Sunday, 22 March 2015

Step into spring with the perfect cocktail recipe!


So in the last week we have had the first day of spring, international happiness day, and international cocktail day! Put them together and what do  you get ... a spring time cocktail thats sure to make you happy! I love cocktails and always love to try out new recipes! I thought i would share with you a spring time favourite that i found ages ago on Martha Stewarts site! Its the perfect party drink great for upcoming BBQ's or garden parties this spring, its Strawberry-Rhubarb Sangria and your going to love it! 


  • 1/4 cup sugar 
  • 1/2 cup water 
  • 2 rhubarb stalks, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 
  • 1/2 cup fresh orange juice (from 1 orange) 
  • 1 orange, halved and cut into 1/4-inch slices 
  • 1 pack strawberries, hulled and quartered 
  • 4 cups chilled soda water/ tonic 
  • 1 bottle (750 ml) chilled sparkling wine, such as Champagne or Prosecco 
  • Ice

  • Directions:
    In a small saucepan, combine sugar and water. Bring to a boil, add the rhubarb. Pour the mixture to a medium heatproof bowl and let cool to room temperature. (about 30 minutes)
    Meanwhile, in a pitcher or large bowl, combine orange juice, orange, and strawberries. To serve, add cooled rhubarb mixture, soda water/tonic, sparkling wine, and ice.

    SO there you go super easy & super delicious, the perfect drink for a spring time get together or  if your like me the perfect companion for a days sunbathing ;)! Let me know what you think!

    Madge x

    1 comment:

    1. Oh, I’m so in love with your blog! So beautiful photos and interesting posts!
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      Diana Cloudlet