Happy Mother’s Day!
Limoncello Champagne Cocktails with Mint
Recipe from: Bon Appetit
1/4 cup fresh mint leaves
1/4 cup limoncello
2 tablespoons sugar plus additional for dipping Champagne flutes
Lemon peels strips from 1 lemon
4 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
1 lemon wedge
1 cup (about) chilled Champagne or sparkling wine.
Note: Limoncello- a sweet lemon liquor from Italy, is available at some supermarkets and at liquor stores.
Place mint, limoncello, 2 tablespoons sugar, and lemon strips in blender;blend until mint is finely chopped (lemon peel will be coarsely chopped), 10 seconds. Strain into small cup; discard solids. Run lemon wedge around rim of 2 champagne flutes. Dip rims into sugar. Divide limoncello mixture and lemon juice between flutes. Top with Champagne.