Makes 2 cocktails
1 ripe fresh pluot, cut into chunks
Juice of 1 lime
1/8 teaspoon almond extract (optional)
1/2 teaspoon simple syrup
2 to 3 ounces vodka
2 to 3 ounces sparkling water
In a bowl, blend or muddle the pluot, lime juice, almond extract, and simple syrup. Transfer the fruit mixture to a cocktail shaker and then add the vodka and some ice. Shake to chill.
Into two cocktail glasses, put some ice. Next, divide the sparkling water between the glasses and then add the contents of cocktail shaker. Give the cocktail a quick stir and enjoy!