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Mint-Strawberry Crush

Makes: 1 servings
Serving size: 2/3cup Yield: 1 cocktail
Start to Finish 10 mins
Mint-Strawberry Crush
Ingredients
  • 1/3  cup  coarsely chopped strawberries
  • 5  fresh mint leaves
  • 3  tablespoons  (1 1/2 ounces) cognac or other brandy
  • 4 1/2  teaspoons  (3/4 ounce) lemon juice
  • 1  tablespoon  (1/2 ounce) Simple Syrup
  •  Ice cubes
  •  Halved strawberries (optional)
  •  Fresh mint sprig (optional)
Directions

1. In a cocktail shaker combine chopped strawberries and 5 mint leaves. To muddle, gently crush berries and mint with the back of a spoon. Add cognac, lemon juice, and Simple Syrup. Add ice cubes; cover and shake until very cold. Strain liquid into an ice-filled glass. If desired, garnish with halved strawberries and a mint sprig.

Simple Syrup
Ingredients
  • 1  cup  sugar
  • 1  cup  water
Directions

1. In a small saucepan combine sugar and water. Bring to boiling over medium heat, stirring until sugar is dissolved. (The syrup is done when it is completely clear and the surface is covered with bubbles.) Remove from heat; cool. Store, covered, in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.

Nutrition Facts (Mint-Strawberry Crush)
  • Servings Per Recipe 1,
  • cal. (kcal) 149,
  • carb. (g) 12,
  • fiber (g) 1,
  • sugar (g) 9,
  • vit. A (IU) 97,
  • vit. C (mg) 37,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 0,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0,
  • Folate (g) 20,
  • sodium (mg) 2,
  • Potassium (mg) 111,
  • calcium (mg) 20,
  • iron (mg) 1,
  • Mark as Free Exchange () 0,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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