Blooming Lovely, Orange Blossom Champagne Cocktail with a Dash of Peychaud by Julia Charles from Summer Fizz
Blooming Lovely, Orange Blossom Champagne Cocktail with a Dash of Peychaud by Julia Charles from Summer Fizz, Over 100 Recipes for Refreshing Sparkling Cocktails (Ryland Pteres & Small, May 2022)
Recipe by Julia Charles, Photograph by Alex Luck © Ryland Peters & Small
Orange blossom extract has an indeﬁnable ﬂavor that isn’t exactly ﬂoral, so it adds intrigue to this elegant spritzer. Use a pink Champagne, if liked.
4 dashes of Peychaud’s bitters
15 ml/1/2 oz St-Germain elderﬂower liqueur
1/4 teaspoon orange blossom extract
1/2 teaspoon sugar syrup
120 ml/4 oz well-chilled Champagne
edible ﬂowers, to garnish
Pour the bitters, elderﬂower liqueur, orange blossom extract and sugar syrup into a small wine glass and add a few ice cubes. Top up with Champagne, squeeze the lemon zests over the drink and discard. Stir, garnish with an edible ﬂower and serve at once.
(* Recipe from 'Summer Fizz' by Julia Charles, Photograph by Alex Luck © Ryland Peters & Small, May 2022/ Reproduced with permission)