Sparkling Scarlet

Sparkling Scarlet

  • Servings: makes 1 drink
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1/2 ounce scarlet tea simple syrup, chilled (recipe below)

4 ounces prosecco, chilled

squeeze of lemon juice

1 ounce club soda, chilled

fresh mint leaves, for garnish

lemon wedges, for garnish

  1. In a serving glass add the simple syrup, prosecco and lemon juice. Gently stir. Top with club soda and served with fresh mint and a lemon wedge.

for the scarlet tea simple syrup

1 cup water

1 cup sugar

5 tablespoons scarlet loose leaf tea

  1. In a small sauce pan combine the water and sugar. Cook over low heat for 15 minutes and until the sugar is dissolved. Stir occasionally.
  2. Bring the mixture to a light summer and remove from the stove top. Add the loose leaf tea and steep for five minutes. Strain the leaves from the simple syrup mixture and bring to room temperature. Store in the fridge for up to two weeks.

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