Elderflower and herb cooler

Elderflower & herb cooler

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Prep: 10 mins no cook

Easy

Serves 4

The perfect spring cocktail with a spritz of elderflower and beautiful edible flowers to finish

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free
  • Vegan

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal243
  • fat0g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs15g
  • sugars15g
  • fibre0g
  • protein0g
  • salt0g
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Ingredients

  • 2 thyme sprigs, leaves only
  • 2 rosemary sprigs, leaves only
    Rosemary

    Rosemary

    rose-mar-ee

    Rosemary's intense, fragrant aroma has traditionally been paired with lamb, chicken and game…

  • 8 edible flowers (such as pansies, rose petals and borage)
  • 50ml rhubarb cordial, (we used Belvoir strawberry and rhubarb cordial)
    Rhubarb

    Rhubarb

    roo-barb

    Botanically, rhubarb is a vegetable (it's related to sorrel and dock) but its thick, fleshy…

  • 150ml elderflower liqueur
  • 150ml gin
    Gin

    Gin

    jinn

    Like all safe alcoholic drinks, gin is based on ethanol, an intoxicating liquid chemical that…

  • ice
  • 330ml can sparkling water

Method

  1. Pop the herbs and flowers into the wholes of a ice cube tray, fill with water and freeze for 2-3 hrs or until frozen solid.

  2. Pour the elderflower cordial, elderflower liqueur, gin and a large handful of ice cubes into a large jug. Stir until the outside of the jug feels cold then strain into 4 tall glasses or champagne flutes. Top with the soda and add a few more ice cubes and the floral ones too. Serve immediately.

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Comments (1)

catie74's picture

Just delicious. Bit too delicious for our own good.

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