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Mixed-Berry Cocktail

Sip on This Refreshing Mixed-Berry Spritzer All Summer Long

Stop your search for the perfect party drink; this spritzer is it. Made with a sweet-tart berry simple syrup, crisp vodka, a sparkling splash of homemade lemon-lime soda from SodaStream®, and frosty watermelon ice cubes, this cocktail is sure to inspire your friends to ask for seconds (and thirds!).

Mixed-Berry Spritzer

Mixed-Berry Spritzer

Mixed-Berry Spritzer

Ingredients

  1. 2 cups watermelon, cubed and frozen
  2. 1 cup frozen mixed berries (raspberries, blackberries, and blueberries)
  3. 1 cup water
  4. 1/2 cup sugar
  5. 2 ounces freshly squeezed lemon juice
  6. 2 cups SodaStream® lemon-lime soda
  7. 1 cup vodka
  8. 1/4 cup fresh raspberries
  9. 1/4 cup fresh blueberries
  10. Mint, for garnish

Directions

  1. Cut watermelon into 1-inch cubes. Place in a bowl, cover with plastic wrap, and freeze overnight.
  2. Add the frozen berries, water, sugar, and lemon juice to a saucepan set over medium heat; bring to a boil. Once the sugar has dissolved completely, let it cool, and then strain through a fine mesh strainer into a pitcher.
  3. Make lemon-lime soda using a SodaStream®, and add 2 cups to the pitcher. Add vodka, and stir to combine.
  4. Add a handful of fresh berries and frozen watermelon cubes to each 12-ounce glass, and top off each with the cocktail. Garnish with mint sprigs.
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