Berry smash. The ingredients are per 400ml glass so do multiply them up for more glasses.

Equipment

  • a juicer
  • a cocktail shaker
  • a muddling stick
Philips HR1861 centrifugal juicer cocktail shaker muddling stick

Ingredients (per glass)

  • 4 raspberries
  • 2 large strawberries
  • 1 T blackcurrants
  • 1/2 a lime
  • 8 mint leaves
  • 1/4 C apple juice
  • crushed ice

and to decorate

  • one strawberry
  • a very small sprig of mint

Acknowledgements

  • Made by Tom on the day we came back from the pick your own with lots of fresh fruits!
raspberries strawberries blackcurrants apple mint lime apples ice

To decorate

strawberries apple mint
Berry smash

berry smash

This is a drink to be slowly sipped whilst the ice is melting and you are contemplating the universe with family and friends.

Method

  • Wash all the ingredients as necessary.
  • Juice the apples. You will need !/4 C apple juice per glass, so juice as much as you need in one go.
  • Put the raspberries, strawberries and blackcurrants into the bottom of a glass.
  • Finely chop and add the mint.
  • Chop the lime half into small chunks and add.
  • Muddle everything together at the bottom of the glass.
  • Fill to two thirds with crushed ice and shake it all together.
  • Top up with more crushed ice.
  • Insert two straws together and decorate with a small mint sprig and a strawberry.
  • Repeat the process with the other glasses depending on how many people you have around!

Serve

  • Serve freshly made and drink it slowly, preferably sitting somewhere warm and sunny!

Afterwards

  • Recycle the waste
Berry smash ingredients

Berry smash ingredients

(This is what we think the universe really looks like!)