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Millie Tang’s Springtime strawberry aperitif

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Nothing says springtime like a strawberry cocktail. Bursting with sweet and refreshing flavours, this strawberry aperitif will be a crowd pleaser.

  • Serves6
  • Prep time10 minutes, + 2 days standing time
Millie Tang’s Springtime strawberry aperitif


  • 120ml Aperol Aperitivo
  • 120ml sweet vermouth
  • Ice cubes, to serve
  • Lemon peel, to decorate

Strawberry gin

  • 700ml gin
  • 250g strawberries, sliced

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  1. Step 1

    To make strawberry gin, place the gin and strawberry in an airtight container. Set aside for 1-2 days or until strawberry is pale and the gin is light pink in colour. Strain the gin mixture into a clean airtight container and discard the solids.
  2. Step 2

    Combine the Aperol, vermouth and 120ml strawberry gin in a jug. Place ice cubes in tumbler glasses. Pour over the Aperol mixture and decorate with lemon peel to serve.