Rossini – Strawberry Bellini Cocktail Recipe

As far as flavour combinations go, it doesn’t get much better than this. Strawberries and champagne are so well matched that it’s a marriage that could only have been forged by the gods.

The Strawberry Bellini takes that marriage to a whole new level, blending the strawberries into the champagne to create at synergistic union that could easily be described as heavenly.

This heavenly mix is a wonderful choice for a special Valentines celebration, and also works brilliantly for summer evening gatherings. This is a fresh and sweet cocktail, easy to produce, yet so delicious that your guests will leave smiling.

Rossini - Strawberry Bellini Cocktail Recipe

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 4 person

Ingredients

  • 1 pint strawberries stemmed, plus 8 long-stemmed strawberries, for garnish
  • 2 tablespoons simple syrup recipe follows
  • 1 bottle Champagne

Simple Syrup

  • 2 parts sugar
  • 2 parts water

Instructions

  • Place strawberries and simple syrup into a blender.
  • Strain strawberry mixture.
  • Pour into glasses and top with Champagne.
  • Garnish each with a long-stemmed strawberry.

Simple Syrup

  • Bring sugar and water to a boil.
  • Simmer until the sugar dissolves.
  • Remove from the heat and allow to cool.