Gooseberry & Elderflower Fizz


  • 12 gooseberries
  • 1 tbsp caster sugar
  • juice ½ lemon
  • 3 tbsp elderflower cordial
  • chilled sparkling wine, for topping up (we used Prosecco)



  • Tip gooseberries and sugar into a cocktail shaker or large jam jar with a lid.
  • Using the end of a rolling pin, mush the gooseberries and sugar together.
  • Add lemon juice, cordial and 4 ice cubes, pop on the lid and shake well.
  • Strain into glasses and top up with white wine, then stir before serving.