You guys it’s almost easter, can you believe it??? This year is absolutely racing past! I must admit though I am so so stoked for 2 long weekends! As my birthday is on ANZAC day which is a tuesday thats a public holiday so I took the monday off work as well 🙂 For the cocktail this week i was thinking of easter and I wanted to make you something light that would pair well with easter lunch or brunch or even just with chocolate. So I came up with these raspberry & rosemary cocktails.
I made a rosemary syrup for these. I love herb syrups, they are unexpected and add such interesting flavour to drinks. This one is super simple to make just like any sugar syrup, but it adds a real depth of flavour to these and pairs beautifully with the fresh raspberries.
The recipe makes 1 drink but is easily multiplied, you could even make a jug of this and set it on the table with glasses and allow you loved ones to help themselves. You could even make an alchol free version, that would have all the flavour and be suitable for kids.
What have you got planned for easter? We don’t have any set plans at the moment, but I am definitely making this bunny bread. How cute is it?? I just love it. I am pretty sure that will be our dinner easter saturday. Have you decided on a easter menu yet? If you are still looking for ideas I will be posting more easter inspired recipes next week including fish burgers and some pretty orange cupcakes.
Raspberry & Rosemary Cocktails
- 6 fresh raspberries
- 30 ml vodka
- 30 ml white rum
- 15 ml rosemary syrup
- 200 ml soda water
- 2 sprigs rosemary
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup water
Place the raspberries in a glass and using a muddler or the end of a wooden spoon crush them.
Add the vodka, rum and syrup and mix well. Add a handful of ice then pour in the soda water. Serve and Enjoy!
Add rosemary, sugar and water in a small saucepan. Place on medium heat, bring to the boil and boil for 1 minute.
Remove from heat and allow to steep for 30 minutes. Strain the syrup into a bottle and allow to cool before using.