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Strawberry Aperol Smash

A fresh, summery drink to serve at brunch or to enjoy as an aperitif before supper. 


  • 1 large strawberry
  • 2 ounces Aperol
  • 2 ounces orange juice, fresh or store bought
  • sugar, pinch of (optional)


  1. In a cocktail shaker, add the strawberry and a pinch of sugar.  Muddle really well to extract all the juices from the strawberry.  Add remaining ingredients, and fill the shaker with ice. Shake vigorously for 10 seconds and strain into a pretty glass.  Enjoy!