Limoncello Champagne Cocktails with Mint

Happy Mother’s Day!
Limoncello Champagne Cocktails with Mint
Serves 2
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.

54 thoughts on “Limoncello Champagne Cocktails with Mint

  1. Happy belated Mother's Day dear! Hope you had a wonderful holiday!Thank you for visiting!And this drink looks so refeshing and delish! Perfect treat for any mom! 🙂


  2. Wow, this looks great (except for the mint, vile weed that it is). Nicole and I are going to try this next weekend….love limoncello, love champagne! Andy


  3. This is going to be delicious! What a great idea, and what a refreshing looking picture. I love both limoncello and champaigne, my mint plant has sprouted after our long winter, and so I have no excuses. I am ready to try this coctail!


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