Raspberry Lime Vodka Cocktail


  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • ¼ cup water
  • 8 raspberries
  • ½ tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons raspberry flavored vodka
  • 325 milliliters soda water
  • Raspberries, lime slices and sweet basil leaves for garnishes


  1. Make some simple syrup by dissolving sugar in water over low heat. Set aside to cool.
  2. Place a small strainer over a glass and press 8 raspberries through with the back of a spoon. Discard the seeds.
  3. Combine the cooled syrup, lime juice and raspberry vodka with the raspberry juice.
  4. Split the raspberry mixture between 2 glasses. Fill the glasses with ice and add soda water.
  5. Garnish with raspberries, lime slices and sweet basil leaves. Stir to enjoy!