Frothy Aperol Sour Cocktail

This Aperol sour cocktail recipe is a versatile cocktail perfect for every occasion from the hot summer days to the cozy winter holidays. If you love a good aperol spritz, you'll love this one!

Step 1: Gather the following ingredients: -Aperol -Blood orange juice -Lemon juice -Egg white*

*If the thought of  raw egg whites in your drink freak you out, stay tuned for some alternatives at the end!

Step 2: Add all of the ingredients into a empty cocktail shaker and "dry shake"

What is a "dry shake"? It is simply shaking the ingredients in cocktail shaker without ice. This is common for egg white cocktails to ensure the frothiest drink experience.

Step 3: Add ice to the shaker and shake again. Strain into a cocktail glass and enjoy!

Is there anything else I can use for the egg white to make it safer?

If you'd like to use an egg white but don't want the risk of food borne illness, you can opt for ultra pasteurized egg whites in the carton to ensure safety.  **Make sure it's only egg whites - avoid any yokes for the best drink

Is there a vegan alternative?

Yes! If you are vegan or just don't want to use egg whites, you can use aquafaba.

What is aquafaba?

Aquafaba is the drained liquid from canned chickpeas. It has great foaming properties.  Use about 2-3 tablespoons of aquafaba for every egg white.

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