Summer Champagne ‘Pimms’

Champagne "pimms' by Amelia Freer

This is from #EatInSeason: Summer Inspiration.

Best served beautifully chilled, of course, this is a light, eloquent summer cocktail to serve to friends. If you prefer a non-alcoholic version, try sparkling apple or elderflower pressé, both work beautifully.

You’l need (makes 6 glasses)

  • Champagne (or Prosecco, if you prefer)
  • ½ cucumber (smaller the better here – if you can get your hands on a Lebanese cucumber, more’s the better)
  • 480ml fresh clear apple juice
  • half a punnet of raspberries
  • Few sprigs of mint, leaves picked

To serve:

Cut the cucumber into long thin strips and swirl 2 into each glass, fill halfway with apple juice, then top with champagne, a few raspberries, and some mint leaves.

 

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