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Strawberry Cocktails | Choose Vodka & Lemonade OR Champagne

We have TWO strawberry cocktail recipes to choose from…

Vodka & Lemonade or Champagne….

Vodka Strawberry Lemonade Cocktails

Strawberry 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


  1. In a small saucepan, combine the sugar, water and strawberries and bring to a simmer until the sugar is dissolved.
  2. Throw into the jar of a blender and puree until smooth. Strain through a fine mesh sieve into a pitcher.
  3. Add the lemon juice, water and the vodka to the strawberry simple syrup.
  4. 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

strawberry coctails


  • 1 and ½ cups strawberries
  • 1 lime
  • 1 bottle champagne


  1. Chill flutes in the freezer for about 15 minutes.
  2. Puree strawberries in a blender.
  3. Squeeze one lime into the blender and mix.
  4. If you want to serve it cold, chill it in the freezer for 15 minutes or at least for 1 hour in the refrigerator.
  5. 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.
  6. Garnish with fresh strawberries and serve.

Need fresh strawberries?

Why not visit a Brisbane or Sunshine Coast Strawberry farm with your family for some good old fashion sunshine and fruit picking fun?!

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Janine Mergler

Janine Mergler is a veteran Queensland teacher, graduating from QUT with a BEd majoring in Social Sciences. After many years in the classroom, Janine moved on to academia. She has proudly trained new generations of teachers in her role as a lecturer at Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Education. She has also worked in the Queensland Government as an education specialist, developing education resources and delivering community awareness programs to help families conserve water. Currently she is the owner and editor of Families Magazine, a publication specifically targeted at parents who value a quality education for children.  Janine leads a team of professionals who write about family lifestyle, early childhood, schools and education information and family-friendly events.

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