A Sunrise in ice….
With summer coming in strong, I wanted to create something in the cocktail vein that would also help keep things a little cooler.
Echo Falls’ peach & mango wine
Bitter Lemon (optional)
Blue Curacao-injected grapes (optional)
I took a mixing jug and poured in one part wine to three parts pineapple juice (to ensure it froze properly), then added a dash of orange juice. I then poured it carefully into an ice tray, dripped in some grenadine into one half of the cubes with a straw, then placed in the freezer.
Around 90 minutes into freezing time, I then took the tray out and dripped in some grenadine into the remaining cubes, so that they looked like this….
Thought I’d see if I could get a marbled effect. I then placed them back into the freezer, to remain there overnight.
This was the end result.
To serve, I poured a glass of bitter lemon, added a couple of cubes and also threw in a couple of grapes that I had injected with blue curacao.
I was quite pleased with the result, both visually and taste-wise, and may play with the idea again in the future.