Thursday, May 16, 2013

I Like Sake. I Like Strawberries.



strawberry sake shake


It's getting to be porch-sitting season here.  Porch-sitting usually requires a beverage.  As it is also strawberry season, I felt that a frothy pink cocktail would be the perfect companion to an evening of reading on the deck.   For some reason sake (rice wine) just sounds healthier than vodka, so I blended some up with a few ingredients to produce a grown-up...


Strawberry Sake Shake

Ingredients:
1 1/2 cups sake
1 cup coconut water
3/4 cup young coconut meat
2 T sweetener of choice (I used coconut nectar)
1 T vanilla (I used Madagascar vanilla bean paste- because it's awesome)
3/4 lb strawberries
1/2 avocado
1 frozen banana
ice

Blend all ingredients in a high powered blender. Makes about four servings.
*The young coconut meat and the coconut water could probably be replaced with canned coconut milk...?


strawberry sake shakes


Question:  Do you like sake?  If so, do you prefer it straight or with a mixer? 


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