Our recipes for White Peach Aperol Spritz and Cucumber + Lime Gin Frappe.

Cucumber & Finger Lime Gin Frappé + White Peach Aperol Spritz

Get ready to entertain this Christmas with our six part Christmas recipe series…

This time, it’s cocktails! And the great news is we’re not just showing you one. On the menu today is a Cucumber and Finger Lime Gin Frappé and a White Peach Aperol Spritz.

Cucumber & Lime Gin Frappé and White Peach Aperol Spritz in glasses.

Cucumber and Finger Lime Gin Frappé Recipe

Serves 4

Ingredients

2 cups ice cubes

120 ml gin, chilled

½ cup fresh mint leaves

2 finger limes (see note)

2 Lebanese cucumbers

2 Granny Smith apples

Thinly sliced cucumber, finger lime and mint sprigs, to garnish

Method

1) Place ice cubes, gin and mint into the blender jug of the Breville Bluicer. Cut each finger lime in half, and gently squeeze pearls into blender jug and attach jug to juicer spout.

Creating a Cucumber and Finger Lime Gin Frappé with the Breville Bluicer.
The Breville Bluicer – available at Harvey Norman

 

2) Add cucumbers to jug, turn variable speed dial to Speed 1 and juice cucumbers. Then add apples to jug, turn dial to Speed 3 and juice.

3) Remove juicer attachment and place blender jug onto motor base. Close lid securely, select the Frozen Cocktail Program, and blend all ingredients until smooth. Pour into chilled glasses, garnish with sliced cucumber, mint and finger lime pearls and serve immediately.

Note Finger limes are available from select greengrocers.

White Peach Aperol Spritz Recipe

Serves 4

Ingredients

2 cups frozen chopped white peach

2 cups ice cubes

120 ml Aperol

4 oranges, peeled

400 ml prosecco

Thinly sliced fresh white peach, to garnish

Method

1) Place frozen peach, ice cubes and Aperol into the blender jug of the Breville Bluicer and attach jug to juicer spout.

The Breville Bluicer being used to create a White Peach Aperol Spritz.
Breville Bluicer

 

2) Add oranges to jug, turn variable speed dial to Speed 1 and juice oranges.

3) Remove juicer attachment and place blender jug onto motor base. Close lid securely, select the Frozen Cocktail Program, and blend all ingredients until smooth. To serve, divide frozen mixture among four chilled wine glasses, top with prosecco (about 100ml each) and garnish with fresh peach slices.

Christmas Recipe Series

► Cucumber and Finger Lime Gin Frappé + White Peach Aperol Spritz

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