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A sparkling drink in a champagne glass

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
  • Easy
  • Serves 1 - 2

Be warned: as the name suggests, this cocktail is strong. An elegant Halloween drink, you could serve in smaller measures to reduce the strength

  • Low fat
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal179
fat0g
saturates0g
carbs0g
sugars17g
fibre0g
protein0.3g
salt0.02g
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Ingredients

  • 15ml absinthe
  • 2 tsp sugar syrup
  • 120ml champagne chilled, for topping up
  • white rose petal or edible flower, to serve (optional)

Method

  • STEP 1

    Pour the absinthe into a chilled champagne flute or small coupe and add the sugar syrup. Stir to combine, add a splash of champagne, stir again, then top up with more champagne.

  • STEP 2

    Garnish with a white rose petal or other edible flower, if you like.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, October 2022

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