Sure, the lemon/maple/cayenne combo may evoke the Master Cleanse detox, but they just taste great together, especially in a glass of bubbles.

Amber Turupin
Source: EatingWell Magazine, December 2019

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Recipe Summary

active:
10 mins
total:
2 hrs 10 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine maple syrup, lemon juice and cayenne in a small jar with a tight-fitting lid. Shake or stir well to incorporate. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight. (This will decrease the potency of the cayenne aroma when sipping the drink.)

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  • To prepare cocktail: Add 1 teaspoon of the spiced maple syrup to each of 6 Champagne flutes. Slowly top with sparkling wine, pouring at an angle to reduce foam. (Refrigerate the remaining syrup for up to 2 weeks.)

Tips

To make ahead: Refrigerate spiced maple syrup (Step 1) for up to 2 weeks.

Nutrition Facts

104 calories; protein 0.4g 1% DV; carbohydrates 4.2g 1% DV; exchange other carbs 0.5; dietary fiberg; sugars 2.1g; fatg; saturated fatg; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 4.1IU; vitamin c 1mg 2% DV; folate 0.5mcg; calcium 3.6mg; ironmg; magnesium 0.9mg; potassium 9.9mg; sodium 0.4mg; added sugar 2g.