These Strawberry Chamomile Palomas are the
perfect drinks to celebrate spring… and then Easter exactly one week
later… oh, and Mother’s Day in May, plus everything in between!
Yields: 1 drink
chamomile tea bags
3 ounces fresh grapefruit juice (about half of 1 grapefruit
2-4 tablespoons chamomile honey syrup (depending on your
2 ounces tequila (omit to make a virgin version)
water, for topping off
Chamomile Honey Syrup
Combine water and honey in a small saucepan and bring to a
low boil, simmer 1 minute and remove from the heat.
Add the tea
bag, cover and steep for 5-10 minutes.
tea bag and allow the syrup to cool completely.
Store in the
Add the grapefruit juice, chamomile syrup, tequila and
strawberries to a glass.
muddler (or even the end of a rolling pin), gently push the strawberries down
until they release their juices and are lightly smashed.
Add a handful
of ice and then add sparkling water to top off.
drink a gentle stir.
add more chamomile syrup if desired.
with fresh chamomile flowers and strawberries if desired.
you’d prefer, you can strain out the mashed strawberries and then add fresh
sliced strawberries for a prettier look.