Strawberry Smash

A delightful, sweet summer cocktail, making the most of fresh fruit.




Serves 1

5 strawberries

Mint leaves

30ml lime juice

15ml sugar syrup

60ml gin or vodka

Ice

1/4 cup sugar for glass rim

Sparkling water



Choose your glass and put it in the freezer to chill.


In a cocktail shaker, muddle together strawberries, a couple mint leaves and lime juice.


Add sugar syrup, alcohol and ice and shake together, until cold.


Place sugar on a plate, remove glass from freezer and dip rim into sugar. Place a large ice cube in the glass and double strain drink into glass.


Top up glass with sparkling water and garnish with a mint sprig.