Heston’s Champagne cocktails

For those who like to celebrate with something sweeter – Heston’s champagne cocktails are sure to do the trick.

Heston's rhubarb fizz

Heston's rhubarb fizz

Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 30g Tate & Lyle Fruit Sugar (or fructose)
  • 30g white caster sugar
  • 500g rhubarb, chopped into very thin slices
  • 20ml grenadine
  • 24g Chase Rhubarb liqueur (optional, from selected stores)
  • ½ vanilla pod, halved and seeds scraped out
  • Champagne

Method

  1. Place the fruit sugar, caster sugar, rhubarb, grenadine, liqueur and the seeds of the vanilla pod into a bowl and cover with clingfilm. Put the bowl over a pan of simmering water and allow to stand for 1 hour.
  2. Remove the bowl, strain through a fine sieve and place both the reserved rhubarb syrup and the compote in separate bowls in an iced water bath.
  3. Place 1½ tbsp of rhubarb compote with some of the reserved syrup into 2 chilled Champagne flutes, and fill to the top with chilled Champagne.

 

Heston's plum fizz

Heston's plum fizz

Serves 6

Ingredients

  • 20 plums, stones removed and finely sliced
  • 175g Tate & Lyle Fruit Sugar (fructose)
  • 25g caster sugar
  • 200g fresh pressed apple juice
  • 1 whole vanilla pod
  • 75cl bottle of Champagne

Method

  1. Place all of the ingredients, except the Champagne, together in a bowl, cover the bowl with clingfilm and place over a pan of simmering water for 1 hour.
  2. Strain and reserve the liquid, and keep the plum slices to serve with  granola or freeze for future use. Cool down the liquid as soon as possible.
  3. To serve, measure 45ml of the plum liquid, pour into a chilled Champagne flute and top up with chilled Champagne.

For more recipe Ideas visit Heston Blumenthal

Last modified: June 10, 2021

Written by 3:32 pm Food & Drink

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