- Prep time
- 2 minutes PTM
- Cook time
- one cocktail
- 2 oz. Vodka
- 2 tsp. lemon juice
- 6 raspberries
- 2 tsp. sugar
Muddle raspberries, sugar, and lemon juice in a shaker. Add vodka, and ice. Shake and serve in a sugar-rimmed martini glass. Garnish with raspberries and enjoy!
Techniques used in this recipe:
muddle, v.: to combine ingredients, usually in the bottom of a mixing glass, by pressing them together with a muddler before the majority of liquid ingredients are added.
Examples of when this method is applied:
For a mojito sugar, fresh mint leaves and club soda are muddled.
Limes are often muddled with sugar syrup or other fruit as in a Caipirnha and Bésame.
You muddle a sugar cube and bitters in cocktails such as Sazarac and Old-Fashioned.