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California Avocado Zen Cocktail

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Total Time:

10min

Prep Time:

10min

 California Avocado Zen Cocktail

This cocktail is easy to make, with a light, refreshing flavor. California Avocado in the drink makes for a beautiful beverage.

Ingredients

Serves: 4
fl.oz.  cucumber vodka
fl.oz.  fresh squeezed lime juice, plus extra for garnishing the glasses
fl.oz.  California honey
fl.oz.  mint simple syrup*
tsp.  mint leaves, minced, optional
  Lime
tsp.  crystal ginger (powder)* for rim, optional
  ripe, Fresh California Avocado
    Ice, as needed
fl.oz.  soda water

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados

Instructions

  1. In a metal shaker place vodka, lime juice, honey, simple syrup and mint (if using), shake vigorously for 20 seconds until honey is well blended.
  2. Slice lime into 4 wheels, cutting a small notch in each to aid in placing on the glasses; set aside. Juice remaining lime.
  3. Moisten the rims of (10 fl. oz.) glasses with lime juice, then dip the rims in the ginger crystals, if using.
  4. Peel and seed the avocado. Dice three-quarters of the avocado into ¼-inch pieces and set aside. Slice the other avocado quarter into 4 wedges and reserve for garnish.
  5. Place one-half of the avocado pieces in the bottoms of the glasses, add ice, then remaining avocado pieces.
  6. Pour contents of the shaker into the glasses. Top with soda water, garnish each with a lime wheel and avocado wedge.

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