Honeysuckle 75

READY IN: 35mins
SERVES: 1
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    ounce honeysuckle syrup (instructions below)
  • 1
    ounce gin
  • 34
    ounce fresh grapefruit juice
  • 2
    ounces dry sparkling wine
  • 3
    honeysuckle fresh edible flowers (to garnish)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Make ahead: Honeysuckle Simple Syrup.
  • Bring 1 cup of granulated sugar and 1 cup of water to boil over medium high heat, stirring until sugar is fully dissolved. Add one cup of washed, de-stemmed edible honeysuckle blossoms and 1/8 teaspoon of lemon juice and remove pot from heat. Cover and let steep for approximately 30 minutes until room temperature. Strain liquid through a fine mesh strainer in to an airtight container and refrigerate.
  • In a shaker with ice, combine honeysuckle syrup, gin, and grapefruit juice. Shake until chilled and strain into a champagne flute or coupe. Top off with sparkling wine and garnish with fresh honeysuckle blossoms.
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