4 Summer Sparkling Elderflower Drinks

Recipes and images courtesy of Rocks Drinks.

4 Summer Sparkling Elderflower Drinks. Hello friends, so how are you? Today I am sharing 4 Summer using the New Sparkling Elderflower drink by Rocks Drinks.

A blooming delicious drink from Rocks in Devon is sure to put a spring in your step when you need refreshments on the go. Perfect for making up on a Summer’s evening in the garden.

4 Summer Sparkling Elderflower Drinks

4 Summer Sparkling Elderflower Drinks:

Firstly, Cucumber And Elderflower Spritzer: A delightfully refreshing drink everyone can enjoy.

Serves: 4-6 || Preparation time: 5 minutes plus 30 minutes steeping

What You Need:

1L Rocks Sparkling Elderflower (4 x 250ml bottles)

½ cucumber

4 sprigs of mint

What You Do:

1. Firstly, use a vegetable peeler to cut ½ the cucumber into ribbons. Put them in a jug along with ½ of the mint leaves and 250ml of Rocks Sparkling Elderflower. Stir the mixture well giving the mint and cucumber a bit of a press to release their flavours. Leave too steep for half an hour in the fridge.

2. Strain the liquid through a fine sieve or muslin and discard the solids. Pour the remaining liquid into a large jug along with lots of ice and the remaining cucumber ribbons and mint. Top up with the Rocks Sparkling Elderflower and stir well.

4 Summer Sparkling Elderflower Drinks

Secondly, Elderflower And Raspberry Mocktail:

Alcohol-free, but packed with lots of fruity, flowery taste. This cocktail ensures you’re joining in the party.

Serves: 6 || Preparation time: 5 minutes plus 20 minutes to macerate

What You Need:

150g Raspberries

1 tbsp icing sugar

1L Rocks Sparkling Elderflower (4 x 250ml bottles), well chilled

Orange Zest to decorate

What You Do:

1. Firstly, mash together the raspberries and icing sugar, cover, and refrigerate for 20 minutes to macerate.

2. Sieve the raspberries to remove the seeds, pressing the flesh through the sieve with the back of a spoon.

3. Divide the raspberry puree between 6 glasses and top up with Rocks Sparkling Elderflower. Peel thin strips of orange zest with a vegetable peeler and drop one into each glass to serve.

4 Summer Sparkling Elderflower Drinks

4 Summer Sparkling Elderflower Drinks:

Thirdly, Elderflower 75: A new take on the classic French 75, now with sparkling elderflower. C’est Bon!

Serves: 1 || Preparation time: 2 minutes

What You Need:

2 tbsp dry Gin

2 tsp lemon juice

100ml Rocks Sparkling Elderflower

150ml Champagne or Prosecco

What You Do:

1. Firstly, shake the gin and lemon juice with ice then pour into a wine glass or large champagne flute. Add the Rocks Sparkling Elderflower and Champagne then top with a twist of lemon peel.

2. Note: If you have a few edible flowers or a couple of mint leaves they will add a pretty touch to the cocktail.

Drinks

4 Summer Sparkling Elderflower Drinks Floral Martini:

Last but not least, a classic cocktail, this version includes elderflower for a floral twist.

Serves: 4 || Preparation time: 12 minutes plus cooling time

What You Need:

2 tbsp fresh or dried lavender flowers250ml Rocks Sparkling Elderflower

8 tbsp gin

2 tbsp dry vermouth

Ice

What You Do:

1. Firstly, make the floral syrup. Put 250ml Rocks Sparkling Elderflower into a small saucepan with the lavender. Bring to the boil and simmer for 10 minutes until the liquid has reduced by half. Turn off the heat and leave it too steep until it goes cold. Strain into a clean container and use immediately or keep it in the fridge for a week.

2. To make each martini, pour 2 tbsp of the syrup into a cocktail shaker with the 2tbsp gin, ½ tbsp vermouth and some ice. Shake well and pour into a cold martini glass. Top up with an extra dash of Rocks Sparkling Elderflower if desired and garnish with a few lavender or elderflowers.

Cook’s Tip: Culinary lavender flowers are available in some supermarkets or online. If using fresh make sure that they are not sprayed with any pesticides etc.

4 Summer Sparkling Elderflower Drinks. Recipes and images courtesy of Rocks Drinks. So what do you think about these recipes? Do you also fancy making any? Because I know I do.

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