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Strawberry Cocktail: Seven Year Itch

Strawberry Cocktail

Sparkling wine gives this strawberry cocktail some extra pep.

From 3Eleven Kitchen & Cocktails in Dallas, a strawberry cocktail made with elderflower liqueur, lemon and sparkling wine.


  • 1 1/2 oz. strawberry-infused vodka
  • 1/2 oz. elderflower liqueur
  • 1/2 oz. fresh lemon juice
  • 3 fresh strawberries
  • Sparkling wine
  • Tools:muddler, shaker, strainer
  • Glass:cocktail or wine
  • Garnish:strawberry


Muddle the strawberries in a mixing glass and add the elderflower liqueur, vodka and lemon. Shake with ice until chilled. Strain the mixture into a chilled glass with fresh ice. Top with sparkling wine and garnish.

Strawberry-Infused VodkaRemove stems from about 30 strawberries, and cut them into quarters. Fill one quart-sized canning jar with the berries and add ¼ cup brown sugar to jar. Fill jar with vodka, cover lid and shake. Then, put canning jar in the fridge for approximately 2 days. Once the mixture turns pink after a couple of days, strain vodka and toss the berries. For more strawberry flavor, repeat steps 1 – 5.

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