Strawberry Basil Lemon Smash
Serves: 2 drinks
  • 6-8 strawberries, sliced
  • 4-6 basil leaves
  • 1/2 of a lemon juiced ( about 1 tablespoon)
  • 2 oz vodka or bourbon (or your favorite alcohol of choice)
  • 12 oz seltzer (flavor of your choosing, lemon, plain, coconut are all delicious)
  • Ice
  • Lemon slices for garnish
  • Additional basil leaves for garnish
  1. Split the strawberries between two glasses.
  2. Muddle the strawberries and basil leaves until they are crushed well.
  3. Add in the lemon juice and give each a stir.
  4. Pour in half the vodka or bourbon into each glass (or your favorite alcohol of choice)
  5. Add ice to each glass.
  6. Top off the drinks with seltzer, lemon seltzer is great, plain is totally good or try coconut seltzer for a fun flavor option.
  7. Top the drinks with lemon slices and basil leaves.
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