A candied lime garnish elevates any citrus cocktail.
Fresh citron of all kinds brightens and sweetens even the darkest of spirits – and with the combination of sparkling wine, lemon and a candied lime, this easy-to-drink citrus cocktail will be sure to keep life tangy.
Candied fruit, or crystallized fruit, has been around since the 14th century as a method of food preservation. While still a very fine option for using up some extra fruit you may have laying around, even more so, candied citrus is an all star ingredient as a cocktail garnish.
Roll the bar cart on over and serve this burst of citrus cocktail to all your guests.
Sparkling Lemon Citrus Cocktail
Yield: 1 Cocktail
- 1 oz lemon sour
- ½ oz lime juice
- 3 – 4 oz sparkling wine
- 1 candied lime (for garnish)
Combine lemon sour, lime juice, to a coupe or champagne glass. Top off with your sparkling wine and garnish with a candied lime slice.