- Grated zest of 1 lemon
- 1 1/4 cups fresh lemon juice
- 1/2 cup simple sugar syrup (see recipe below)
- 1/4 cup vodka
- Raspberries or blueberries for garnish
- Sliced toasted almonds for garnish
Combine the lemon zest and juice, syrup and vodka and transfer to a metal 13 x 9-inch baking pan. Freeze for 4 hours.
Remove baking pan from freezer and scrape surface with a spatula or fork to create large crystals. Transfer crystals to wine goblets and garnish with fresh berries and toasted almonds.
- SIMPLE SUGAR SYRUP
- 1 cup water
- 1 cup sugar
Bring water and sugar to a boil and boil until sugar is dissolved. Cool to room temperature and transfer to a jar. Store in a cool pantry or refrigerate. Yield: 1 1/2 cups