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Cassis spritz served in a large glass with thyme to garnish

Cassis spritz

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

Make the most of that crème de cassis lurking at the back of the cupboard. With white wine and Cynar (a bitter herbal liqueur), it's a wonderful summer drink

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal165
fat0g
saturates0g
carbs11g
sugars11g
fibre0g
protein0g
salt0.04g
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Ingredients

  • ice
  • 30ml Cynar
  • 15ml crème de cassis
  • 30ml white wine
  • soda water , to top up
  • sprig of thyme

Method

  • STEP 1

    Fill a wine glass with ice cubes, then pour in the Cynar, crème de cassis and white wine. Stir gently with a bar spoon, then top up with soda water and use the sprig of thyme to mix the drink before dropping it in the glass to garnish.

RECIPE TIPS
CYNAR

Cynar is a bitter herbal liqueur made with artichokes. If you can’t get it, you could try using Averna, a Sicilian herbal liqueur. Both are available in larger supermarkets or online.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, July 2020

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