Recipe

Lillet spring gin cocktail

Lillet is a French aperitif made from a blend of Bordeaux wine and citrus liqueur and it comes in blanc, rose or rouge. Often served chilled with a slice of lemon or orange, it’s also a refreshing way to toast the approach of spring.

  • 5 mins preparation
  • Serves 2
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Ingredients

Lillet spring gin cocktail
  • lillet blanc
  • grapefruit juice
  • gin
  • ice
  • edible flowers

Method

Lillet spring gin cocktail
  • 1
    Combine 2 parts Lillet Blanc, 2 parts grapefruit juice, 1 part gin, and ice in a cocktail shaker. Shake until well chilled. Strain and divide among stemmed cocktail glasses.
  • 2
    Garnish with edible flowers (we used violas). Serve immediately.

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