Sunday, 22 March 2015

Step into spring with the perfect cocktail recipe!

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So in the last week we have had the first day of spring, international happiness day, and international cocktail day! Put them together and what do  you get ... a spring time cocktail thats sure to make you happy! I love cocktails and always love to try out new recipes! I thought i would share with you a spring time favourite that i found ages ago on Martha Stewarts site! Its the perfect party drink great for upcoming BBQ's or garden parties this spring, its Strawberry-Rhubarb Sangria and your going to love it! 


Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup sugar 
  • 1/2 cup water 
  • 2 rhubarb stalks, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 
  • 1/2 cup fresh orange juice (from 1 orange) 
  • 1 orange, halved and cut into 1/4-inch slices 
  • 1 pack strawberries, hulled and quartered 
  • 4 cups chilled soda water/ tonic 
  • 1 bottle (750 ml) chilled sparkling wine, such as Champagne or Prosecco 
  • Ice


  • Directions:
    In a small saucepan, combine sugar and water. Bring to a boil, add the rhubarb. Pour the mixture to a medium heatproof bowl and let cool to room temperature. (about 30 minutes)
    Meanwhile, in a pitcher or large bowl, combine orange juice, orange, and strawberries. To serve, add cooled rhubarb mixture, soda water/tonic, sparkling wine, and ice.

    SO there you go super easy & super delicious, the perfect drink for a spring time get together or  if your like me the perfect companion for a days sunbathing ;)! Let me know what you think!

    Madge x

    1 comment:

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