Lemon Chamomile Spring Cocktail

spring cocktail

Its Springtime guys, so I am always looking for pretty and inspirational things to post and thats when I came across a really fun and inspiring blog called, Honestly Yum! They have the most drool-worthy site that is all about food, cocktails and lifestyle! You have to check it out if you are also a foodie! This spring cocktail looks so pretty, I would not want to drink it lol but it’s called a Lemon Chamomile Spring Cocktail  I have the complete recipe inside! 

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For the cocktail
1 1/2 oz gin
1/2 oz chamomile syrup
1/2 oz lemon juice
1/4 oz elderflower liqueur
1 teaspoon lemon curd
1 teaspoon greek yogurt
1 egg white
fresh chamomile flowers for garnish
For the chamomile syrup
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
2 tablespoons dried chamomile
For the lemon curd
1/2 cup lemon juice
2 teaspoons lemon zest
1/2 cup sugar
3 eggs
6 tablespoons butter, cut into small cubes
For the lemon curd
In a heavy saucepan, whisk together lemon juice, lemon zest, sugar, and eggs.
Whisk in the butter and cook on medium-low heat.
Whisk constantly until the curd is thick and the first bubbles appear on the surface, about 6-8 minutes.
Transfer the curd to a bowl and chill until cold, at least one hour.
For the chamomile syrup
In a medium saucepan, add sugar and water and cook over medium heat until the sugar has completely dissolved.
Add the chamomile, remove from heat and let steep while the syrup cools to room temperature, about 15 minutes.
Strain through a fine mesh strainer and store in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.
For the cocktail
Add the egg white, gin, chamomile syrup, lemon juice, elderflower liqueur, yogurt, and lemon curd, and dry shake (without ice) to combine.
Fill shaker with ice and shake vigorously.
Double strain into a chilled coupe glass and garnish with fresh chamomile flowers.

Images via Honestly Yum

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