Poinsettia Cocktail

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Poinsettia Cocktail - Andrea Meyers

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This was one of our favorites from the champagne cocktail sampling this weekend. It’s light, fresh, easy to sip and rather festive looking with the bright red cranberry juice, and will make a perfect addition to a New Year’s Eve cocktail list.

POINSETTIA COCKTAIL

Adapted from 101 Champagne Cocktails, by Kim Haasarud.

Poinsettia Cocktail - Andrea Meyers

Makes one cocktail.

Equipment

champagne flute or wine glass

Ingredients

1/2 ounce orange liqueur (Grand Marnier, Cointreau, Triple Sec)
3 ounces cranberry juice, chilled
orange twist
champagne, chilled

Preparation

In the glass, combine the orange liqueur and the chilled cranberry juice. Add the orange juice twist, top with the champagne, and serve.

Variation

No alcohol: 1/2 ounce orange juice, 3 ounces cranberry juice, orange twist, sparkling water or cider

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Comments

  1. says

    That looks even prettier than yesterday’s. You should enter it in the CLICK: January 2009 photo event. The theme is red, and your picture is perfect for it.

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