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


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.