Elderflower Gin Fizz with Frozen Berry 'ice cubes'
A perfectly light, flowery cocktail great for spring! Instead of ice cubes, home-frozen berries are used to add to the look and flavor of the cocktail.Frozen berries may be purchased to use or homemade frozen berries. If self freezing the berries, the freezing time will be added to the total time listed below for making the cocktail.
Blackberries and Raspberries(1/4 cup per cocktail)
1ounceSt. Germain liqueur
¾ouncefreshly squeezed Lemon Juice
1teaspoonfine grain Granulated Sugar
Club Soda, to fill
Optional garnish: very thin lemon slice twisted or mint sprig
Instructions for Freezing Berries:
Rinse berries and pat them dry with a paper towel. On a baking sheet(s) lined with wax paper, place berries with space between each so they will freeze separately. Place in the freezer until they are fully frozen or overnight.
Instructions for the Elderberry Gin Fizz:
Place 1/4 cup of frozen berries in a High Ball glass. In a shaker, place the gin, St. Germain, lemon juice and sugar with ice. Shake vigorously and strain into the glass with berries. Fill with Club Soda. Garnish as desired.