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Thirsty Thursday Cocktails; Third Edition

Showcasing juicy flavours of apple, blackberries, sloe berries and elderflower, the new Bramble cordial from Bottlegreen is really is quite the treat!

From classics such as the Bramble cocktail, Blackberry Mojitos and more all the way to some more creative ways to enjoy a cocktail with the Margarita Ice Lollies – there’s sure to be something that will have you yearning for a tipple.

Perhaps alcohol isn’t your thing but you still want to join in on all the fun! Well, who says mocktails are boring? Great British Bake Off Winner, Peter Sawkins has taken mocktails to new heights and has tapped into the trend of lavish, mouth-watering drinkable desserts. Check out this 3rd edition of Thirsty Thursday cocktails.

Thirsty Thursday Cocktails – Frozen Bramble Margarita Lollies

Frozen cocktails are a must-have during summer months, but we are elevating this trend to new, playful levels with the creation of these beautiful, thirst-quenching lollies.

Ingredients

Method

Combine bottlegreen bramble cordial, tequila, agave, lime juice into a shaker and top with one cup of water. Shake vigorously and pour the contents into an ice lolly mould, leave a 1cm gap. Add fresh blackberries into the mix, leave in the freezer until set and serve immediately. 

Tip: For a non-alcoholic alternative, swap the tequila for Mockingbird (alcohol-free) or replace with white grape, apple or even watermelon juice.

Thirsty Thursday Cocktails – Blackberry & Basil Mojito

A unique twist on one of the nation’s favourite cocktails! The complementary sweetness of the blackberry and aromatic basil creates a perfect balance of flavours. This recipe can be made as a single serving or as a pitcher to be enjoyed with you closest 6 friends and family for the perfect alfresco soiree.

Ingredients

Method:

Combine bottlegreen bramble cordial, lime juice and three fresh blackberries. Add basil leaves and muddle together to release the aromatic flavours. Add rum and stir gently. Fill glass with crushed ice, top with soda and stir. Add more crushed ice to top, and garnish with fresh basil.  

Thirsty Thursday Cocktails – Ginger and Lemongrass Cheesecake

INGREDIENTS

Serves 4

METHOD

Make the Cheesecake Mix:

  1. Combine the cream cheese, ice cream and bottlegreen Ginger & Lemongrass Cordial in a food processor or blender and blitz until smooth.

Assemble the drink:

1. Crush two ginger nuts into a powdery consistency. Rub a lemon wedge around the rim of your serving glasses to moisten the rim. Press the rim into the ginger nut crumb.

  1. Serve the drinks over ice and garnish with fresh ginger and lemongrass.

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