Snow Banks Sparkling-Wine Cocktail

Snow Banks Sparkling-Wine Cocktail

2 Reviews
From: EatingWell Magazine, November/December 2014

In this simple sparkling-wine cocktail, lemon juice and simple syrup make a tart-and-sweet bubbly drink.

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  • Simple Syrup
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • Cocktail
  • ½ ounce Simple Syrup
  • ½ ounce fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 4 ounces chilled sparkling wine, such as Prosecco
  • Lemon twist for garnish

Preparation

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  1. To prepare simple syrup: Bring sugar and water to a boil in a medium saucepan, stirring frequently to dissolve the sugar. Let cool for 30 minutes and then refrigerate until cold, at least 1 hour. Makes about 1½ cups.
  2. To prepare an individual cocktail: Combine ½ ounce of the simple syrup and lemon juice in a champagne flute. Top with sparkling wine and garnish with a lemon twist.
  • Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate the Simple Syrup (Step 1) for up to 6 months.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 5 fl oz
  • Per serving: 126 calories; 0 g fat(0 g sat); 0 g fiber; 11 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 3 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 9 g sugars; 8 g added sugars; 1 IU vitamin A; 6 mg vitamin C; 1 mg calcium; 0 mg iron; 1 mg sodium; 16 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: ½ other carbohydrate, 2 fats

Reviews 2

December 17, 2015
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By: EatingWell User
Very festive! It tastes like a light French75! Pros: presentation
December 16, 2015
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By: Liz Gentile McKay
Great if you get the lemon juice right Made a few of these for a holiday party - everyone loved them. It is easy to overdo it with the lemon juice and sugar syrup, though - be sure to stick with the amounts specified. Pros: Light and easy to make
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