Strawberry Thyme Lillet Spritzers

Rating:

Total Time:

5 minutes

Difficulty:

Easy

Strawberry Thyme Lillet Spritzers. That’s the name of the game and it’s about to rock your weekend. Big time.

Man! There is just so much to talk about today. So let’s make a list. I’m really good at making lists. Sometimes I make lists just to make another list. Clearly I’m that girl.

Strawberry Thyme Lillet Spritzers from www.whatsgabycooking.com (@whatsgabycookin)

1: Easter is coming and that means BRUNCH! Get ready for the most epic menu and the carrot cake of your dreams. But, we’re also cocktailing.

2: These Strawberry Thyme Lillet Spritzers are legit. Have you guys had Lillet before? It’s a French aperitif wine which makes me feel really fancy. I mix it with Champagne, because I’m extra fancy, and some gorgeous strawberries and thyme. It’s insane. And beyond easy. You should absolutely make these immediately.

3: We’re officially 4 weeks quarantined today and I’m not going to lie to you, alcohol consumption is up.

Okay – that’s all I’ve got for today! Wishing you all a great holiday weekend that’s filled with one, two, or maybe even three Strawberry Thyme Lillet Spritzers!

Strawberry Thyme Lillet Spritzers

Gaby Dalkin
These Strawberry Thyme Lillet Spritzers are the perfect spring / summer light and refreshing cocktail
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 2 people

Ingredients
  

  • 6 ounces Lillet Blanc, chilled (blanc vermouth can be used as a substitute)
  • 2 lemon wedges
  • 4 strawberries thinly sliced
  • a few sprigs of thyme
  • crushed ice
  • 4 ounces Prosecco or Champagne chilled

Instructions
 

  • In 2 glasses, evenly distribute the Lillet Blanc. Add the juice of a lemon wedge to each glass and then add equal amounts of strawberries and thyme.
  • Add about 1/3 cup of crushed ice to each glass and then top with Prosecco or Champagne. Serve immediately.

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40 comments

  1. Georgia @ The Comfort of Cooking

    I couldn’t have dreamt a more perfect cocktail… and I’ve been doing A LOT of cocktail daydreaming these days, haha. Pocketing this recipe for after baby’s born! 🙂 I can’t wait to try it, Gaby!

  2. Julie @ Table for Two

    This cocktail looks so refreshing and I’m obsessed with how gorgeous it is!

  3. Shaina

    Ha, my mom doesn’t drink either, and I take the same approach. More for me. These look fabulous. I love the thyme.

  4. Heather Christo

    So pretty Gaby! I love the thyme and those gorgeous glasses.

  5. Alanna

    These cocktails look so perfect and unique, Gaby! I’m a huge Lillet fan; I can imagine how lovely it tastes against the thyme, berries, and prosecco. Thank you for sharing! I can’t wait to make these.

  6. Aimee @ Simple Bites

    Gorgeous, Gaby! Passing this on to my hubby for Sunday lunch. 😉

  7. Brandon @ Kitchen Konfidence

    Beautiful and perfect for Mother’s Day!

  8. Monika

    This looks beautiful!! I would love one of these right now!! Bring on the spring and summer fruit!

  9. Monika

    These look beautiful! Bring on the spring berries! I could use one of these right now.

  10. Leigh Ann

    Um yes and yes! Loving everything about this and will be adding it to my summer cocktail list!

  11. Sandy

    Hey, you haven’t told me what you want for your birthday!!! I need to know.

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  13. Kate @ ¡Hola! Jalapeño

    Yes! I love everything Lillet! What a great cocktail!

  14. Elizebeth

    Pretty and refreshing! Adding it to my summer cocktail list.

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    • Ashley

      Thank you! I am hosting my Gourmet Group (AKA Bitches Can Cook) in March and I chose “What’s Gaby Cooking” as the theme for our lunch. I thought I would make this cocktail!

  28. Catherine McCord

    5 stars
    I dream of sitting with one of these beauties and a big group of ladies!

  29. Cynthia

    okay, so that looks delicious and refreshing but where am i going to find Lillet Blanc during a quarantine??

    • Gaby

      I ordered some from Bevmo!! But otherwise bookmark it for later!

  30. Danita

    How long does lillet last once opened? Do you keep it refrigerated after opening?

  31. Monika

    5 stars
    We all need this in our lives right now! Together with carrot cake – what could be better????

  32. Kitt

    Can’t wait to try them! Thanks for the BevMo recommendation. Yours look so nice, too. Do you mind sharing which glasses those are? TIA!

  33. Carolyn

    5 stars
    I had the Lillet on hand…. thyme in the garden and frozen strawberries at least with quarantine supplies, so why not? It was really light and refreshing and who doesn’t like Prosecco?? Felt like a healthy beverage.