Virgin elderflower and cucumber fizz
This is a refreshing alcohol free cocktail perfect for a hot summer’s day, elderflower cordial really makes this drink special, the cordial is flavored using elderflowers and lemons and is an old fashioned English drink. This may be quite hard to find in the USA, so if you can’t find it, you can always substitute sugar syrup and switch out half the sparkling water for apple juice.
Yield (serves): 1
Prep time: 5 minutes
4 fresh lime wedges
1 handful fresh mint
2 ounces elderflower cordial (substitute sugar syrup)
Dash lime Juice
4 slices cucumber
Sparkling water to top glass
Crushed ice to fill glass
1. Crush the mint, cucumber and lime in a heavy duty glass with a rolling pin or spoon
2. Add all remaining ingredients and top with crushed ice
3. Stir ingredients together and garnish with a sprig of mint and lime wedge.
For an interesting alternative try using a handful of fresh basil leaves instead of mint