Garden Martini

Garden Martini IMAGE Author: Canadian Living Credits: Garden Martini IMAGE

Welcome guests with this easy-sipping martini, which is delicately flavoured with the fresh tastes and fragrant aromas of your garden. Apple juice is an equally tasty substitute to the white grape juice. Stir in the ice just before serving.

  • Portion size 10 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: June 2015

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups aquavit or gin chilled
  • half English cucumber thinly sliced
  • 3 cups white grape juice chilled
  • 1 1/3 cup elderflower liqueur chilled
  • 2/3 cups lime juice
  • 4 cups ice cubes
  • fresh dill sprigs

Method

In large pitcher, using muddler or handle of wooden spoon, muddle aquavit with cucumber.

Add grape juice, elderflower liqueur and lime juice; stir in ice cubes. Pour into chilled martini glasses and garnish with dill.

Tip from The Test Kitchen:
Use fresh lime juice for the best flavour. To get the most juice out of a lime, roll it on a counter while applying pressure before squeezing.

Nutritional facts per serving: about

  • Sodium 12 mg
  • Sugars 24 g
  • Protein 1 g
  • Calories 295.0
  • Total fat trace
  • Potassium 115 mg
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat trace
  • Total carbohydrate 26 g

%RDI

  • Iron 2.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 1.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 1.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 0.0
  • Vitamin C 23.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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