Flower-Infused Cocktails

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Whether or not they contain alcohol, cocktails are the perfect remedy after a long hard week at work or simply to sip and enjoy amongst friends. Though there are thousands of cocktail recipes all over the world, here we are going to concentrate on flower-infused cocktails. This is one way to combine an exotic flavour and visual appeal. With just a few bare essentials, practice and a dash of imagination, you will wow your guests with the originality of the drinks you offer them!

Aviation

Aviation cocktail

Recipe:

– 4 cl gin

– 1.5 cl freshly squeezed lemon juice

– 1.5 cl Maraschino (3 bar spoons)

– 1 cl crème de violette liqueur

Orchid

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Recipe:

– 2 cl vodka

– 2 cl orange juice

– 1.5 cl grapefruit juice

– 1.5 cl crème de framboise (brandy distilled from raspberries)

– 1 orchid flower

Pink Lady

Pink Lady Cocktail

Recipe:

– 4 cl gin

– 1 cl grenadine

– 2 cl freshly squeezed lemon juice

– A few rose petals

Lavender Fizz

Lavender Fizz

Recipe:

– 5 cl white rum

– 2 cl sugar cane syrup

– 5 stems of lavender flowers

– 2 cl lemon juice

Tequila Rose

Tequila Rose

Recipe:

– 2cl tequila

– 2 cl strawberry syrup

– 6 cl milk

– A few rose petals

 

And what do you think of these decorative ice cubes?

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Needless to say, you’ll have to use edible flowers such as fuchsias, pansies, roses, geraniums, violets or even fresh herbs such as thyme or rosemary. Divide the flowers in a standard ice cube tray, add water and freeze.

Are you familiar with any other flower-infused cocktails? Please share your recipes with us!

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