Recipe courtesy of Nadia G.
Episode: Hipster Brunch
Total:
50 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
50 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons white sugar 
  • 16 cloves
  • 8 pods cardamom
  • 4 fresh bay leaves
  • 4 whole star anise
  • 2 stalks lemongrass, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 2 cups fresh orange juice (about 10 navel oranges)
  • 1 bunch fresh lemon balm, pummelled
  • 2 cups prosecco 
  • Fresh orange slices, for garnish

Directions

Watch how to make this recipe.

Making the orange juice mixture: Put the sugar, cloves, cardamom, bay leave, star anise, lemongrass and 1/2 cup water in a pot and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer until the spices release their flavor, about 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and cool for another 5 minutes. Combine the spice mixture and orange juice in a bowl, and refrigerate for 30 minutes. Once chilled, strain and discard the spices.

Take 4 champagne flutes. Put 4 lemon balm leaves into each glass and bruise the leaves with a muddler. Pour 1/2 cup juice and 1/2 cup prosecco into each glass. Decorate with fresh orange slices. 

Cook's Note

For an optional garnish, preheat the oven to 225 degrees F. Take 1 orange and slice it thinly. Put the slices on a sheet pan lined with parchment. Dust each slice with powdered sugar and transfer the sheet pan to the oven. Dehydrate the orange slices for about an hour. Put the dehydrated slices on each glass for crunch.

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