Strawberry Cocktails | Choose Vodka & Lemonade OR Champagne
We have TWO strawberry cocktail recipes to choose from…
Vodka & Lemonade or Champagne….
Vodka Strawberry Lemonade Cocktails
We love these Vodka Strawberry Lemonade Cocktails – they regularly appear at our Christmas Day gathering!
Vodka cocktail ingredients:
- 1 cup fresh strawberries
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup water
- 1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 1 cup water
- 1 cup vodka
- mint and lemon slices for garnish
- ice cubes
In a small saucepan, combine the sugar, water and strawberries and bring to a simmer until the sugar is dissolved.
Throw into the jar of a blender and puree until smooth. Strain through a fine mesh sieve into a pitcher.
Add the lemon juice, water and the vodka to the strawberry simple syrup.
Fill the glasses completely with ice cubes and add some mint and lemon slices. Pour the cocktails over the ice and serve immediately.
Preparation time: 15 minute(s)
Cooking time: 2 minute(s)
Number of servings (yield): 4
Champagne strawberry cocktails
- 1 and ½ cups strawberries
- 1 lime
- 1 bottle champagne
Chill flutes in the freezer for about 15 minutes.
Puree strawberries in a blender.
Squeeze one lime into the blender and mix.
If you want to serve it cold, chill it in the freezer for 15 minutes or at least for 1 hour in the refrigerator.
Fill ¼ of flutes with strawberry and lime mixture. Pour a little champagne over it. Give it a stir with a spoon and carefully fill the rest of the glasses with champagne.
Garnish with fresh strawberries and serve.