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Limoncello Champagne Cocktail Recipe 2011-04-21 16:53:18

Limoncello-Mint Champagne Cocktail

Limoncello-Mint Champagne Cocktail

From Bon Appétit

Notes

Use a sharp vegetable peeler to remove the lemon peel without including the bitter white pith.

Limoncello Champagne Cocktail Recipe 2011-04-21 16:53:18

Ingredients

  1. 1/4 cup mint leaves
    1/4 cup limoncello
    2 tablespoons granulated sugar plus additional for dipping Champagne flutes
    Lemon peel strips from 1 lemon
    4 teaspoons fresh lemon juice plus 1 lemon wedge
    About 1 cup chilled Champagne, or sparkling wine

Directions

  1. Place mint, limoncello, 2 tablespoons sugar, and lemon strips in blender; blend until mint is finely chopped (lemon peel will be coarsely chopped), 10 seconds.
  2. Strain into small cup; discard solids.
  3. Run lemon wedge around rim of 2 Champagne flutes. Dip rims into sugar.
  4. Divide limoncello mixture and lemon juice between flutes. Top with Champagne.

Makes 2 drinks.

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