Strawberry martini with a pop rocks rim
Photo by Sian Richards
Pop Rocks candy
crème de cacao
MASH strawberries with sugar and water in a small saucepan over medium. Boil, reduce heat and simmer 2 min. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve, discarding pulp. Cool completely.
POUR candy into a shallow bowl. Rub rim of a martini glass with corn syrup, then dip into candy. Combine vodka, creme de cacao and strawberry purée in a cocktail shaker half filled with ice. Shake well and strain into prepared glass.