Monday, December 17, 2007

Martha's Berry Little Cocktail


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Have yourself a Berry Little Cocktail. Stir up this light, bright drink with the tang of citrus and a splash of Champagne to add a festive fizz to your holiday bash. This delicious holiday spirit comes is adapted from Blueprint Magazine, November/December 2007.
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Ingredients
Serves 1
1/2 cup sugar
1 cup fresh cranberries
1 ounce ruby red grapefruit vodka, such as Charbay, chilled
2 ounces champagne, chilled
1 ounce cranberry juice, chilled
1 ounce black currant juice or blackberry puree, chilled
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Directions
In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, dissolve sugar into 1 1/2 cups water. Add cranberries and simmer until softened, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool. Strain, discarding liquid, and place cranberries on a baking sheet. Transfer baking sheet to freezer and chill at least 2 hours.
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Mix together vodka, Champagne, cranberry, and currant juice in a Champagne glass. Garnish with a skewer of 4 or 5 frozen cranberries. Reserve remaining cranberries for another drink.
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(Photo Courtesy of Jupiter Images)
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I am going to make this for my sister when she arrives with my two beautiful nieces from Portland, Oregon for holiday vacation.
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Can't wait to see you Sta!! Get ready to party down babe!

1 comment:

Jen@The Cottage Nest said...

It looks and sounds de-lish! I hope you girls enjoy them!

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