Low Calorie Christmas Cocktails

file_000Thanks to my lovely friend Michael at Black Leaf Events I will be enjoying these slightly less naughty calorie wise festive cocktails with my family this year.

Try them out and save your self some calories!

Rosemary and Grapefruit Fizz

  • Rosemary
  • vodka
  • Pink grapefruit
  • Light Ginger ale
  • Ice
  1. Add 3 sprigs of fresh rosemary and 4 thick peels of pink grapefruit into a bottle of vodka and leave to infuse for 3 hours.
  2. Strain out the vodka and re-bottle.
  3. To serve pour 35ml of the infused Vodka into a tall glass filled with cubed ice, top with light ginger ale and garnish with a pink grapefruit slice and rosemary sprig.

Winter Spice G&T

  • 50ml Bulldog Gin
  • 200ml Fever tree light tonic
  • Star Anise
  • Cinnamon sticks
  • Ice
  1. Fill a large glass with lots of ice.
  2. Add gin and light tonic water.
  3. Garnish with two star anise and one cinnamon stick.
  4. Stir well.

Pome-sietta Punch 

  • 1 bottle of Prosecco
  • 125ml Cointreau
  • 500ml Pomegranate juice
  • Pomegranate seeds
  1. Add all ingredients to a jug or punch bowl and mix together.
  2. Place in the fridge to chill.
  3. Place a few pomegranate seeds into a champagne flute or saucer, pour cocktail over and enjoy.

Check out http://www.blackleafevents.co.uk for cringeworthy photos of me holding trays, as well as to find out more about what they do.


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