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; carbohydrates 4.2g; dietary fiber 0g; sugars 2.1g; fat 0g; saturated fat 0g; cholesterol 0mg; vitamin a iu 4.1IU; vitamin c 1mg; folate 0.5mcg; calcium 3.6mg; iron 0mg; magnesium 0.9mg; potassium 9.9mg; sodium 0.4mg; added sugar 2g.
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