Strawberry Basil Honey Smash Cocktail

Strawberry Basil Honey Smash Cocktail

This cocktail offers a perfect blend of the sweet and fruity flavors of strawberries, the herbal freshness of basil, and the natural sweetness of honey, making it a wonderful summer sipper. Enjoy responsibly!

Serving: Approximately 1 litre


  • Ripe Strawberries (leafy part removed)
  • 3-5 Fresh Basil Leaves
  • Juice of 1 Medium Lemon
  • 1/2 cup Humble Bee Honey
  • Vodka
  • Club Soda
  • Water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt


  • In a cocktail shaker, add the ripe strawberries and fresh basil leaves. Use a muddler to gently muddle (crush) the strawberries and basil to release their flavors.
  • Squeeze the juice of one medium lemon into the shaker.
  • Add half a cup of honey.
  • Pour in 1 and 1/2 ounces (or 1 and 1/2 shots) of vodka.
  • Add about 6 ice cubes to the shaker.
  • Shake the cocktail vigorously for 30 seconds to chill and combine the ingredients.
  • Fill a cocktail glass with crushed ice.
  • Using a fine strainer, strain the cocktail from the shaker into the glass over the crushed ice.
  • Finish by adding a splash of club soda to the glass for a refreshing fizz.
  • Garnish your Strawberry Basil Honey Smash Cocktail with a fresh strawberry and a few basil leaves for a burst of color and aroma.
  • Serve and enjoy this delightful and aromatic cocktail!


  • Make sure the strawberries are ripe for maximum flavor.

Nutritional Information (approximate per serving, can vary based on the specific quantities and brands of ingredients used):

  • Calories: Approximately 180-200 (may vary depending on strawberry size and vodka content)
  • Carbohydrates: 23-26g
  • Sugars: 20-22g (naturally occurring from strawberries and honey)
  • Protein: 0.5-1g
  • Fat: 0g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1-2g
  • Sodium: 50-60mg (may vary based on club soda brand)
  • Potassium: 100-120mg
  • Vitamin C: 30-40mg
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