Beauty Elixir

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  • Total: 10 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: Serves 1

Does the Beauty Elixir get its name from strawberry’s complexion-boosting powers? Or is it that the world just looks a touch prettier after a few glasses of this champagne and gin cocktail? Whatever the case, this sunny drink is a lovely way to kick off the evening—or brighten up brunch. 

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 ounces gin
  • 1/2 ounce strawberry puree (or muddled fresh strawberries with a pinch of sugar)
  • 1/2 ounce lemon juice
  • 3 1/2 ounces champagne (or more as needed to fill your glass)
  • Garnish: strawberry and cucumber

Steps to Make It

  1. Combine gin, strawberries and lemon juice in a shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a glass.

  2. Top with Champagne.

  3. Garnish with strawberry or cucumber.