Refreshing Cucumber Elderflower Cocktail

I purchased a bottle of Belvoir Elderflower Cordial a few months ago and had been meaning to give it a try.  We had our friends, Braden and Mandy, over for a barbecue the other weekend and decided to make a refreshing cucumber elderflower cocktail.  I basically combined two drink recipes to make this concoction and was excited to be able to use cucumbers from our garden.

Refreshing Cucumber Elderflower Cocktail

Most of the cocktail recipes I had looked up that were similar to this cocktail called for tonic, but I had wanted to make it a little more fun so I used champagne {of course!}

Cucumber Elderflower Cocktail

Refreshing Cucumber Elderflower Cocktail Recipe:

  • 2 slices of cucumber
  • 1 1/2 oz gin
  • 1 oz elderflower cordial
  • Champagne to fill

First, muddle the cucumber slices in a rocks glass. Next add the gin and elderflower cordial. Fill the rest of the glass with champagne with room for ice. Lastly, add in a few ice cubes and gently stir once or twice.


2 Comments on Refreshing Cucumber Elderflower Cocktail

  1. Amanda {Planning It All}
    August 21, 2014 at 2:14 pm (3 years ago)

    I love elderflower cocktails! And you can’t go wrong with champagne! Great recipe!

    • Beth
      August 21, 2014 at 2:59 pm (3 years ago)

      Thanks Amanda! And I agree – a little splash of champagne makes everything better!


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