Sparkling Lemon Citrus Cocktail Recipe

A candied lime garnish elevates any citrus cocktail.

Sparkling Lemon Lime Cocktail On Cutting Board with Candied Citrus

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.

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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.

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