Summer Splash

Summer Splash

Toast this season with icy quenchers. We mix up a delectable collection of breezy cocktails.

 

Colours

Serves: 1

Ingredients:

60 ml sugar syrup

45 ml lemon juice

90 ml orange juice

15 ml peach puree

15 ml grenadine

60 ml tequila

15 ml blue curacao

Ice as required

 

Method:

  1. Blend together the orange juice, peach puree, tequila, 15 ml lemon juice and ice. Pour into a tall glass with a scoop of ice.
  2. Drizzle grenadine along the sides of the glass.
  3. Blend together the blue curacao, 30 ml lemon juice, and sugar syrup and top up the glass. Serve.

 

Bubbly Limoncello

Serves: 1

Ingredients:

150 ml brut sparkling wine

For the limoncello sorbet:

½ cup limoncello

Zest of two lemons, finely grated

1 ½ cups sugar

Pinch of salt

½ cup lemon juice

2 cups water

 

Method:

  1. For the limoncello sorbet, combine the water and sugar in a saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until the sugar is completely dissolved and the mixture thickens (about 5 minutes). Allow it to cool.
  2. Pour the cold syrup into a bowl and stir in the lemon zest, juice, limoncello and salt. Cover and refrigerate for a day or at least 2 hours. Pour the cool mixture into an ice cream maker and churn or blend with a hand blender and freeze till it sets.
  3. Add 2 scoops of the sorbet to a champagne saucer. Top up with the sparkling wine.
  4. Garnish with lemon zest and serve.

 

 

Cucumber Vino

Serves: 1

Ingredients:

4 mint sprigs

30 ml Cointreau

120 ml dry white wine

Cucumber slices, as required

 

Method:

  1. Add the cucumber slices and mint leaves to a brandy balloon.
  2. Add 30 ml of Cointreau and top up with the wine and a few cubes of ice. Serve.

 

Southern Mystique

Serves: 1

Ingredients:

30 ml sugar syrup

15 ml lemon juice

1 curry leaf

1 fresh avocado

 

Method:

  1. Blend all the ingredients together in a blender with a few cubes of ice.
  2. Pour into a small rimmed martini glass. Serve.

 

 

Peppy Melon

Serves: 1

Ingredients:

60 ml sugar syrup

30 ml lemon juice

2 pinches crushed black pepper

100 g muskmelon

 

Method:

  1. Blend all the ingredients together with a few cubes of ice in a blender. Pour into a chilled glass.
  2. Garnish with black pepper and serve.

Show off these super cool cocktails at the next party!

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