Fresh strawberries. Lemonade. And vodka. What better way to enjoy the end of summer than with a refreshing combinations of these seasonal flavors.
Prefer to make it a mocktail? Just leave out the alcohol! You can even try to make your own lemonade from scratch!
3/4 cups fresh or frozen strawberries, sliced
1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
1 1/2 cups lemonade
4 ounces vodka, chilled
2 ounces triple sec
1/2 cup white sugar
1 Tbsp lemon zest
lemon slices for garnish
Puree strawberries with 1 Tbsp lemon juice in a blender until smooth. Push strawberry puree through a sieve removing any seeds.
Combine sugar and zest in a shallow bowl. Rub a slice of lemon along the edge of the glass and dip glass into sugar-zest mixture.
Fill a martini shaker with ice and combine lemonade, strawberry puree, vodka and triple sec. Shake for 15 seconds and pour into sugar rimmed glass. Garnish with lemon slices or fresh strawberries.