As the weather warms up and the flowers start to bloom, don’t we all want to be more involved with nature?
Sure, you could go for a hike or ride your bike. But, even more fun than that is sitting back and taking a sip of a fresh cocktail infused with the most beautiful florals the great outdoors has to offer.
We all know flowers look great—but, did you know many of the taste even better (…and pair perfectly with alcohol)?
Keep scrolling to discover some recipe inspiration for delightful cocktails you can make yourself. They’re the perfect accompaniment for a warm spring day…
1. Sparkling Rosé Cocktail
Combining fresh grapefruit juice, egg white and Brown Brothers Sparkling Moscato Rosa, this cocktail is equal parts beautiful and delicious!
We adorned ours with beautiful florals and custom-made drink tags by the oh-so-talented Sketch and Etch – aren’t they just gorgeous?
Photography by Bel Combridge Photography.
2. Chamomile Flower Wine
Chamomile and honey are a tried and tested soothing favourite. So, you can trust this combination will go down a treat—especially with a splash (or a bottle) of wine mixed in.
Via She Who Eats
3. Lavender Bees Knees
Lavender Bees Knees is the perfectly sweet name for this perfectly sweet drink. The ingredients are simple, so it’s an easy-peasy drink to share with your favourite people!
Via Honestly Yum
4. The Garden Party
This one is called ‘The Garden Party’ for good reason: there are for different flower varieties that come together to craft this gorgeous libation!
Via The Good Drink
5. Rose and Rye
Rose syrup and rye whisky combine in this cocktail to create a drink that looks even better than it tastes (if you can believe it).
6. Lavender Paloma
The lavender Paloma is bright and sprightly making it an amazing addition to any spring-time get together.
7. Rose Martini
Ever wanted to be like James Bond… but better? Well then this one’s for you! This rose martini will have a dry martini beat any day of the week.
Via Design Sponge
8. Rose Water Cointreau Fizz
This cocktail couldn’t be prettier! We love the combination of fresh and floral in the Rose Water Cointreau Fizz.
Via Collective Gen
9. Jasmine-Infused Lychee Cooler
Classic tropical flavours of jasmine, lychee and lime infuse this refreshing cooler. The flavours they combine to create are delightfully exotic—perfect for entertaining those mid-week holiday daydreams.
10. Bellini Popsicles With Edible Flowers
These beauties are made from a mixture of fresh white peaches, prosecco and edible flowers. Made all the more beautiful for being the perfect refresher to bring out as the days get hotter.
Via Honestly Yum
11. Edible Flower Lemon Jelly Shots
It takes quite the innovator to make jelly shots elegant. It goes without saying, the creators behind this fresh take on the party favourite deserve quite the credit. Not to mention the sweet lemony flavour is absolutely mouth-watering!
Via Sugar and Cloth