Cocktail

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., reviewing restaurants, and writing articles about everything from how to use leftover mashed potatoes to the history of pies in North Carolina. Now she lives in New Jersey with her husband and their cat, Butter. Stay tuned every Tuesday for Emma's cooking column, Big Little Recipes, all about big flavor and little ingredient lists. And see what she's up to on Instagram at @emmalaperruque.