The Hugo Pitcher Cocktail
- 1/2 cup basil or mint leaves, plus sprigs for garnish
- 1 cup elderflower liqueur, such as St Germain
- 1 (750 mL) bottle prosecco or cava sparkling wine
- 1 cup club soda
- 1 lemon or lime, thinly sliced
Place the mint or basil in the bottom of a pitcher or punch bowl, using a wooden spoon or muddler, lightly bruise the leaves. Fill the pitcher or bowl halfway with ice and add the elderflower liqueur, sparkling wine and club soda. Stir to combine. Serve the drink over ice garnished with a slice of lemon and sprig of herb.