Recipe: Strawberry-Mint Lemonade Punch
When summer is almost here and you can begin to entertain outside again, this punch is perfect.
20 hulled strawberries
1 cups simple syrup
2 1/2 cups vodka
10 ounces fresh lemon juice
1/2 cup mint leaves, plus more for garnish
4 cups club soda or sparkling water
Muddle strawberries with sugar in pitcher until well blended. Add vodka, lemon juice, and mint, stir well. Taste to ensure in balance, and add more simple syrup or lemon juice as needed. Strain and refrigerate until ready to serve. When serving, combine with club soda or sparkling water, stirring gently to preserve carbonation. Serve over ice, with mint garnish.
Photo by Anthony Espinosa