cocktail recipe: red white & vodka!

Refreshing and festive. Cheers to a happy 4th of July!

You will need:
1 lb fresh strawberries
1/2 lb fresh raspberries
1 cup fresh lime juice
3/4-1 cup sugar
1 1/2 cups vodka (optional)
2 to 3 cups chilled sparkling water

1. Blend strawberries and raspberries in a blender until liquid-y.

2. Pour through a sieve into a pitcher, press and discard solids.

3. Add lime juice and sugar to pitcher, stir.

4. Over ice, pour 1-2 (or to taste) shots of vodka, add 1/2 cup of strawberry/raspberry purée and top with sparkling water. Garnish with raspberries and strawberries.


*makes 6-8 cocktails

*also great without vodka
*suggestion: make ice cubes and/or popsicles with extra strawberry/raspberry purée

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  1. This sounds so yummy and super easy! I'm getting back together with my college girlfriends here in a few weeks and will definitely pull this up again to make. Count me as your newest follower!

    Cheers, Elizabeth of The Corner Apartment

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