Aperol Spritz Cocktail Recipe: Close Your Eyes & You're in Italy by Donna John

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2 years ago
Aperol Spritz Cocktail Recipe: Close Your Eyes & You're in Italy

My first sip of an Aperol spritz was surreal. Why? Because I was sitting by Lake Maggiore watching the sunset over the mountains in Stresa, Italy. Could there be a better place to first experience this Italian apéritif? Here's a simple recipe for an Aperol spritz that you can try at home.

You'll need:

  • 1/4 cup Aperol
  • 1/2 cup prosecco
  • 1 slice orange or blood orange
  • ice

Here's how to make it:

  1. Pour the Aperol into a glass. Add ice.
  2. Pour in the prosecco. 
  3. Garnish with the orange slice. Makes one drink.

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Elisa Schmitz, 30Seconds
I absolutely love this, Donna John ! The photos are awesome. I can't wait to try this - better yet, in Italy like you! ✈️
Meredith Schneider
Oh this sounds delicious! Adding ingredients to my shopping list.Awesome pix Donna John xo ;)
Elisa Schmitz, 30Seconds
Love this! Going to ask Dieter Schmitz to make one for me this weekend. Love your pics, Donna John ! #cheers
Donna John
Made these a few weeks ago. Such a refreshing drink!
Elisa Schmitz, 30Seconds
I miss Italy! Thank you for taking me back there with this cocktail, Donna John . Great way to "travel" without leaving our homes (for now, anyway). #cheers
Dieter Schmitz
I love the taste of Italy! Grazie Donna John for the weekend image and smile!

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