No invitation to the Royal Wedding and the wedding of the year? Not to worry! Celebrate with the royal couple in the comfort of your own home, complete with cocktails that are fit for a King, Queen…or those of us who are just mere commoners.

Paying homage to the unusual Elderflower cake chosen for the big day, experts at cocktail lounge The Rickey at Dream Midtown have developed an exclusive Lemon Blossom cocktail for Manhattanites to enjoy ~ officially available starting today, through May 31st.

For those at home-mixologists looking to celebrate couch-side, RUFFINO’s Fiore Frizz made with RUFFINO Prosecco, Elderflower liquor, a rosemary sprig and topped off with a lemon slice is the perfect concoction to toast the vows. Now for the cocktail recipes, perfect for inspiring a British Royal Wedding.

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Lemon Blossom

  • 1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 3/4 cup simple syrup
  • 1 ounce gin
  • 1 ounce vodka
  • 1 ounce Elderflower Liqueur
  • 2 ounces homemade sweet and sour
  • Lime wedges

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RUFFINO’s Fiore Fizz

  • 1 oz Elderflower Liquor
  • ¼ oz fresh lemon juice
  • 4 oz sparkling RUFFINO Prosecco
  • Rosemary Sprig
  • Lemon Slice

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Kim Crawford’s Hibiscus Tea-Ser

  • 2 Tbsp loose dried hibiscus flowers
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 1/4 cup Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc
  • 1 Tbsp sugar
  • Single serving

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Casa Noble’s Chamomile Delight

  • 2 oz Casa Noble Crystal Tequila
  • 0.75 oz orange-chamomile simple syrup (see recipe below)
  • 0.5 oz lemon juice
  • 0.25 oz spiced rum
  • 2 dashes bitters
  • Orange zest
  • Tarragon sprig

ORANGE-CHAMOMILE SIMPLE SYRUP

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 chamomile tea bags
  • 1 orange tea bag

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SVEDKA’s Tea-Time

  • 1½ parts SVEDKA Clementine
  • 1 part freshly brewed black tea
  • ½ part fresh lemon juice
  • ½ part orange juice
  • 1 part grenadine
  • ¼ part water
  • 1 mulled wine ice block