Sparkling Pomegranate Cocktail for the Holidays

A sparkling pomegranate cocktail that is perfect to celebrate Christmas or ring in the new year. While the champagne makes this light and bubbly, the pomegranate juice brings a nice tartness to the cocktail offset by the sweet orange liqueur and agave.  Cheers!

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Isn’t this just the prettiest cocktail to celebrate the holidays? I love to make sparkling drinks to have for Christmas morning and this one, decked out in red & green, is perfect for this time of year. I usually make Mimosas or Cranberry Mimosas for the big day but this year I decided to whip up something new.

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This pomegranate cocktail is very simple to throw together and perfect for a hectic Christmas morning. It’s also great to make by the pitcherful for a festive New Year’s bash. I originally put this cocktail together with just pomegranate juice, a little triple sec and champagne but decided to go one step further and add some vodka.

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The ingredients create a nice balance with the combination of tart pomegranate juice offset by the sweetness of the orange liqueur and agave. Of course, everyone always likes a little bubbly, so top it off and toast the season.

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For those that want to tame it down a little, the vodka isn’t necessary, as it tastes just as good without it. Just add a little more orange juice to take it’s place and you’ll have one smooth, light & yummy cocktail.

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This will be my last post for 2016. I believe Christmas is a season for spending time with loved ones and friends and enjoying that precious time together. And I’ve been busy getting ready to do just that! I can’t wait for Christmas to arrive as my daughter, husband and 2 adorable grandkids will be joining us from Atlanta. I’ve baked and cooked up a storm with all their favorites, including gluten-free versions for my daughter, Christina, and can’t wait for them to get here.

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I want to take this moment to thank all of you who have followed me throughout the year. I so appreciate your time and hope you enjoy the recipes I bring to the table. I wish you the merriest Christmas and hope your holidays are filled with family, friends, delicious food and good cheer.

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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!



Sparkling Pomegranate Cocktail

Yield: 4 cocktails

5 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup vodka
  • 1/4 cup pomegranate juice, cold
  • 1/4 cup triple sec
  • 3/4 cup champagne, cold
  • 1-2 teaspoons agave, sweeten to taste
  • Garnish:pomegranate seeds & rosemary sprigs

Directions

  1. Mix all above ingredients together except for garnish. Pour into champagne glasses or flutes. Add pomegranate seeds and a long rosemary sprig & serve.
  2. Note: If not serving immediately, wait to add champagne.
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