Pimped Up Prosecco
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Pimped Up Prosecco
Cocktail recipe

Rating

4.7 / 5
This fruity Prosecco-based cocktail makes a great zingy alternative to Buck’s Fizz on the morning of Christmas Day! This fruity Prosecco-based cocktail makes a great zingy alternative to Buck’s Fizz on the morning of Christmas Day!
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Champagne / prosecco
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11.97% | 4.19 units *

Lowball glass

Ingredients

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Cocktail Colin says:

5/5

The Pimped Up Prosecco is a vibrant burst of citrus and floral notes, making it a refreshing twist on the classic champagne cocktail. The interplay of tart grapefruit, tangy lime, and the sweet tropical flair of passion fruit, nuanced by a whisper of elderflower, pairs delightfully with the effervescence of Prosecco, offering a beautifully balanced sip that’s both invigorating and sophisticated.

Method
How to make a Pimped Up Prosecco

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Squeeze all the fresh fruit juices and cordial into a cocktail shaker with ice
Don't shake too hard
Strain into a chilled martini glass, top up with the prosecco and serve

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·  Shake  ·  Strain  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I use something other than elderflower cordial in my Pimped Up Prosecco?

Yes, you can substitute elderflower cordial with simple syrup and a splash of lemon juice for a similar floral and citrusy flavor. Alternatively, for a non-floral substitute, you might try a little agave syrup mixed with a touch of lime for sweetness and tang.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnishes work well with Pimped Up Prosecco?

A thin slice of grapefruit, lime, or a twist of orange peel makes excellent garnishes for Pimped Up Prosecco. Additionally, floating a few pomegranate seeds in the glass not only adds a pop of color but also a slight fruity echo to the drink's pomegranate juice component.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the ideal serving temperature for Pimped Up Prosecco?

Pimped Up Prosecco should be served well chilled, ideally between 6 and 8 degrees Celsius (43-46 degrees Fahrenheit). Chilling the prosecco before mixing and serving in a pre-chilled lowball glass will help maintain the perfect temperature throughout the enjoyment.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

What occasions are best suited for serving Pimped Up Prosecco?

Pimped Up Prosecco is versatile and perfect for special occasions like weddings, anniversaries, or elegant brunches. Its refreshing and unique mix also makes it an excellent choice for summer garden parties or as a celebratory drink during festive seasons.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in Pimped Up Prosecco compare to a regular glass of prosecco?

The alcohol content of Pimped Up Prosecco is approximately 11.97%, which is slightly higher than a standard glass of prosecco, usually around 11%. The slight increase is due to the added ingredients, though it remains a relatively light alcoholic beverage choice.

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