There's something fantastically classy slash naughty about tea-cup cocktails. Especially when paired with a group of your favourite girlies, a tiara or two and perhaps the live telecast of the Royal Wedding (don't even pretend you're not going to watch it!).
Here are our favourite regal themed tipples to kick off the festivities, tea-pots not included.
You don't get more English than this!
Makes: 1 litre (serves 4)
4 cups ice cubes
1 lemon, cut into thin slices
160ml Pimm's No. 1
125ml lemonade, chilled
125ml ginger ale, chilled
1/2 Lebanese cucumber, cut into thin strips
1 - Place 1/2 the ice into a 1-litre capacity jug. Add lemon slices. Pour in Pimm's, followed by lemonade and ginger ale. Stir with a swizzle stick to combine.
2 - Divide remaining ice among four tall glasses. Place a piece of cucumber in each glass then fill with cocktail. Serve.
recipe courtesy of taste.com.au
dash of Creme de Cassis
In a flute, pour the cassis first, then gently pour the champagne. garnish with a twist of lemon if desered. Serve chilled.
recipe courtesy of barnonedrinks.com
Raspberry Long Island Iced tea
What the Queen will (probably) be drinking
Makes: 1 tall drink (or 1/2 a teapot)
½ shot Vodka
½ shot Rum
½ shot Tequila
½ shot Gin
½ shot Triple sec
3 shots oz Sweet and sour (what's this? )
½ shot Chambord raspberry liqueur
Pour all ingredients over ice into a shaker. Shake 3-4 times. Pour into glass and garnish (optional) with a Lemon wedge.
recipe courtesy of webtender.com