Cranberry Kir Royale

Photo: John Autry; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross

Leftover cranberry sauce helps concoct a lightly sweet homemade cranberry liqueur in this twist on a classic French cocktail. Allow four days to steep the liqueur. Garnish with cranberries, if you like.

Yield: 8 servings
Recipe from Cooking Light

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 188
  • Fat: 0.0g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 0.0g
  • Carbohydrate: 13.1g
  • Fiber: 0.3g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.0mg
  • Sodium: 4mg
  • Calcium: 0.1mg

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 cup leftover whole-berry cranberry sauce
  • 3/4 cup vodka
  • 4 cups dry prosecco or sparkling wine, chilled

Preparation

  1. 1. Combine 1/4 cup water and sugar in a small saucepan over medium heat. Cook 5 minutes or until sugar melts. Remove from heat; stir in cranberry sauce. Let cool. Stir in vodka; pour mixture into a bowl. Cover and refrigerate 4 days.
  2. 2. Strain mixture through a cheesecloth-lined sieve into a small jar; discard solids. Cover jar with an airtight lid; chill until ready to use.
  3. 3. To make cocktails, spoon 2 tablespoons cranberry liqueur into each of 8 champagne flutes. Top each with 1/2 cup wine. Serve immediately.
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