Strawberry Basil Cocktail

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Strawberry Basil Cocktail
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Difficulty:
easy
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Preparation:
30 min.
Preparation

Healthy, because

Even smarter

Strawberries contain a large amount of vitamin C, which is extremely important for fighting infections and defending against sickness. 

If you don't want this drink to be alcoholic, then leave out the vodka and add a little coconut water, water, or lemon or lime juice. 

Ingredients

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4
Ingredients
1 ⅔ cups ripe Strawberries (roughly chopped)
4 Tbsps sugar
lemons (juiced from one lemon)
8 Basil (finely chopped)
crushed Ice
2 ozs Vodka
Soda water
4 Strawberries (for the garnish)
Basil (for the garnish)
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Preparation steps

1.
Place the chopped strawberries in a bowl and mix in the sugar. Set aside for 20 minutes then pass through a fine sieve.
2.
Mix the strawberry juice with the lemon juice and chopped basil and pour into cocktail glasses filled with crushed ice.
3.

Top up the glasses with vodka and a splash of soda water. Stir to combine. 

Garnish the glasses with the strawberries and basil leaves.