Spiked Strawberry Lemonade



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Serves
6
Prep
10 minutes
Cook
5 minutes
Spiked Strawberry Lemonade

A perfect spring and summer drink, this Spiked Strawberry Lemonade will surely hit the spot! Sweet and refreshing, this spiked version of a classic drink is perfect for parties, barbecues, and picnics. 


Ingredients


For the Simple Syrup:


1 cup of sugar


1 cup of water


For the Cocktail:


1 pint of fresh strawberries, stems removed


1 tablespoon of mint leaves


1 cup of fresh lemon juice


4 cups of water


1 1/2 cups of vodka


Lemon slices or wedges, for garnish


Directions


1. Combine sugar and water in a saucepan over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Bring to a boil, and then reduce to a simmer until sugar dissolves, about 5 minutes.


2. Remove saucepan from the heat and allow to cool, at least 30 minutes. 


3. Puree strawberries and mint leaves together in a blender or food processor.


4. Combine the simple syrup, strawberry-mint puree, lemon juice, water, and vodka in a 2.5 quart pitcher. Stir to combine.


5. Pour the lemonade into your glass of choice over ice and garnish with a lemon slice or wedge and some more fresh mint. 


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