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Vodka Raspberry Cocktail Recipe 2009-09-11 10:46:16

Raspberry Shag

Raspberry Shag

Modified from Sips and Apps by Kathy Casey

Ingredients

  1. 1 to 2 large sprigs of fresh basil
    1/4 cup sugared raspberries, with juice (recipe below)
    1 1/2 ounces vodka
    1 ounce fresh lemon juice
    2 to 4 ounces chilled soda water
    fresh raspberry, optional for garnish

Directions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, press the basil and strawberries together with a muddler to release the basil's flavor.
  2. Fill the shaker with ice. Measure in the vodka and lemon juice. Cap and shake vigorously.
  3. Pour into a large glass, top with soda water, and stir. Garnish, if desired, with a raspberry.

Makes 1 drink.

Sugared Raspberries

1 pint fresh raspberries
1 1/2cups powdered sugar

Mix the ingredients together in a small bowl and let sit for 15 minutes before using.

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