Looking to add another dimension to your mixology skills come cocktail time?
Why not try adding in a floral element to capture a special moment, the seasons or simply add a bohemian touch to your evening with some floral cocktails.
Whether you choose a floral liqueur, essence, or syrup to add to your cocktails for added depth and complexity or add a simple garnish of fresh flowers, you're sure to enchant your guests.
From colourul violet infused aviation to hibiscus crowned cocktails kicking up your cocktails with a floral touch adds a captivating element and a touch of sophistication. Find the pick of floral coctail recipes below.
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1. Aviation Cocktail Recipe
Try this simple recipe for an aviation cocktail with a purple hue courtesy of kitchen Swagger. Creme de violette adds the floral touch, along with a gin kick plus lemon juice and maraschino liqueur.
2. Frozen Hibiscus Margaritas
Dried hibiscus flowers add an exotic edge to this deliciously refreshing margarita recipe from prettygirlscook.
3. Summer's Garden
Rose geranium syrup is the secret ingredient in this recipe from neighbourhood kitchen.
4. Lavender Cocktail
Lavender honey syrup balances out this simple to make cocktail from Honestlyum.
5. Borage and Pansy Cocktail
This stunning looking gin based cocktail from Anthropologie includes borage syrup and creme de violet echoed by the fresh borage and pansies on top.
If you like this look, here are more tips on how to use edible flowers.