Light and refreshing, these Spring Cocktail Recipes make the most of the seasonal flavors. Since Spring is quickly fleeting, you can drink in all the gorgeous late-season blooms — literally. They are super delicious and your guests will definitely be wanting more. Learn how to make each one below.
Three Flower Inspired Cocktails
Concocted with flower-based cordials or waters, these libations supply delicate yet heady floral notes that complement other liqueurs or wines. The beverages bring bouquets — of flavors — to a brunch or cocktail hour.
Elderflower Tequila Slipper
- 2 ounces silver tequila
- 1 1/4 ounces elderflower liqueur, preferably St-Germain
- 4 dashes grapefruit bitters
- 1 slice of grapefruit
Combine tequila, elderflower liqueur, and bitters in an ice-filled cocktail shaker. Stir until chilled, and strain into a coupe. Garnish with grapefruit.
- 1 ounce violet liqueur, such as Creme Yvette
- 1 ounce dry vermouth
- Edible violet
Combine violet liqueur and dry vermouth in an ice-filled glass. Garnish with an edible violet.
Sparkling Red Rose
- 6 ounces sweet sparkling red wine, such as Banfi Rosa Regale
- 1/8 teaspoon rose water
- Sliced strawberries
Fill a Champagne glass with red wine. Add rose water. Garnish with sliced strawberries.
Image/Recipes via Martha Stewart
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