It is hard to believe that it is almost the new year! The timing is terrible since it feels like I just got used to writing 2014 and we are already on to 2015. The year went by so fast! Whether you are having a party to ring in the new year or simply kicking back at home, celebrating with a cocktail certainly helps to make the night special. This Limoncello and Strawberry Spritz shared by Limoncello di Capri is a great sparkling wine cocktail option and perfect to toasting our new year and new beginnings.
LIMONCELLO & STRAWBERRY SPRITZ
2 oz Limoncello di Capri
4 oz Prosecco
2-3 Leaves Fresh Basil
Splash simple syrup
1 ½ oz Fresh Strawberries
Blend the strawberries, simple syrup and basil.
Pour Limoncello di Capri, strawberries and basil into shaker. Shake vigorously for 5 to 10 seconds.
Pour in a tall tumbler glass and top with Prosecco.
Garnish with 1 strawberry cut in half and 1 basil leaf.
Learn More About Limoncello di Capri
Limoncello di Capri is produced in small batches using only IGP certified lemons grown on the Island of Capri and in the Sorrento Peninsula. Limoncello di Capri is one of the few brands of Limoncello produced using real lemons. The lemons are hand-picked then peeled and naturally infused over a four to six day period to create a naturally infused spirit without any artificial colors or additives. Limoncello di Capri controls the entire production process including farming, distillation and bottling, ensuring quality control from start to finish.
Thank you to Limoncello di Capri for sharing this recipe!