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An absinthe & champagne cocktail with rose & lavender sugar cubes
We sweeten up Ernest Hemingway's classic cocktail of absinthe and champagne with homemade rose & lavender sugar cubes.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1131 projects »
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  • How to mix an absinthe cocktail. Death In The Afternoon - Step 1
    Step 1

    Start by making the sugar cubes. Crush down a pinch of dried lavender with a mortar and pestle into a fine powder.

  • How to mix an absinthe cocktail. Death In The Afternoon - Step 2
    Step 2

    Add the sugar cubes, or sugar, and crush into the lavender.

  • How to mix an absinthe cocktail. Death In The Afternoon - Step 3
    Step 3

    Mix in a few drops of rose water and a couple of spoonfuls of water until the sugar begins to combine.

  • How to mix an absinthe cocktail. Death In The Afternoon - Step 4
    Step 4

    Press the sugar in to a tray for ice cubes and leave to dry overnight.

  • How to mix an absinthe cocktail. Death In The Afternoon - Step 5
    Step 5

    When completely dry, press the sugar cubes out, ready to use in your cocktail.

  • How to mix an absinthe cocktail. Death In The Afternoon - Step 6
    Step 6

    Pour the absinthe into a glass and place an absinthe spoon over the glass with a sugar cube on top.

  • How to mix an absinthe cocktail. Death In The Afternoon - Step 7
    Step 7

    Pour a bottle of chilled champagne over the sugar cube into the glass.

  • How to mix an absinthe cocktail. Death In The Afternoon - Step 8
    Step 8

    Tip the remaining sugar into the glass and stir into the cocktail before serving.

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