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Strawberry Shag

Strawberry Shag
YIELDS
1 serving

Fresh basil lends a fun flavor note to the classic combination of strawberries and lemonade. Soda water introduces a lively sparkle.

Recipe from Sips & Apps, © 2009 by Kathy Casey, reprinted by permission of Chronicle Books.Fresh basil lends a fun flavor note to the classic combination of strawberries and lemonade. Soda water introduces a lively sparkle.

Recipe from Sips & Apps, © 2009 by Kathy Casey, reprinted by permission of Chronicle Books

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Ingredients

Strawberry Shag

1
to 2 large sprigs fresh basil
¼
cup sugared strawberries with juice
1-½
ounces vodka
1
oz fresh lemon juice
3
to 4 ounces chilled soda water
Fresh strawberry
Small basil leaf

To Make Sugared Strawberries

1
pint fresh strawberries, stemmed and thinly sliced
1-½
cup powdered sugar
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Directions

Step 1

In a cocktail shaker, press the basil and strawberries together with a muddler to release the basil’s flavor. Fill the shaker with ice. Measure in the vodka and lemon juice. Cap and shake vigorously. Pour into a large glass, top with soda water, and stir. Garnish with a strawberry and basil leaf.

Step 2

Mix the ingredients and let sit for 15 minutes before using.

Step 3

Makes enough for about 6 drinks

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