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Cocktails for two: Floradora and Elderflower Collins and a giveaway

Two light and very refreshing cocktails that can be drunk with or without alcohol. Cheers!
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Cocktail
Author: Lucy Parissi

Ingredients

  • Floradora
  • Serves 1
  • 2 measures 50ml gin
  • 3 fresh raspberries
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tbsp sugar syrup
  • chilled ginger beer to top up
  • lime wedges and fresh raspberries to garnish
  • Elderflower Collins
  • Serves 1
  • 2 measures 50ml gin or vodka
  • 1-2 tbsp elderflower cordial
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp St Germain optional
  • chilled soda water to top up
  • lemon wedges to garnish
  • Method
  • 1. In a highball glass stir the gin, cordial, lemon juice, St Germain together with plenty of crushed ice. Top up with soda water and add a couple of thin slices of lemon.

Instructions

  • For the Floradora: put the gin, raspberries, sugar syrup and lime juice in your cocktail shaker. Muddle the raspberries with a spoon. Half fill the shaker with ice and shake hard for 30 seconds.
  • Pour into a highball glass, add fresh ice and top up with ginger beer.
  • Garnish with fresh raspberries and a lime wedge.
  • For the Elderflower Collins: In a highball glass, stir the gin, cordial, lemon juice, St Germain together with plenty of crushed ice. Top up with soda water and add a couple of thin slices of lemon.