Have you ever tried a gin granita? Served as a cocktail, desert or anything in between, it’s the perfect addition to a hot summer’s day. This recipe by @cocktail_contessa on Instagram is a great place to start. You'll want to double this recipe & make a batch to store in the freezer— trust us, it's that good! (Serves 2)
ingredients2OZEmpress 1908 Gin7OZLemonade1OZLavender Simple Syrup¾OZLemon Juice1OZLimoncello4DASHFloral Bitters½OZEmpress 1908, to pour over (optional)Lemon Twist & Lavender Sprig
MethodCombine all ingredients in a shallow dish and put them in freezer. Fluff with a fork every hour until the mixture is completely frozen and light and fluffy. To serve, put a scoop in a shallow dessert dish and top with a tiny bit more chilled gin if you want to brighten the colour. Garnish with a lemon twist and a lavender sprig.