A raspberry mule is a refreshing cocktail that comes together with just a few ingredients! The raspberry simple syrup can be made in advance, making it a great prep-ahead cocktail that will impress your guests.
What is in a Raspberry Moscow Mule
- Raspberry simple syrup- made with fresh raspberries and equal parts water and sugar
- Lime juice- for added freshness
- Vodka- traditional in a Moscow Mule
- Ginger beer- this is my favorite brand
How do I make raspberry simple syrup?
Raspberry simple syrup is made by simply boiling equal parts raspberries, sugar, and water until the sugar is completely dissolved. I then strain it to remove the seeds. You can make it up to a few weeks in advance. It is a key ingredient in this recipe but if you are in a pinch, you can also muddle a small handful of raspberries at the bottom of your drink for some raspberry flavor.
How do I make a virgin raspberry mule?
A non-alcoholic version would be delicious! Omit the vodka and add a splash more of ginger beer.
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If you make this raspberry mule, I'd love to know what you think in the comments below!
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Raspberry Simple Syrup (makes about 1 ½ cups, perfect for 4 drinks)
- 1 cup raspberries
- 1 cup cold water
- 1 cup granulated white cane sugar
- 3 ounces raspberry simple syrup
- 0.5 ounce lime juice
- 1.5 ounces vodka
- 3 ounces ginger beer
- 3 raspberries for garnish, optional
- 1 lime wedge for garnish, optional
Raspberry Simple Syrup
- Add the raspberries to a medium saucepan and muddle them gently with the back of a spoon. Stir in the sugar and water. Heat the pan over medium-high heat until gently boiling. Reduce to a simmer and simmer for 10 minutes, or until sugar is completely dissolved and you can only see the seeds left in the raspberries. Strain through a fine mesh strainer. Cool completely before storing in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
- In a glass (preferrably a copper mug), add a handful of ice, the raspberry simple syrup, lime juice, vodka, and ginger beer. Stir well and top with additional ice. Garnish with raspberries and a lime wedge, if desired.
I can't wait to try this! I love everything in it!! Looks pretty too
Caitlin from CC's Table
Thank you so much! I hope you give it a try and love it! 🙂