Lychees are funny, flowery, perfume-y little things. Stripped of their tough outer layer, they look a little transparent and a lot naked. It's best to blend them up and add a couple of flavors that enhance their oddness. Lemon and vanilla worked well and created a new flavor that you can't find even in the best juice aisle.
Vanilla + Lychee Lemonade
1 can of lychees
Half a lemon, juiced (thin slices reserved)
Squeeze of agave
2.5 ounces of vanilla vodka
Strain lychees and discard the syrup. Blend them with about 1/4 cup of water until smooth. Pour the lychee juice, lemon juice, agave, and vodka into a shaker with ice. Shake and pour into two glasses, and add a very thin slice of lemon so it floats. This is a great way to start the weekend.
That sounds dreamy!
Definately giving that one a go!
This cocktail is perfection! It became an instant favorite!!!
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