Step up your holiday drink game with a burst of festive flavor! Our newest champagne cocktail, the Sparkling Cranberry Orange, is a delightful blend of tart cranberry, zesty orange, and effervescent champagne. Perfect for adding a touch of elegance and merriment to your gatherings, this refreshing concoction is a must-have for anyone looking to dazzle their guests this holiday season!
- 1 ounce cranberry juice
- ½ ounce orange liqueur (like Cointreau or Triple Sec)
- A dash of orange bitters
- 2 oz champagne or sparkling wine (we love this paired with Une Femme - Betty or Mumm's Napa Prestige)
- Fresh cranberries and orange peel for garnish
Prepare the Glass:
- Take a champagne flute and add the cranberry juice followed by the orange liqueur.
- Add a dash of orange bitters to the mix.
Mix and Pour:
- Gently stir the ingredients in the flute to combine the flavors.
- Slowly pour the chilled champagne into the flute, allowing it to mix naturally with the other ingredients.
Garnish and Serve:
- Drop a few fresh cranberries into the drink for a festive touch.
- Twist a strip of orange peel over the cocktail to release the oils, then place it on the rim of the glass or float it in the drink.
- Sip and savor the delightful blend of cranberry, orange, and bubbly champagne—a perfect way to add sparkle to your holiday celebrations!