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vodka strawberry lemonade with garnishes
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Vodka Strawberry Lemonade

A refreshing vodka strawberry lemonade made with a homemade strawberry simple syrup, fresh mint and a splash of sparkling water.
Prep Time25 minutes
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 cocktail
Calories: 275kcal


For the Blended Strawberry Lemonade Recipe

  • 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 cup lemon juice freshly squeezed

For the Strawberry Simple Syrup

  • 1 cup strawberries thinly sliced
  • ½ cup water
  • cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 pinch salt

For Each Cocktail

  • 3-4 large mint leaves torn
  • 1-2 large strawberries sliced
  • 1 ounce strawberry simple syrup
  • 2 ounces vodka
  • 4 ounces lemonade
  • 2 ounces soda water


For the Blended Strawberry Lemonade

  • Combine one cup of water and sugar in a small sauce pan. Warm until the sugar is completely melted.
  • While the sugar and water is warming, juice 5-6 fresh lemons (you should have one cup of fresh lemon juice)
  • In the blender, combine the strawberries, lemon juice, remaining 3 cups of water and simple syrup.
  • Blend until smooth. Run the lemonade through a fine mesh sieve is a smoother lemonade is preferred. Otherwise, move on to mixing your cocktails. 

For the Strawberry Simple Syrup

  • Combine the strawberries, honey, water, vanilla and sea salt in a small sauce pan. Bring to a boil and then remove from heat. Let sit for 30 minutes. 
  • Run the puree through a fine mesh seive placed over a large measuring cup or bowl. Use the back of a spoon to push all liquid through the seive. Store simple syrup in an airtight container in the refrigerator until ready to use.

For the Cocktail

  • In a large mixing glass, mull together the simple syrup, mint and berries.
  • Add a scoop of ice and the lemonade - mix well. Strain the cocktail over fresh ice. Top off with a splash of soda water.
  • Garnish your cocktail with fresh mint, a lemon slice and a fresh strawberry.


Calories: 275kcal | Carbohydrates: 35g | Protein: 0.3g | Fat: 0.1g | Saturated Fat: 0.01g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.01g | Sodium: 67mg | Potassium: 77mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 32g | Vitamin A: 131IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 0.4mg