Cocktails made with limoncello, and prosecco are ideal for any occasion. With blueberries and thyme, it has the perfect amount of sparkling lemony delight.
With so much to celebrate this week, I'm sharing a cocktail recipe that's perfect for any occasion. My Bali Island Guide is finally live and ready to inspire your next tropical adventure. The weather has been amazing, especially if you're at the beach. And to top it all off, I'm turning 40 next week! To mark this milestone, I've booked a spontaneous flight to New York to visit friends who've recently moved there. Who needs an excuse to travel and celebrate?
Lemoncello Prosecco – the Perfect Celebration Cocktail
I remember feeling a sense of pure joy and relaxation as I sipped on that limoncello, surrounded by the beauty of the Italian coast. And now, I want to bring a little bit of that joy to you, wherever you may be. That's why I've combined limoncello with crisp prosecco, creating a cocktail that's perfect for any celebration or just a relaxing evening at home.
But why stop there? Let's add a pop of color and flavor with some juicy blueberries and fresh thyme. The blueberries add a sweet and slightly tart burst of flavor, while the thyme adds a subtle herbal note that balances perfectly with the citrusy limoncello and bubbly prosecco.
So, whether you're toasting to a special occasion, enjoying a sunny day on the patio, or simply craving a taste of Italy, this limoncello prosecco with blueberries and thyme is the perfect drink to transport you to that sunny, salty Amalfi Coast.
How to Refrigerate Limoncello Prosecco with Blueberries and Thyme:
The cocktail should be refrigerated in a sealed pitcher or individual glasses to maintain its carbonation and freshness. It can be kept in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours before it begins to lose its bubbles.
How to Freeze Limoncello Prosecco with Blueberries and Thyme:
The cocktail is not recommended for freezing, as the carbonation from the prosecco will be lost, and the texture will be affected.
How to Reheat Limoncello Prosecco with Blueberries and Thyme:
The cocktail does not need to be reheated, as it is typically served chilled. However, if it has been stored in the refrigerator and has become too cold, it can be left at room temperature for a few minutes or warmed slightly in a microwave-safe glass to take the chill off. Avoid overheating, as this can cause the carbonation to dissipate.
In conclusion, this Limoncello Prosecco with Blueberries and Thyme is a refreshing and delightful cocktail perfect for any celebration or summer gathering. With its Italian-inspired limoncello and prosecco combination, along with the addition of blueberries and thyme, this cocktail is sure to impress your guests. And with only 306 calories per serving, it's a guilt-free way to enjoy a delicious cocktail.
Can I make this cocktail in advance?
Yes, you can mix the prosecco and limoncello in advance and keep it chilled in the refrigerator until you're ready to serve. However, we recommend adding the ice, blueberries, and garnishes just before serving to keep the cocktail fresh and cold.
Can I use frozen blueberries instead of fresh?
Yes, frozen blueberries can be used instead of fresh. Just be sure to thaw them first and drain any excess liquid before adding them to the cocktail.
LIMONCELLO PROSECCO WITH BLUEBERRIES AND THYME
- 750 ml prosecco
- 1 cup limoncello, chilled
- lemon slices
- Add the prosecco and limoncello liquor to a pitcher and stir.
- Place a handful of blueberries in a glass, top with ice and fill with the limoncello prosecco. Garnish with thyme and lemon slices.