Drinks

Cynar Spritz

February 16, 2018
1 Rating
Photo by Julia Gartland
Author Notes

The pretty, popular Aperol Spritz gets a dark, sultry update with a one-ingredient substitute: Cynar, an Italian bitter liqueur made from 13 plants and herbs—including artichoke! —Emma Laperruque

  • Prep time 5 minutes
  • Makes 1
Ingredients
  • 3 parts dry prosecco
  • 2 parts Cynar
  • 1 splash club soda
  • 1 lemon wheel, for garnish
  • 2 Castelvetrano olives, for garnish
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Fill a wine glass with some ice. Add Cynar, then prosecco. Top with a splash of club soda. Garnish with 1 lemon wheel and 2 olives per glass.

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Emma is the food editor at Food52. Before this, she worked a lot of odd jobs, all at the same time. Think: stir-frying noodles on the fly, baking dozens of pastries at 3 a.m., and writing about the history of pie in North Carolina. Now she lives in New Jersey with her husband and their cat, Butter. Stay tuned every Tuesday for Emma's award-winning column, Big Little Recipes (also the cookbook in October 2021!). And see what she's up to on Instagram at @emmalaperruque.

1 Review

SarahBunny February 16, 2018
I adore Cynar! It makes a great substitute for Campari in a Negroni as well (if you like things bitter).