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Vodka spritzer

*Best* Vodka Spritzer


  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 35 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 6 drinks 1x
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

Here’s the very best vodka spritzer, refreshing and perfect for parties! It’s beautiful, full of fruity flavor and easy to whip up. 


Ingredients

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  • 1 lemon
  • 1 cup sliced strawberries
  • 12 ounces (1 1/2 cups) vodka
  • 3 ounces (6 tablespoons) simple syrup
  • 3 ounces (6 tablespoons) unsweetened 100% cranberry juice*
  • Soda water, for serving
  • Ice, for serving
  • For the garnish: 1 handful fresh mint leaves

Instructions

  1. Slice the lemon into rounds. Thinly slice the strawberries.
  2. Place the lemons and strawberries in a pitcher with the vodka, simple syrup, and cranberry juice. Marinate at least 30 minutes (or up to 4 hours).
  3. To serve, pour 3 ounces (6 tablespoons) of the vodka mix over ice and top with a splash of soda water to taste. Garnish with the fruit from the pitcher and sprigs of fresh mint leaves.

Notes

*If all you can find is sweetened cranberry juice (often labeled as cranberry juice cocktail), use half the simple syrup specified in this recipe. Or you can use it as is for a sweeter drink!

  • Category: Drink
  • Method: Cocktail
  • Cuisine: Cocktails

Keywords: Vodka spritzer