How to make an Avocado Toast Cocktail

This recipe, made from blended avocados, vodka, a syrup made from kale, and served with a toasted rim of spiced breadcrumbs and chilis for heat, sounds like it could almost be healthy—if it weren’t an alcoholic beverage.


  • 1 avocado, whole
  • 1/2 liter vodka
  • 1 cup destemmed kale
  • 1 cup simple syrup
  • 3/4 oz. fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup salt
  • 1/4 cup unseasoned breadcrumbs
  • 1 tsbp. marash chili
  • 1 tsp. cayenne chili


Make the breadcrumb mixture: Crumble salt and chili together with breadcrumbs, rim cocktail glass and place in freezer.

Make the avocado vodka: Puree vodka and avocado together in blender for sixty seconds. Strain through single layer of cheesecloth. Refrigerate.

Make the kale syrup: Pulse kale and simple syrup in blender till kale is in crumb sized pieces. Strain through a single layer of cheesecloth. Refrigerate.

In a cocktail shaker, mix 2 oz. avocado vodka, 3/4 oz. kale syrup, and 3/4 oz. fresh lime juice. Add ice, shake, strain into chilled cocktail glass, and serve.