginger Ale.

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