Holiday Cocktail

What’s the point of a cocktail if it can’t transport you, momentarily at least, to some otherworldly place? As this somewhat gloomy year comes to an end, we decided to turn to a popular holiday theme to make sure the weeks ahead are happy, joyful, merry and bright.

Adding decadence in this otherwise frugal year is easy with our gold-dusted, berry-infused champagne cocktail. Serve it as the perfect aperitif at the season’s most spectacular party or keep it elegantly simple by adding just a splash of Prosecco or Cava instead of champagne.

So then, our toast: May your days be merry and bright, and may your holiday season be filled with more of life’s little luxuries.

Merry and BriGht

Serves One Ingredients:

* 1 ounce Orchid Guava Liqueur or pure guava puree

* 4 ounces Veuve Cliquot Rose

* 3 fresh raspberries

* Sprinkling of edible gold dust

* Handful of mint leaves

Method:

Gently blow gold dust across raspberries. Drop several into a champagne glass.

Slowly pour champagne over the berries. As the bubbles settle, drizzle 1 ounce of Orchid Guava Liqueur or pure guava puree into the glass.Wait until the puree reaches the bottom. Do not stir.

Garnish with gold-dusted raspberries. Swizzle once and serve.

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