It’s official…BBQ season has arrived! - Finally. What is the one thing to go alongside the perfect summer’s day? Well, the perfect summer cocktail! – Obviously. That unbeatable balance of fruity and refreshing paired with a little fizz really is a game-changer!! Transport yourself to that pool-side sun lounger you’ve been dreaming of…
Tell you more? Of course…  So, you have two options: alcoholic or alcohol free … Let’s get into it and kick off with the alcoholic Halo cocktail…

 

Ingredients:

  • 25ml strawberry gin
  • 10ml Aperol
  • 15ml lemon juice
  • 10ml raspberry liqueur
  • 5ml vanilla syrup
  • 5ml raspberry puree
  • prosecco

Elderflower foam:

  • 2 parts elderflower cordial
  • 1 part lemon juice
  • 3 parts water
  • 2 parts egg white

 

Now, for the method…

Make sure your prosecco is chilling in the fridge waiting for you and start by chilling a glass. Whilst it cools, add some ice and all of the delicious ingredients to the shaker. Except for the prosecco (and elderflower foam ingredients- save them for later). Now, SHAKE, SHAKE SHAKE!!! Time to prepare the foam!!! Don’t add any ice to the shaker this time, add in the cordial, lemon juice, water and egg whites and SHAKE, SHAKE, SHAKE! Now strain the cocktail into your chilled glass and top with your cold prosecco and finish with the elderflower foam. Walla!! All done and ready for you to enjoy your very own Halo cocktail!

 

Onto the alcohol-free cocktail….

 

 

Ingredients:

  • 25ml cranberry juice
  • 15ml apple juice
  • 15ml lemon juice
  • 5ml vanilla syrup
  • 5ml grenadine
  • 5ml raspberry puree

Elderflower foam:

  • 2 parts elderflower cordial
  • 1 part lemon juice
  • 3 parts water
  • 2 parts egg white

Method:

Once again, get that glass chilling and whilst it cools add some ice and all of those tasty ingredients to the shaker along with some ice. Now, SHAKE, SHAKE SHAKE!!! Time to prepare the foam (unless you have some already leftover)!!! Don’t add any ice to the shaker this time, add in the cordial, lemon juice, water and egg whites and SHAKE, SHAKE, SHAKE! Now strain the cocktail into your chilled glass and top with your elderflower foam. Now you’re ready to enjoy your alcohol-free Halo cocktail!

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