Limoncello Spritz Cocktail

Limoncello Spritz Cocktail

I saw this recipe on, with the weather being very warm and sunny recently this was ideal for a refreshing pre dinner or post dinner drink, or even a wee afternoon tipple…lol!

I first tasted Limoncello when I visit Italy about 10 years ago and automatically fell in love. Limoncello is an Italian lemon liqueur mainly produced in Southern Italy, especially in the region around the Gulf of Naples, the Sorrento peninsula and the coast of Amalfi, and islands of Procida, Ischia, and Capri. Limoncello is a smooth drink with an intense lemon flavour. It can be sipped on it’s own, used in cocktails or served with a little sparkling water.

You must try this little refreshing delight if you love Lemons. Perfect for the summer season. Light & refreshing.

Makes 1 Cocktail

Crushed Ice

2 Shot Glasses of Limoncello

2 Shot Glasses of Prosecco (if using a larger glass change to 4 Shots)

1 Shot Glass of Sparkling Water or Lemonade if you prefer (if using a larger glass change to 2 shots)

Strawberries & Mint leaves to garnish

  1. First place the crushed ice into a glass. (I used a martini glass but you can use any type of glass really, I found that chilling the glass before hand also helps)
  2. Pour in the Limoncello
  3. Next pour in the Prosecco
  4. Pour in the sparkling water or lemonade, slow stir and serve with mint leaves & strawberry. DELICIOUS!

Prosecco Cocktail Afternoon

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I found this lovely wee bottle of Edinburgh Gin’s Raspberry Liqueur in the Hopetoun Farm Shop and thought it will go lovely with the bottle of Prosecco I have……..and yes it did, a lovely wee refreshing afternoon drink.

1 bottle Prosecco

1 bottle of Edinburgh Gin’s Raspberry Liqueur

Handful of Raspberries (depending on how many glasses you are!)

Pour about 2 tbsp of liqueur into Champagne glass, slowly pour in Prosecco and add in 1 raspberry……..Lay back and Enjoy!

EDINBURGH GIN:- Handmade in small batches in the heart of Scotland using Edinburgh Gin and the finest Perthshire raspberries.

This is perfect with soft drinks too, like soda, tonic or lemonade but of your like me it’s always better in a Prosecco or Champagne..! x