Recipe from Midwest Living
Cranberry and cherry juices give this champagne drink its festive bright red color.
Servings: 12 to 14
Serving size: 4 ounce
Yield: 48 to 56 ounces
Total Time: 10 mins
see savings3 - 4tangerines (optional)
see savingsMaraschino cherries (optional)
see savings3 cupscranberry juice, chilled
see savings1/4 cupTriple Sec, orange liqueur, or orange juice
see savings2 tablespoonsmaraschino cherry juice or grenadine syrup
see savings1 750 milliliter bottlechampagne or sparkling apple juice or one 32-ounce bottle carbonated water or lemon-lime carbonated beverage, chilled
see savingsSmall carambola (star fruit) slices, seeded (optional)
In a glass pitcher, combine chilled cranberry juice, Triple Sec, and maraschino cherry juice.
For each serving, half fill chilled champagne flute with cranberry juice mixture (about 2 ounces). Pour in the chilled champagne and fill almost to the top (about 2 ounces). Gently stir with an up-and-down motion (mixes the drink without destroying the carbonation of the champagne). Garnish the rim with a carambola (star fruit) slice. Makes 12 to 14 (4-ounce) servings.
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 103, Fat, total (g) 0, chol. (mg) 0, sat. fat (g) 0, carb. (g) 15, fiber (g) 0, pro. (g) 0, vit. A (IU) 0, vit. C (mg) 21.85, sodium (mg) 3, calcium (mg) 0, iron (mg) 0.18, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet