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Six Royal Tipples to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Searches for ‘platinum jubilee celebration’ have risen 50% in the past 7 days alone[1]. This year is a historic milestone which marks Queen Elizabeth being in service for 70 years, the only monarch to do so. Such a momentous occasion is something to be celebrated. 

With this in mind, we’ve compiled six cocktail and mocktail recipes to celebrate with friends and family whether you’re attending a street party or celebrating at home with your loved ones.

The Jubilee Fizz

  • 200g summer berries of your choice (raspberries, strawberries, or blueberries etc)
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 4 tbsp elderflower cordial 
  • Juice 1 lime
  • Top with sparkling wine or sparking water, chilled
  1. Add the berries, caster sugar, lime juice and elderflower cordial to a blender and mix until combine
  2. Add mixture to your jug and top with sparkling wine or water
  3. Serve with a few berries and enjoy!

A Royal Martini

  • Juice 3 clementines, plus 1 for serving
  • 75ml Vodka
  • 75ml triple sec
  • 1 bottle prosecco or champagne, chilled
  1. Pour your clementine juice, vodka and tiple sec into a cocktail shaker and mix well
  2. Pour into your chilled martini glasses and top with your prosecco or champagne
  3. Serve with a thin slice of clementine and enjoy

The Queen’s Tipple

  • 50ml Dubonnet
  • 25ml Gin
  • lemon wedge
  • 2 large cubes of ice
  1. Into a shaker add your Dubonnet and Gin. Stir with a bar spoon until fully chilled.
  2. In a rocks glass add two ice cubes and a lemon wedge. Strain cocktail into the rocks glass and over the ice and lemon. Serve and enjoy!

Queen’s Frozen Mojito

  • 50ml white rum
  • Fresh mint, finely chopped 
  • 6 tbsp mango puree
  • Juice of one lime
  • 1 tbsp sugar syrup
  • Ice 
  1. Add all the ingredients to a blender and puree until combined.
  2. Serve and enjoy!

Platinum Party Punch

  • Juice 2 lemons
  • 50ml sugar syrup
  • 250ml pineapple juice
  • 300ml cranberry juice
  • 200ml Lemonade
  • 350ml Gin
  • Fresh fruit, chopped
  • Ice
  1. Pour all the ingredients into a large serving bowl and stir well
  2. Serve and enjoy

Crown and Glory Spritz

  • 50ml Apple juice 
  • Freshly chopped mint
  • 25ml Elderflower cordial 
  • Soda water
  • Ice
  1. Add apple juice, mint and elderflower cordial to a cocktail shaker and shake until mixed
  2. Add to a tall glass of ice and top with soda water
  3. Serve and enjoy

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Sources

  1. Google Trends

All recipes taken inspiration from: DeliciousTesco Real foodHouse & GardenBBC good foodElle TalkA couple cooks and The Spruce eats


 

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