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2 hugo cocktails on coasters garnished with lime and mint, with a cork to the side

Hugo Cocktail

This Hugo Cocktail is made of prosecco, elderflower syrup and sparkling water. At only 3 ingredients and no special equipment needed, it's one of the easiest (and most delicious) cocktails to make!

Course Drinks
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 cocktail
Calories 147 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 oz elderflower syrup
  • 5 oz prosecco
  • splash of sparkling water
  • 2 mint leaves for garnish
  • lime wedge for garnish

Instructions

  1. Fill a wine glass with ice cubes (about 5-6 medium ice cubes)

  2. Add elderflower syrup to the glass. Top with prosecco. Add a splash of sparkling water.

  3. Stir to combine. This is an important step - or else the syrup will stay at the bottom of the glass.

  4. Garnish with mint and lime wedge.

Recipe Notes

  • To get the exact measurements, it's best to use a shot glass to measure out the liquids.
  • This cocktail is a bit on the sweeter side due to the elderflower syrup, so if you prefer less sweet, you can start with .5-.75 oz of syrup, and add more if you'd like
  • Make sure your prosecco has been chilled in the fridge for at least a few hours. This will ensure the Hugo is extra cold (and taste better!)
  • Serving: This drink is traditionally served in a wine glass. But you can serve it in a stemless wine glass, or even highball glasses.
  • Be sure to stir the cocktail well, or else the syrup will remain at the bottom and not mix in well. 
Nutrition Facts
Hugo Cocktail
Amount Per Serving
Calories 147 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Sodium 27mg1%
Potassium 125mg4%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Sugar 22g24%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 85IU2%
Calcium 13mg1%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.