This gorgeous autumn cocktail is so refreshing to sip on and will impress loved ones and dinner guests as you welcome them into your home this Easter and beyond. We’ve also included a bonus recipe for passion fruit lemonade โ€” it’s seriously good!

Already got a SodaStream drink maker? These recipes will be plain sailing from here. If you haven’t got around to grabbing one yet, make haste! They make experimenting with cocktails a breeze and can save you a last minute trip to the shops when you run out of soda water or tonic – carbonated water can be better for you anyway so it’s a double win!

Bitter Orange Antioxidant Spritz

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 1 litre SodaStream sparkling water
  • 80g blueberries
  • 8 medium basil leaves
  • 100ml cranberry juice
  • 60ml bitter orange liqueur
  • 4 tbsp pomegranate seeds
  • Ice cubes

Instructions

  1. To prepare the sparkling water, fill SodaStream bottle with cold water and carbonate.
  2. Muddle blueberries and basil leaves with a fork. Add the blueberries and basil to a jug, along with cranberry juice. Add 1 litre of sparkling water and mix well.
  3. For each cocktail, add 250ml of the flavoured sparkling water. Add the bitter orange liqueur, stir, then top with plenty of fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with 1 tbsp pomegranate seeds per drink.

Recipe by SodaStream.

Passion Fruit Lemonade

While it may not be an autumn cocktail, passion fruit lemonade is a perfect non-alcoholic alternative to serve alongside your Easter menu, either as an on-arrival refreshment or after-dinner special.

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 500ml of sparkling water
  • 60ml of Soda Press Co. Old Fashioned Lemonade syrup
  • 6 fresh passion fruit
  • 4 sprigs of fresh thyme
  • Ice cubes

Instructions

  1. Cut the 6 passion fruit in half and pass them through a sieve to extract the juice. Place the pulp aside for at the end.
  2. In 4 rocks glasses add a few cubes of ice and a teaspoon of the passion fruit juice, 15ml of Soda Press Co. Old Fashioned Lemonade syrup and top with 125ml of sparkling water in each glass.
  3. Garnish each drink with a sprig of thyme and if you like it pulpy, scoop a teaspoon of the reserved passion fruit pulp over the top.

Recipe by SodaStream.

Want more autumn cocktails? Try these!

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Autumn Cocktail: Bitter Orange Antioxidant Spritz
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