Smashed Bellini Cocktail

Try to resist this cocktail, just TRY!  Muddled peach nectar, Hangar 1 Straight Vodka (how beautiful is that bottle?!), lavender infused simple syrup and a little sparkling water- it just screams DRINK ME!!!! Summer is upon us and this cocktail needs to happen for everyone! Vodka is my favorite spirit and Hangar 1 Vodka is so good that I almost feel bad for mixing it.  Almost. But not enough to keep me from finding ways to mix it into cocktails for my guests for the rest of these Summer days!  Hope you love it as much as I do!  xx- Sarah  PS- I have to also acknowledge the beautiful styling by Hostess Haven and photography by my sweet husband– they knocked it out of the park on this one, right?!  So, so pretty.  I’m very fortunate to have such creative geniuses in my family.


Smashed Bellini Cocktail

Serving Size: 1 8-10 oz glass


  • 1 1/2 oz Hangar 1 Straight Vodka
  • 1/2 very ripe peach or nectarine, peeled and chopped into 1/2" pieces
  • 1 oz Lavender infused simple syrup (instructions on how to make below)
  • 3 oz sparkling water


  • Prepare lavender simple syrup by combining 1 cup of simple syrup, 1 cup of sugar, and one bunch of lavender. Heat over low and stir until the sugar dissolves. Let sit for at least a couple of hours- the longer you let it sit the stronger the lavender taste will be. Strain out lavender and set syrup aside.
  • To make cocktail: muddle peach in a glass until consistency is that of a puree. Fill champagne glass with puree until 2/3 of the way full.
  • Add 1- 1/12 oz of Vodka (depending on your preference for strength of the drink and taste), 1 oz of simple syrup, top with sparkling water to fill the glass, garnish with peach chunks, lavender flowers, or lavender petals!
  • Enjoy!

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  1. Lucy @ La Lingua|

    Wow! I don’t think I’d ever bother going out if I had people at home who could make such beautiful drinks! I want one right now, it would be perfect for this afternoon – it’s so hot I feel like I’m melting! xxx
    Lucy @ La Lingua Italy

  2. EG|

    I’ve been on the hunt for coupe glasses just like this. please share the source!!

  3. Laurence|

    How stunning is this cocktail!!? I’m particularly interested in how you obtained the almost milky separation in the first photo, it looks stunning! Look forward to hearing from you keep up the great work.