The secret recipes of the Dans un Jardin team

We know you miss the terraces, so here are some recipes that will satisfy your desire to go out!

The sun is warming us up, the pleasure of having a drink on the terrace on weekends or during happy hours after work makes us all nostalgic. In the meantime, we offer you a list of cocktail recipes, each one more delicious than the last, that you can enjoy in the comfort of your home, on your terrace or in a park. All created, tested and approved by the girls of the Dans un Jardin team. Get out the shakers!


Charlevoix Pina Colada
Favorite recipe of Chanel A. E-commerce Coordinator

Serving(s) : 1
Prep :10 min

Ingredients
• 20 ml (2/3 oz) of white rum
• 20 ml (2/3 oz) of dark rum
• 120 ml (4 oz) of pineapple juice
• 5 mL (1 tsp.) vanilla extract
• 45 ml (1 1/2 oz) sweetened coconut cream
• 5 or 6 crushed ice cubes
• 1 piece of pineapple

Directions

  1. In a blender, grind both rums, pineapple juice, vanilla extract, coconut cream and ice.
  2. Pour into a cocktail glass.
  3. Decorate with a pineapple slice.
  4. Drink in your living room, patio or in a park.

Psst! Don't forget to light the Pina Colada candle for a guaranteed "tropical" effect!

Island Mojito
Favorite recipe of Paule L. Artistic Director

Serving(s) : 1
Prep :10 min

Ingredients
• 2 limes
- 2 sprigs of mint leaves
- 5 ml (1 tsp.) Quebec maple syrup
- 5 ml (1 tsp. of lime syrup*
- 1 oz. of dark rum (e.g. Bacardi)
- 250 mL of lemon-lime pop (7UP) or soda
- A few ice cubes

*Source: Lime syrup -Monsieur Cocktail 100% natural products from Quebec

Directions

  1. Place the equivalent of a sprig of mint leaves and a sliced lime in a cocktail shaker.
  2. Crush the lime and mint to bring out the flavors with a masher.
  3. Add rum, maple syrup, lime syrup, 2-3 ice cubes and soda. Shake well!
  4. In a glass, add the second lime sliced, a few mint leaves and 5-6 ice cubes for maximum freshness.
  5. Pour the contents of the shaker into the glass.
  6. Cheers!

Tropical Sunrise Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean edition
RLisa G.'s favorite recipe Graphic Designer

Serving(s) : 1
Prep : 10 min

To celebrate Quebec products, I decided to replace grenadine syrup by a good homemade blueberry syrup. It is of course possible to buy a ready-made one in a store, but making it yourself will only take you 5 minutes!

Blueberry syrup recipe
Ingredients :
• 1/2 cup (125 ml) sugar
- 1 tablespoon cornstarch
- 1/3 cup (85 ml) water
- 2 cups (500 ml) blueberries (fresh or frozen)

Directions :

  1. In the bottom of a pot, add the sugar and cornstarch. Add the water and whisk.
  2. Add blueberries and bring to a boil.
  3. Let boil for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
  4. Remove from heat, let cool a bit.
  5. Filter if you only want the syrup without the remaining small pieces of fruit. I made the choice to keep them all.

(Source : La recette facile de sirop de bleuets de maman (5 minutes))

Cocktail recipe
Ingredients :
• 4-5 ice cubes
- 2 oz tequila
- 4 oz orange juice
- 1/4 oz blueberry syrup
- One orange slice

Directions :

  1. Dans un verre mettre les glaçons, la tequila et le jus d'orange puis mélanger.
  2. Ajouter doucement le sirop de bleuet et laisser reposer quelques secondes avant de consommer.
  3. Mélanger légèrement pour lier les couleurs et le goût des fruits. Déposer la rondelle d'orange.
  4. Tchin !


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