The Amaro Frosé from my book Celebrate Rosé is one of my absolute favorites! It’s not one of those watery slushies that lack any flavor, this Frosé is the real deal!
The Frosé all all other’s wish they could be, this Amaro Frosé is a delicious frozen drink to sip on a hot day. The key ingredient, besides the star rosé, the Amaro adds a bitter backbone go this drink which elevates all the flavors. Amaro are a style of liqueurs that contain bittering roots and herbs. Amaros can range from intensely bitter (think Fernet) to softer more subtle bitterness like in Aperol. I suggest using a slightly sweeter Amaro here, either Amaro Montenegro or Aperol, but feel free to use a more intense one if you love bracing bitter flavors.
You can get this recipe for the Amaro Frosé and other rosé cocktails from my book Celebrate Rosé!
It’s still a loveable blushing pink slushy, but this Amaro Frosé has more depth to it than the typical recipes floating around which can be one noted and saccharine. The amaro adds balance and a sublte bitter backbone to really makes this boozy slushie shine.
- 32 oz (950 ml) rosé
- 3 oz (90 ml) fresh lemon juice
- 5 oz (150 ml) simple syrup
- 14 frozen strawberries (about 1 lb/450 g)
- 7 oz (210 ml) Amaro Montenegro or Aperol
- 2 oz (60 ml) vodka
- garnish: 4 lemon twists, 4 strawberries, 4 edible flowers
- Distribute rosé and lemon juice into ice cube trays and freeze, in batches if needed.
- Prepare simple syrup.
- Once the liquids are frozen, combine them with the remaining ingredients in a blender. Blend well.
- Scoop into glasses. Express a lemon twist over each glass and add as a garnish, along with a strawberry and an edible flower.
Freeze all the liquid ingredients, aside from the vodka and Amaro, in the freezer. This will omit having to use any ice,