Sgroppino cocktail

For those of you still enjoying the last few days of warmer weather, this sgroppino cocktail is for you. An icy cold drink that hails from Italy, it is bursting with lemon flavors and lots of bubbles. Enjoy it as an aperitif, a digestif or a palate cleanser (or all three if that’s how you roll).

sgroppino cocktail recipe

The sgroppino cocktail is three ingredients: lemon sorbet, prosecco and vodka. I used a store bought sorbet because I didn’t have time to make my own. Honestly, I wasn’t super happy about the ingredients in the store bought versions so next time I’ll be making my own using this lemon sorbet recipe. My guess is it will taste a lot better.

sgroppino cocktail

Some versions use a blender to combine the ingredients, but I found it easier to whisk everything together in a cocktail shaker (or a bowl if you don’t have a shaker). There is less of a mess to clean and it’s super easy to whisk together. Plus, it’s not as loud. And I’m all about things not being loud in the house.

Sgroppino cocktail
An icy cold cocktail bursting with lemon flavors and lots of bubbles.
Serves: 2
  • ⅔ cup lemon sorbet
  • 6 ounces prosecco
  • 2 ounces vodka
  • 2 sprigs of mint for garnish
  1. Add lemon sorbet to a cocktail shaker and pour in two ounces of prosecco. Whisk them both together until fully incorporated.
  2. Add the vodka and remaining four ounces of prosecco and continue to whisk until combined.
  3. Pour into two champagne flutes and garnish with sprigs of mint.

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Jessica Torres is the chief cocktail creator here at One Martini. Outside of the internet, she works at DEATH & TAXES (a bar) and midtown eats (a restaurant) in Reno, Nevada. When not working, Jessica can be found working out, spending time with her family or attempting to nap. Subscribe to our newsletter to get all of the latest cocktail creations delivered directly to your inbox.
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