This is a really simple and easy cocktail recipe, ideally for laying around on a lazy summers day.

Limoncello Prosecco

  • 3 cups rose prosecco
  • 1 cup limoncello liquor
  • 1/4 cup raspberry simple syrup*
  • Fresh mint leaves, thin lemon slices, fresh raspberries to garnish

For the Raspberry Simple Syrup

  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 cup fresh raspberries
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest (about 1 small lemon)
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon juice (about 1/2 a small lemon)


    1. *Make the Raspberry Simple Syrup: Combine the sugar, water, lemon zest and lemon juice in a small pot. Bring to a boil and add fresh raspberries. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove from heat and let steep for about 5 minutes. Strain the syrup to remove all the solids and pour into a bowl. Chill until completely cooled. Makes about 3/4 cup syrup. Store in an airtight container for up to two weeks.
    2. Combine the Rose Prosecco, Limoncello and raspberry simple syrup in a large pitcher.
    3. Pour a little white sugar onto a plate and spread to cover. Moisten the rim of your glasses with a lemon wedge and gently dip the rims onto the sugar plate.
    4. Pour Raspberry Limoncello Prosecco mixture into sugared glasses. Garnish with fresh mint, lemon slices and fresh raspberries. Enjoy chilled!