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Summer Fling: A Lemon Slice Cocktail

Summer Fling: A Lemon Slice Cocktail

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    May 08, 2015   Author : admin

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Looking for a refreshing, new drink to wow your guests the next time they come over for a fancy dinner at your house? Give them something to lust and linger with this "Lemon Drop Cocktail" drink that’s perfect for get togethers and parties. It's not only a healthy option that will eventually help you slim down, but it's appropriate for the season, too! Lemons have been back at it with a vengeance this summer, and it’s already making rounds in some soirees and beach parties. Let this cocktail recipe excite your taste buds:

Ingredients

  • 1 oz fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 oz Gin
  • 1 oz lemon floral water
  • 1 sugar cube
  • Lemon slices and edible flower tops for garnish

Method

1. Make the lemon floral water by combining 3 cups of water with sliced lemons and a handful of edible flowers in a large pitcher.

2. Cover the pitcher and allow to sit for 2-4 hours before adding it to the cocktails. This allows enough time for the water to take on the taste of the lemons and the floral notes of the flowers, for a subtle sip that is great in the cocktail or on its own.

3. Mix the first four ingredients in a cocktail shaker or mason jar fitted with lid. Shake with ice. Strain into the glass and add one thin sliced lemon and a couple flower tops to garnish.

4. For a virgin lemon drop cocktail option – serve the infused water with a splash of club soda and top with the lemon and flower drink garnish. The infused water is so good, you’ll hardly even miss the gin.

 

Image via Dylan & Sara of Stocksy United

Recipe by A Subtle Revelry

Written by Elonah Jade Bioneda

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