• Recipe: Strawberry and peppermint cocktail

    7 days ago - By NZ Life & Leisure

    Words and Recipe: Ruth Pretty Photos: Murray Lloyd This summer strawberry cocktail can be made with soda water or dry sparkling wine. INGREDIENTS 400g sugar 1 litre water 16-20 peppermint or regular mint leaves, torn 1kg strawberries, hulled and roughly chopped 2 tablespoons Crème de Fraise liqueur 2 teaspoons lemon juice
    ¼ teaspoon salt
    Soda water or dry sparkling wine
    Peppermint tips or small leaves to garnish METHOD Place sugar and water into a pot over a low heat. Stir for 2-3 minutes or until sugar has dissolved. Increase heat and bring syrup to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 5...
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