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Ainsley Harriott gives the champagne cocktail a Caribbean makeover with this sophisticated recipe complete with lychees and fresh raspberries. As seen on ITV's Ainsley's Caribbean Kitchen.

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This fizzy cocktail is an elegant, tropical delight and is perfect for a special occasion or summer barbecue. Cheers!

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150g fresh raspberries
100g tinned lychees (drained weight)
1 mango, peeled and diced
2–3 tbsp lime syrup
Champagne, to top up

Essential kit

You will need a food processor.


Put the raspberries, lychees, mango and lime syrup into a food processor or blender and purée until smooth. Pass through a fine sieve into a bowl and set aside.

To serve, spoon 1½ tablespoons of the fruit purée into chilled Champagne flutes, then top up with Champagne. Give everything a quick swizzle, kick back, sip and savour!

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