It’s strawberry season! So, how do you make the most of this tasty berry? Well, you could head to the store and buy a bunch of berries, which you will then have to cut, pulverize, and strain before you can even begin to think about making a delicious martini. Instead, why not use the same ingredients for making your own fresh strawberry syrup? The results are better, the process is easier, and the finished drink is more delicious.
In this post, I’ll show you how to make a strawberry martini for a tasty summer drink. It’s a delicious fall cocktail, but you could probably make it all year round. The flavor in a strawberry martini is a combination of the strawberries and the champagne. It’s a lovely flavor, and a great way to celebrate a good day.
This is the ultimate summer drink. The fresh, crisp taste of strawberries is the perfect complement to the sweet flavor of alcohol. Strawberries are packed with antioxidants and packed with vitamins A, B, C, and E, which will give you a healthy boost of energy for the summer. Strawberries also contain fiber, which keeps your digestive system moving along smoothly. While the amount of fiber varies by type of strawberry, this fruity treat is rich in iron, which helps boost your immune system, and potassium, which helps keep your heart healthy.
The fresh strawberry syrup was prepared the day before, and the strawberries steeped overnight.
Isn’t there anything wrong with making a drink list?
And a fresh strawberry martini is well worth the forethought!
You may be tempted to skip the steeping and just mix the strawberries till smooth.
Don’t. Don’t do it.
This is why I had to experiment with so many different variations. Instead of this, you’ll get a thick, pulpy vodka mixture, which is…
Strawberry is exquisite, delicate, and delicious!
It’s strawberry-flavored to the core. Freshness, freshness, freshness, freshness, freshness, freshness, fresh I can’t emphasize this enough!
Just so you know how serious I am about this drink —
I tried a few strawberry martini recipes before settling on this one.
I experimented with martinis made with fresh strawberries.
Frozen strawberry versions are also available.
I attempted to mix the strawberries.
I attempted to muddle the strawberries.
I tried squeezing the strawberries as hard as I could.
Despite my best efforts, I was unable to create the cocktail of my dreams.
The beverages were delicious, but the texture didn’t appeal to me.
And you, my friends, are well deserving of the additional work!
All of the failures irritated me.
I’d get excited when I saw those beautiful pictures of strawberry martinis on Pinterest.
Nope. Each and every one of them disappointed me.
Is this drink, which I had dreamed about, indeed real?
My blogging friend from The Gastronom Blog, by chance, had posted her delectable raspberry cocktail recipe (“The Clover Club – A Gin Cocktail”).
It was her raspberry syrup method that drew my attention. I had a feeling it would solve my texture issue.
That is exactly what happened. Gastronomy, rejoice! I owe you something!
Before shaking, add a piece of jalapeño if you want it to be a bit hot.
But just a smidgeon – you don’t want to overwhelm the lovely strawberry taste!
I’m thinking you’d like our rosemary-lemon martini if you like this strawberry martini.
Strawberry Martini — prepared with fresh strawberries and homemade strawberry syrup
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- vodka, 4 oz.
- 1 cup sugar, 1/2 cup water, 1 cup chopped strawberries = 3 ounces strawberry syrup Bring the water and sugar to a boil. Remove the pan from the heat and stir in the chopped strawberries. Allow time for cooling. Refrigerate overnight to steep. Before using, strain the fruit from the syrup.
- 1.5 oz. freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 1 jalapeno slice, fresh (optional)
- Half-fill the cocktail shaker with ice.
- Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl. If you want to add some heat, throw in a jalapeño slice.
- Shake vigorously for 30 seconds.
- Strain the mixture into two glasses.
In my experience there are two types of people that have a problem with food. One group is the type that just can’t stop eating, and the other is the type that can’t stop eating and is never satisfied. This drink combines the best of both, the freshness of a strawberry and the sweetness of a martini. For a lighter drink, use a less sweet syrup, but the strawberry flavor will still be there.. Read more about muddled strawberry martini and let us know what you think.