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This light and refreshing cocktail is easy and comes together quickly once you make your strawberry simple syrup. The best part is the syrup is made with the tops of the fruit, thereby eliminating any waste you might get from conventionally cutting your berries. 21+, please drink responsibly.
Makes 1 cocktail
Simple syrup is just equal parts sugar and water mixed together in a saucepan and warmed on the stove to dissolve the sugar. To get the strawberry flavor, take the tops of your strawberries (leaves, white part, and some of the top of the ripe part) and add them to the saucepan. Simmer the berries in the simple syrup for at least 10 minutes. Strain and cool. This cocktail only requires a few tablespoons of syrup, so you can put the rest in the jar and store in the fridge.