Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Glen of Passion

Ingredients: (serves 2)
1/2 tsp dried or fresh lavender flowers (see note)
1 tbs caster sugar
1/2 cup boiling water
1/4 cup Glenfiddich Scotch whisky
1/8 cup pear liqueur
1/8 cup fresh passionfruit pulp (from 1-2 passionfruits)
1 cup ice cubes, plus extra to serve
2 fresh lavender sprigs, to serve

Combine lavender flowers, sugar and boiling water in a heatproof jug. Set aside for 15 minutes to infuse and cool. Strain into a small jug and discard lavender.
Combine Glenfiddich, pear liqueur, passionfruit pulp, lavender infusion and ice in a cocktail shaker and shake for 2 minutes or until cocktail shaker is extremely cold.
To serve, pour among serving glasses, top with extra ice and garnish with fresh lavender sprigs

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