May 6, 2018 - Written by: Nancy Pollard
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Another outstanding and oh-so-easy cocktail to make for guests or just yourself from the River Café cookbook.  It works well with local seasonal raspberries and the ones that you can get any time of year in most supermarkets. It is not successful if you use frozen raspberries.  We found that it tasted like a premade bar mix. 

Fresh Raspberry Aperitivo Recipe
Serves 6
Needs no addition. Just fresh and delicious. You can add the same puree to a fizzy water for children
Prep Time
15 min
Prep Time
15 min
  1. 18oz fresh raspberries
  2. 1/3 to 1/2 cup caster or superfine sugar
  3. 1 cold bottle of Prosecco
  1. Crush raspberries and sugar in blender or mortar and pestle.
  2. Pass this through a fine sieve.
  3. Put in cocktail shaker or sieve
  4. Add prosecco slowly to avoid bubbling up
  5. Stir with a long spoon to dispense with foam
  6. Pour slowly into flutes
  1. Organic raspberries usually have more flavor, so use those if possible.
Adapted from River Cafe Cookbook
Adapted from River Cafe Cookbook
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