A Slice Of Fruit With A Dash Of Liqueur: 3 Strawberry Schnapps Recipes You Can Try At Home

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Strawberry schnapps
Anushka Nagarmath
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Who doesn’t enjoy a cool portion of fruits on a warm, weary day? Strawberries are a particular favourite when it comes to such fruits. That perfect mix of vitamins and sweetness, coming together into a burst of flavour in your mouth. Not only does it provide for your craving for freshness, but also gives your body the nutrition it needs. It can be just the touch of refreshment you need after a long day, that satisfying reward for all your hard work.

What if we told you that there are some fun twists you can put on this? What if there was a way to get a taste of strawberry, complimented by the aftertaste of alcohol? Sure, such recipes might not be for everyone, but if you are a person who does enjoy the occasional glass of liqueur, this might just appeal to you. So, without any further adieu, allows us to introduce you to a wonderful ingredient: strawberry schnapps. 

What Is Strawberry Schnapps? 

You must have tried strawberry syrup at least once in your life. That sweet, gooey liquid, running down the silver of the spoon, making for the perfect topping. Well, strawberry schnapps is somewhat similar, with only a tiny difference: it is a type of liqueur! 

A syrup-style liqueur made from neutral grain and finished with the flavor of strawberries is called strawberry schnapps. It adds the final punch that most drinks aim for, delivering the desired effect.

Sounds delicious, does it? Luckily for you, it gets even better when paired with other ingredients, especially if you are going for sugary cocktails!

3 Strawberry Schnapps Drinks

If you are the type of person who enjoys experimenting with cocktail recipes, you might be interested in learning more about strawberry schnapps drinks which you can make at home. So, here are 3 strawberry schnapps recipes that you can try today:

Strawberry Margarita

Ah, the popular margarita, a cocktail which brings forth those delightful sweet-and-sour sensations. Though a classic margarita is made with lime juice, orange liqueur and tequila, we can make changes to this recipe according to our preferences. Hence, you can use strawberry schnapps to make your very own customized strawberry margarita! 

Strawberry Schnapps Drinks

To start with mixing this drink, you will need: 

1. 1 oz. of freshly squee lime juice 

2. 1.5 oz. of tequila

3. 1.5 oz. of strawberry schnapps

4. 1 oz. of triple sec 

5. Margarita salt

6. Ice 

7. Lime wedges 

First, rim the glass using the salt. For this, all you need to do is rub a wedge of lime along the rim of your choice of glass (such as a lowball glass) and then dip it in a dish filled with the salt. Then, set this aside to be filled with the mixed drink later.

Then, add lime juice, tequila, triple sec and strawberry schnapps in a cocktail shaker with ice and then shake it well. Make sure that all the ingredients are mixed properly. 

Finally, strain it over the salt-rimmed glass, over ice, if you prefer. Then, tuck a slice of lime or even a slice of strawberry over the rim for the final touch. 

With this, your strawberry schnapps margarita is ready for you to enjoy!

Pink Velvet

Do you wish to enjoy a smooth, pink drink to top off your night? Then, this next strawberry schnapps drink might just be what you are looking for. A Pink Velvet is bold in both flavour and colour, bringing its stunning looks to the table, or rather, the bar. 

Strawberry schnapps

To start with mixing this drink, you will need: 

1. 0.5 oz. of strawberry schnapps

2. Lemon for squeezing lemon juice

3. 1 oz. of citrus vodka

4. 1.5 oz. of cranberry juice

4. 0.5 oz. of triple sec

5. Ice

First, take a highball glass and fill it with ice as per your requirement. 

Then, add the strawberry schnapps, triple sec, citrus vodka in the glass and also squeeze some lemon juice. Stir it well, making sure that the ingredients are getting mixed.

Finally, fill the glass with cranberry juice, as per your liking and then stir this final mixture once again, until you have achieved the texture you desire.

With this, your Pink Velvet drink is ready to be your lively companion through the beautiful evening!

Strawberry Temple 

A mix of strawberry schnapps and rum can make for a wonderful cocktail. Strawberry temple, just the name sounds pleasant and cool, making you want to savour every drop. Such is this beautiful pink drink, with all its incredible colour that you can taste

Strawberry schnapps

To start with mixing this drink, you will need:

1. 1 oz. of strawberry schnapps

2. 0.5 oz. of grenadine 

3. A lemon-lime soda such as 7-Up

4. 1 oz. of white rum

5. Ice

First, fill a highball glass with ice as per your liking.

Then. add the strawberry schnapps, white rum and grenadine to the glass, making sure to stir it well afterwards.

For the final touch, just top this off using the soda, simply adding it in as per your requirements. 

With this, another strawberry schnapps recipe is complete, creating that perfect strawberry temple, just the lively drink you need to cheer yourself up!

Balance health and fun for a fulfilling life 

Ultimately, the key to having good fun is knowing how to do it responsibly. Even if you may be having the time of your life, make sure to keep a track of the number of drinks you are consuming and the alcohol content which goes inside them. Overdoing the drinks might seem tempting at the moment, but the aftereffects, both short and long term, might not be as pleasant. So, know when to tone it down and when to speed it up.

Strawberry schnapps

Whether you are making these strawberry schnapps recipes at home or enjoying them in your favourite hangout spot, make sure to have your own back. Watch over your drinks and do not drive afterwards. Always remember that safety first, safety second, followed by coolness. 

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