Basil Aperol Spritz Basil Aperol Spritz

Basil Aperol Spritz | Food styling by David Grenier | Prop styling by Catherine Doherty Image by: Maya Visnyei

Aperol is an aperitif with a bitter flavour that's made from infusions of bitter and sweet oranges and herbs. We've added fresh basil to this traditional Venetian favourite for a punchier cocktail.

  • Prep time 5 minutes
  • Total time 5 minutes
  • Portion size 1 serving

Ingredients

  • ice cubes
  • 2 orange slices (approx)
  • 2 fresh basil leaves (approx)
  • 1 1/4 oz Aperol
  • 3 oz chilled Prosecco
  • soda water

Method

Fill cocktail shaker with ice. Add orange slices, basil and Aperol. Shake to muddle; strain into glass. Top with Prosecco and soda water to taste. Garnish with extra orange slice and basil, if desired.

Tip from The Test Kitchen: Fun idea: Print cocktail recipe cards so guests can make their own drinks. Or pick a friend to be the bartender!

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Fibre 15 g
  • Sodium 4 mg
  • Sugars 15 g
  • Protein 0 g
  • Calories 198
  • Total fat 0 g
  • Potassium 82 mg
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 0 g
  • Total carbohydrate 15 g

%RDI

  • Iron 2
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 2
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 1
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 0.0
  • Vitamin C 8
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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