By bereniceh In Receive 9 August 2023 Duration ~ 3 min Awaken your senses with floral cocktails this summer! Summer is the perfect time to relax, soak up the sun and enjoy refreshing drinks. And if you want to add a touch of elegance and delicacy to your cocktails, why not embellish them with flowers? Not only are floral cocktails visually stunning, they also offer a unique taste experience. Let us show you 3 original recipes that you can easily make at home and impress your guests! Prepare your glasses, pick your flowers and plunge into this gustatory and aesthetic adventure that will make your summer evenings unforgettable! Spanish gin and tonic with elderflowers Let yourself be captivated by the intoxicating combination of gin and elderflowers, a harmonious blend of floral freshness and spirituous elegance! You will need ( 2 people): 6 cl Gin 18 cl elderflower tonic 4 slices of pink grapefruit a few juniper berries Sprigs of rosemary To make: Refrigerate the drinking glasses for half an hour. Add ice to the glass and squeeze a slice of grapefruit into the glass. Place another slice of grapefruit in the glass, the juniper berries and a sprig of rosemary in the glass. Then pour in the gin, followed by the tonic. Finally, stir! Now all you have to do is enjoy! A few tips: It’s important to add the grapefruit slice, juniper berries and rosemary sprigs before the gin and tonic to help infuse the drink with their flavours. Lychee, prosecco and rosewater cocktail Discover the very essence of elegance with our sparkling lychee, prosecco and rosewater cocktail. Let yourself be transported by the exotic sweetness of the lychee, combined with the finesse of the prosecco, all enhanced by the subtle fragrance of rosewater. A refined taste journey that will awaken your senses and dazzle your taste buds. Ingredients ( 1 glass): 12 cl Prosecco 4 tbsp lychee juice 2 tbsp rose water 1 lychee To make: Pour the Prosecco into ¾ of the glass. Top up with the lychee juice. Finish with the rose water. Place the lychee at the bottom of the glass. Tip: If you want a sweeter cocktail with a stronger lychee flavour, pour Prosecco halfway down the glass and top it off with lychee juice. Then add the rose water as required. To colour the cocktail pink, add a few drops of pomegranate or a few drops of pink dye. Lotus Flower Immerse yourself in floral elegance with this non-alcoholic cocktail, an exquisite blend that will awaken all your senses! You’ll need ( 1 glass): 4 cl pineapple juice 3 cl mango nectar 2 cl lychee nectar 1 cl elderflower syrup To make: Fill your glass halfway with crushed ice (it’s best to use a long glass) to keep the cocktail fresh. Pour in the pineapple juice, mango nectar, lychee nectar and mango flower syrup. To finish, garnish your cocktail with a borage flower. This little blue flower will add a pretty touch of colour to your pink cocktail. Here’s a tip: To add a touch of originality, you can create ice cubes with flowers or fruit inside, which will add originality to your cocktails, both aesthetically and in terms of taste. Floral cocktails are a symphony of flavours and aesthetics that will delight your senses. The subtle marriage of floral aromas and refreshing ingredients offers a unique and spellbinding experience. Whether you’re looking to surprise your guests on a special night out or indulge in a moment of fragrant relaxation, floral cocktails are an invitation to explore new taste dimensions. Let yourself be carried away by this floral trend and let your taste buds blossom with pleasure!