Cocktail with orange slices and ice

Cava cocktail

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 2 hrs

Easy

Serves 2

This cava cocktail is a ray of sunshine in a glass and is bound to perk up any celebration. It's easy to make but the flavours are complex enough to impress

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal175
  • fat0g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs9g
  • sugars9g
  • fibre0g
  • protein0.4g
  • salt0g
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Ingredients

  • ½ orange, juiced
    Orange

    Orange

    or-ange

    One of the best-known citrus fruits, oranges aren't necessarily orange - some varieties are…

  • ½ lemon, juiced
    Lemon

    Lemon

    le-mon

    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

  • 50ml vodka
    Vodka

    Vodka

    vod-ka

    Originally associated with Russia, Slavonic, Baltic and Scandinavian countries, vodka has become…

  • 1 tsp cinnamon syrup (see tip)
  • ½ tsp orange blossom water
  • ice
  • 250ml cava, to top up

To garnish

  • 1 small orange, finely sliced
    Orange

    Orange

    or-ange

    One of the best-known citrus fruits, oranges aren't necessarily orange - some varieties are…

  • ice

Method

  1. Start by making the dried orange slices to garnish. Spread out the orange slices on a lined baking tray. Heat oven to 110C/ 90C fan/gas ¼ and cook for 2 hrs. Can be done a day ahead and stored in a container.

  2. Pour the fruit juices, vodka, cinnamon syrup and orange blossom water into a cocktail shaker and add a couple of handfuls of ice. Shake well, then strain into two large wine glasses with more ice. Top up with cava and garnish with a slice of dried orange.

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