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Strawberry Mint Cocktail

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Tis the season for strawberry flavored everything.

Ingredients

Strawberry Simple Syrup
1/3 cup sugar
2/3 cup water
1/3 cup strawberries, chopped

3 tbsp strawberry simple syrup
1 strawberry, hulled
4 mint leaves, torn
1 tbsp lemon juice
2 ounces gin
3 ounces sparkling water

Directions

Make the simple syrup a head of time. Put all three ingredients into a small sauce pan and bring to a simmer until the sugar dissolves. Transfer to a glass jar and refrigerate. Don’t strain. Chill at least an hour or more.

To mix the cocktail:

Pour the strawberry simple syrup, strawberry and mint leaves into a glass and muddle. Top with lemon juice, gin and sparkling water. Finish with filling the glass with ice and enjoy!

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