Ugly Flowers Cocktail

Ugly Flowers Cocktail

At Irene’s Ugly Flowers party for Carol, we had an Ugly Flowers Cocktail. Natch!

Ugly Flowers Cocktail

It is not, truly, an Ugly Flowers Cocktail, though. It’s actually something called a French Blonde that Irene found in Saveur. But we will rename it for our purposes! The recipe, after the jump.

Ugly Flowers Cocktails

aka French Blonde, from

1/2 ounce elderflower liqueur, like St. Germain
1 ounce dry gin
2 ounces White Lillet
2 ounces fresh grapefruit juice
A few dashes lemon bitters

Vigorously shake together all ingredients in an ice-filled cocktail shaker for at least 30 seconds. Strain into a martini glass.

Makes 1 cocktail.