Inspired by Dita Von Teese
I was so impressed with the taste of the Preshafruit Valencia that I was curious to try the Apple & Strawberry ($4.99/1 litre) and Apple & Passionfruit ($4.99/1 litre) flavours. The Apple & Strawberry ends up being my preferred one out the two which had a nice balance of apple and strawberry flavour. The passionfruit in the other isn't as noticeable but it does have quite a refreshing taste. The distinctive flavour of the Apple & Strawberry inspired me to create a cocktail using fresh strawberries, Bombay Sapphire Gin and Cointreau. With the Cointreau Global Brand Ambassador Dita Von Teese set to perform her world renowned Be Cointreauversial show in Sydney on 16 September 2010 I've named this cocktail the Be My Strawberry Appleteaser — how awesome would it be to be invited to this VIP special event :-)
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Be My Strawberry Appleteaser recipe
Makes 2 (or 1 if you're thirsty)
• 4 fresh strawberries or 1 Mutant Strawberry
• 6 fresh mint leaves
• 30 ml Bombay Sapphire Gin (1 shot)
• 30 ml Cointreau (1 shot)
• 120 ml Preshafruit Apple & Strawberry juice (4 shots)
• 6 ice cubes
Muddle strawberries with mint, Bombay Sapphire Gin, Cointreau and juice. Add ice and shake vigorously in a boston shaker. Pour and strain into a martini glass. Enjoy!
Alternatively you can blend all ingredients and add a shot of Frangelico as well for extra kick and taste.
Muddle 4 fresh strawberries, fresh mint, 30 ml Gin, 30 ml Cointreau, 120 ml Preshafruit Apple & Strawberry Juice then shake with ice and strain into martini glass