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Dec182015

Poinsettia Cocktail

 


A little holiday cocktail for you!  This involves bubbly Prosecco, frozen cranberries and a little hint of orange. It's easy and festive and pretty.

Enjoy!
Elaine 

 

Poinsettia Cocktail

for a printable recipe, click here 

makes 1 cocktail

4 fresh cranberries
1 teaspoon sugar
½ orange slice for garnish
1 ounce Cranberry Juice
1 Tablespoon Grand Marnier
4 ounces Prosecco (or any other sparkling wine), chilled

Place cranberries in the freezer until frozen.

Place the sugar on a plate.  Run the edge of the orange slice around the rim of a champagne glass to moisten. Dip the rim in the sugar.

Remove the cranberries from the freezer and place in the glass. Place the cranberry juice and Grand Marnier in the glass. Top with the Prosecco. Garnish glass with orange slice.

 

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Reader Comments (6)

How wonderful your site! Love all the recipes and I find it very inspiring. This cocktail is wonderful for Christmas and it is nice and easy too!

The drink is so beautiful. Perfect for this time of year. It isn't too heavy on the cream or alcohol. Love that!! Great photos of the drink.

December 18, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterMarisa Franca @ All Our Way

Do you use cranberry juice or cranberry juice cocktail? Looks lovely.

December 19, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterSheryl Romeo

Went with the 100% pure cranberry juice and they were festive and really tasty. Making them for x-mas day also.

December 20, 2015 | Unregistered CommenterSheryl Romeo

From The Italian Dish:

Sheryl: Yes, that was correct - pure cranberry juice!

December 20, 2015 | Registered Commenter[Elaine]

this is one of the best things about cocktails, is that it is all about personal preference (at least in the home, when consistency isn't necessity) personally I like it.

December 27, 2015 | Unregistered Commenterneil

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