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Spiced Pomegranate Royales

For a romantic alternative to the mimosa, try this twist on a kir royale (a cocktail made with crème de cassis and sparkling wine). You can also switch out the cinnamon for star anise to make a more exotic cocktail.

Ingredients: 

Ingredients: 

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2 cups pomegranate juice
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1 cinnamon stick
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2 Tbs. chopped candied ginger
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1 cup sparkling wine or seltzer water
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2 Tbs. pomegranate seeds

Instructions: 

  1. Bring pomegranate juice, cinnamon stick, and candied ginger to a boil in small saucepan. Reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer 20 minutes, or until reduced to 1 cup. Strain liquid, and discard cinnamon stick and ginger. Cool, then chill.
  2. Pour 1/2 cup pomegranate mixture in each of two champagne glasses. Top off each glass with 1/2 cup sparkling wine, and garnish each with 1 Tbs. pomegranate seeds.

Nutrition Information: 

Calories: 
240
Protein: 
1 g
Total Fat: 
<1 g
Saturated Fat: 
<1 g
Carbohydrates: 
43 g
Cholesterol: 
0 mg
Sodium: 
37 mg
Fiber: 
<1 g
Sugar: 
40 g
Yield: 
Serves 2