Makes 10, 150 ml (¼ pint) glasses
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Chilling time: 4 hours or overnight
450 g (1 lb) strawberries, hulled, sliced
75 g (3 oz) caster sugar
Grated rind and juice 1 lemon
Hand shaped ice
75 cl bottle dry white wine, chilled
1 sliced lemon
200 g (7 oz) fresh strawberries, halved
1 litre (1 ¾ pint) sparkling mineral or tonic water, chilled
- Crush the strawberries in the bottom of a saucepan with a potato masher. Add the sugar, lemon rind and juice and heat gently for five minutes, stirring occasionally. Leave to cool. Mash once more, then strain into a bottle or jam jar and chill overnight.
- Pour the chilled strawberry syrup into the base of a punch bowl, add some ice then the chilled white wine, sliced lemons and sliced strawberries. Mix together then top up with sparkling mineral or tonic water and serve immediately.
- To make the hand shaped ice, get latex and powder-free gloves, fill them with water and tie them. Pop in the freezer overnight.