For tonight's cocktail hour we are headed to "The Breakers" Palm Beach!
Don't let the cold winter get you down... let's all escape together to The Beach Club.
Of course we have to dress Palm Beach Chic with lots of color and bold accessories.
- 2 cups sugar
- 2 cups water
- 1 cup fresh lemon juice
- 1 large sprig mint , finely chopped, plus sprigs for garnish
- 8 ounces lemon-flavored vodka
- Splash of sparkling water
- 1 Tbsp. freshly grated lemon zest for garnish
Mix the sugar and water in a small pot and boil for 3 minutes to make a simple syrup. Let cool.
In medium bowl, stir together 1 cup syrup (leftover syrup can be refrigerated indefinitely), the lemon juice and the chopped mint. Pour mixture into ice-cube tray and freeze for one hour.
In a blender, blend together frozen cubes, sparkling water, chopped mint and vodka.
Pour into chilled glasses. Garnish with mint sprigs and lemon zest.