Immerse yourself in the delightful flavors of this tantalizing cocktail, perfect for a spooky Halloween soiree or any fall celebration, this effervescent concoction combines the rich, citrusy taste of blood orange with the bubbly elegance of prosecco.
- Citrus Base: .75 oz. Solerno blood orange liqueur.
- Sweetness: .5 oz. simple syrup.
- Tartness: .5 oz. blood orange juice.
- Bubbly Elegance: 2-3 oz. LaLuca prosecco.
- Prepare: Ensure you have a clean, dry shaker, a coupe glass, and all the ingredients listed.
- Mix: In the shaker, combine the Solerno blood orange liqueur, simple syrup, and blood orange juice.
- Shake: Add ice to the shaker and give it a vigorous shake for about 10-15 seconds to chill and mix the ingredients.
- Serve: Strain the shaken mixture into the coupe glass.
- Top It Off: Gently pour the LaLuca prosecco into the glass, letting it mix with the previous ingredients.
- Garnish: Take a wide swath of orange peel and express it around the rim of the glass to infuse its aromatic oils. Place the expressed swath into the drink as a garnish.
- Ideal for Halloween festivities, but its charm isn’t limited to just the spooky season. Serve at brunches, evening parties, or any gathering where you’d like to offer an elegant drink.
- Pair with light appetizers, perhaps something with a hint of citrus to complement the cocktail’s flavors.
Behind the Drink:
- Inspired by Italian roots, the drink beautifully merges the bright flavors of blood orange liqueur and fresh juice, all balanced with a hint of sweetness.
- The introduction of prosecco lends effervescence to the drink, making it an ideal choice for those who love cocktails that are light yet flavorful.
Although, many autumnal cocktails can be heavy in flavor, but this particular cocktail stands out as a lighter option, exuding a well-balanced and refined character.
Cheers to a spooky and sophisticated Halloween celebration! 🍹🎃