Lillet Rose, a fortified-wine blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Muscatel, has the aroma of flowers and ripe berries -- perfect for a springtime aperitif. Garnishing the drinks with edible flowers is a lovely touch. | Photo by Martha Stewart Living, April 2012 Lillet Rose, Parties, Bridal Shower, Martha Stewart, Spring Cocktails, Cocktails Recipe, Rose Spring, Drinks Recipe, Edible Flowers
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Lillet-Basil Cocktail 1 cup ice, plus more for serving 1/2 cup Lillet Blanc 1 ounce (2 tablespoons) gin 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice 1/4 cup loosely packed fresh basil leaves, plus sprigs for garnish Splash of tonic water 1 cucumber spear, for garnish 1 cinnamon stick, for garnish
~ Lillet Rose Cocktail ~ Yield: 2 cocktails Ingredients 6 oz. Lillet Rouge 2 oz. Peach liqueur 3 oz. freshly squeezed lemon juice 2 thin lemon slices (optional) fresh thyme sprigs (optional) Instructions Combine all ingredients (except lemon slices an thyme sprigs) in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake ingredients and then strain into chilled cocktail glasses. Garnish with a thin slice of lemon or thyme sprigs if desired.