Strawberries & Cream Cocktail

The sun, a pool, a lounge chair, and one of these in your hand.

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Dream come true, right?

So after a very short stint in L.A. (literally two days), I have been completely exhausted and have been doing absolutely nothing but overindulging in food. There’s nothing like two days on your feet and 5 hours of sleep to get you to completely lose all traction.

And now it’s going to be ridiculously HOT in Denver (goodbye Spring that lasted two weeks!), meaning I will be glued to the spot in our living room where the swamp cooler pumps out the most hot air. Pretty sure Kya and I will be jockeying for that spot all summer long…

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But the real point we are all here is this gorgeous, sweet, simple cocktail. If you ever crave that perfectly balanced strawberries and cream flavor, this is the perfect solution. I will say it’s a bit stronger than the average cocktail so keep some soda water around to make it perfect for you.

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I am pretty sure this cocktail is the key to my everyone’s survival this summer.

Strawberries & Cream Cocktail

Yield: 1 cocktail

Crisp, sweet, and full of berries & cream flavor.


  • 2 oz strawberry vodka
  • 1 1/2 oz whipped vodka
  • 2 strawberries, thinly sliced (plus extra for garnish)
  • Soda water


  • In a shaker, add ice and both vodkas. Shake vigorously and set aside.
  • Muddle the sliced strawberries in the bottom of a glass. Fill the glass with ice and top with the vodka mixture. Stir gently to incorporate the muddled strawberries throughout and top with soda water (it's up to you on how much soda water to add.
  • This is a pretty strong drink so you may want to take the edge off with more soda or if you like it strong, skip the soda all together). Garnish with a strawberry.

7 Responses to “Strawberries & Cream Cocktail”

  1. — June 11, 2013 at 2:11 pm (#)

    I love your pictures and recipes, they are mouth watering. Would love for you to share them with us at Over at we are not photography expert snobs, we are just foodies, so pretty much all your pictures will get accepted.

  2. Thao — June 11, 2013 at 4:49 pm (#)

    Oh my… This is drool worthy. I think I want to make it this weekend. Have you seen the forecast for CO? 90s!!!!!! ECK.

    • Cake 'n' Knife — June 11, 2013 at 5:02 pm (#)

      Gah I know! I am going to have to soak in a bucket of ice to make it through the week!

  3. Katrina @ In Katrina's Kitchen — June 11, 2013 at 11:32 pm (#)

    This is a gorgeous drink!

    • Cake 'n' Knife — June 12, 2013 at 2:28 pm (#)

      Thank you! 🙂

  4. foodienewz — June 22, 2013 at 7:48 am (#)

    Your food photos are amazing. You can share your mouth watering photos with us at and your photos published on FoodieNewz without any editorial review.

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