Raspberry Basil Champagne Cocktail

DSC_0030Okay so I’m being a total cheater today because this cocktail was already featured on Style Me Pretty Living. But I just really, really wanted it up on my own pages. Because, honestly, it’s my favourite recipe to date. I made it mid-morning some time ago specifically to shoot it, and had to literally stop myself from guzzling the whole thing before noon (willpower, commence!) The combination of muddled basil, raspberry, limoncello and champagne is just beyond – it can’t be beat.

PS – Happy Independence Day to my American friends <3 !

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Need
:: 2 lemon wedges
:: 4 basil leaves, roughly torn
:: 6 raspberries
:: 1/2 tsp. superfine sugar, optional
:: 1/2 ounce limoncello (preferably homemade!)
:: 1 ounce lemon vodka
:: champagne
:: ice

DO
1. Add the raspberries, basil and lemon wedge to a high ball glass.

2. Muddle until raspberries are pureed and basil has been bruised.

3. Fill glass with ice.

4. Add limoncello, lemon vodka, sugar and stir until sugar is disolved.

5. Top with champagne.

6. Garnish with a single raspberry and lemon wheel, if desired.

lineRecipe Adapted from Tasty Trials

 

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COMMENTS (14)
14 Responses to “Raspberry Basil Champagne Cocktail”
  1. This cocktail looks wonderful. I’ll have to give it a try–some of my favorites!! Your photos are beautiful!!

  2. Melissa says:

    I’ve been dying to make this! It looks sooo good. Happy Fourth Jacquelyn!

  3. oh yum!! I must try this!

  4. this is the most perfect looking summer cocktail, thanks for sharing!
    xx

  5. Sarah says:

    So good! I need to make this soon!

  6. Susana says:

    Look marvelous!…and really anything with champagne is already a win. Thank you for sharing. Will make, and consume immediately.

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  8. This looks so light and refreshing!

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