Twinkle Cocktail Recipe With English Sparkling Wine
As nights get warmer and lighter, you might be searching for a summery drink to try, a summer cocktail recipe to enjoy as a sundowner before dinner.
This simple Twinkle cocktail recipe uses just 3 ingredients and is deliciously light and tasty although beware, that may mean you end up having several.
We blend together the quintessentially English flavour of Elderflower with gin, that staple of spirits. And then we top up with a bit of bubbly, I like to use an English sparkling wine. English sparkling wines are now world-class and there are several English wine producers that are top of the range and make a fizz that rivals Champagne. They use the same grapes and similar soil variety and conditions, and many can't even tell the difference!
Try Belvoir Elderflower Cordial, it's wonderfully floral and sweet.
Twinkle Cocktail Recipe
Ingredients (makes 2)
50 ml English gin
20 ml Elderflower cordial
100 ml English sparkling wine
Ideally, your gin and elderflower cordial will be chilled before you pour, so pop them in the fridge an hour before you intend to drink. Otherwise, you can shake them together over ice to get them nice and cool and refreshing. Pour into a champagne flute and top up with the bubbly. Simple!
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