Mint-Strawberry Crush

Mint-Strawberry Crush
Start To Finish Time:
10 mins
1 cocktail


  • cup coarsely chopped strawberries

  • 5 fresh mint leaves

  • 3 tablespoon (1 1/2 ounces) cognac or other brandy

  • 4 ½ teaspoon (3/4 ounce) lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon (1/2 ounce) Simple Syrup

  • Ice cubes

  • Halved strawberries (optional)

  • Fresh mint sprig (optional)

Simple Syrup

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 1 cup water


  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

  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 up to 2 weeks.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

149 Calories
12g Carbs
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 1
Calories 149
% Daily Value *
Sodium 2mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Total Sugars 9g
Vitamin C 36.6mg 183%
Calcium 20.2mg 2%
Iron 0.5mg 3%
Potassium 111mg 2%
Folate, total 20.2mcg
Vitamin B-6 0mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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