Spiked Strawberry Aqua Fresca with Blood Orange Soda

July 11, 2013 by Kari Karch

Learn how to make a spiked strawberry aqua fresca with blood orange soda from the Kenmore in-house chef Kari Karch.


preparation time
0 mins

cook time




0.5 cup sugar

0.5 cup water

6 mint leaves

1 strawberries

2 cup vodka

2 bottles of blood orange soda water


In small saucepan, combine the sugar and water over medium high heat until the sugar dissolves. Remove from the heat and add the mint. Cool and refrigerate for up to one week. In a blender, add strawberries and simple syrup and blend well. Add into a pitcher with the vodka and blood orange soda and serve over ice with a mint garnish.

Kari Karch

Kari Karch is a 19-year veteran of the culinary industry, creator of Kiss the Cook, and the head chef and spokesperson for the Kenmore brand. She has made many notable appearances on ABC Morning News, on WGN, on the Cooking Channel and as a judge for the World Food Championships.