Sparkling Charleston Cosmopolitan

Southern Living
Sparkling Charleston CosmopolitanRecipe
Photo: Ralph Anderson; Styling: Buffy Hargett
Boost your spirits with a Sparkling Charleston Cosmopolitan. This peach, orange, and white cranberry "Southern" cosmopolitan is topped off with sparkling white wine.
Makes 1 serving

Ingredients

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1 cup crushed ice
3 tablespoons vodka
1 1/2 tablespoons peach nectar
1 tablespoon orange liqueur
1 tablespoon white cranberry juice
2 lemon wedges
2 tablespoons sparkling white wine
Garnish: orange slice (optional)

Preparation

Hands-on: 5 Minutes
Total: 5 Minutes

Combine crushed ice, vodka, peach nectar, orange liqueur, and 1 white cranberry juice in a cocktail shaker. Squeeze juice from lemon wedges into shaker. Place wedges in shaker. Cover with lid, and shake vigorously until thoroughly chilled (about 30 seconds). Strain into a 6- to 8-oz. glass; discard lemon wedges and ice. Top with sparkling white wine. Garnish, if desired.

Note: We tested with Absolut Vodka.

Created date

November 2011