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Monday, November 5, 2018

Easy Strawberry Basil Cocktail Recipe

Summer is over but that doesn't mean we have to give up our favorite foods and beverages from the season. After all, if you love it...you should enjoy it all year long. During this time of the year I'm seeing a lot of pumpkin flavored this or pumpkin flavored that. While I enjoy some pumpkin flavored beverages...I have to admit...I'm all about those summer fruity flavors. I think this cocktail recipe would be perfect to serve at holiday parties too!

Our guest post recipe today is courtesy of Polaner. Polaner Fruit & Maple has applications beyond breakfast and can be used to create desserts, appetizers, dressings, cocktails, glazes and more. Recipes can be found on the company's Facebook page.

Easy Strawberry Basil Cocktail Recipe

Easy Strawberry Basil Cocktail Recipe

1/4 cup Polaner Fruit & Maple Strawberry Spread
1/4 cup water
1 tbsp. lime juice
1/4 cup basil leaves torn, plus more for garnish
2 tbsp. vodka
Seltzer
Strawberries for garnish

In a saucepan over medium heat, whisk Polaner Fruit & Maple Strawberry Spread and water. Bring to a boil and remove from the heat. Set aside to cool. Add lime juice, basil and vodka to strawberry mixture and refrigerate for at least an hour. When ready to serve, strain mixture over crushed ice, add seltzer and garnish with slices of strawberries and sprigs of basil. Serve the cocktail immediately if your favorite cocktail glasses.

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