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Carnival Martini + Lemongrass simple syrup


1.  1/4 cup loose leaf Afrikan Carnival tea and 1 cup hot water

2. 1.5 oz Lemoncello

3. 2 stalks Lemongrass, chopped

4. 1 cup sugar

5. 2 cups water

6. 2 cups sparkling water

Making the tea

1. Infuse tea in hot water.

2. Brew to desired strength. (3-5 min) or longer if you enjoy stronger flavor. 

3. Strain if necessary and allow to cool.


1. Add chopped lemongrass, water, and sugar to a saucepan.

2. Stir gently over medium heat until sugar has dissolved and mixture has thickened slightly. 

3. Allow to cool and strain. 

Afrikan Carnival Martini

1. In a pitcher, combine tea with Lemoncello, Lemongrass syrup and stir gently.

2. Add sparkling water and serve in a martini glass with crushed ice.

3. Garnish with a cucumber slice. Enjoy!


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