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Sparkling Charleston Cosmopolitan

Boost your spirits with a Sparkling Charleston Cosmopolitan. This peach, orange, and white cranberry "Southern" cosmopolitan is topped off with sparkling white wine.

Southern Living DECEMBER 2011

  • Yield: Makes 1 serving
  • Hands-on:5 Minutes
  • Total:5 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 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

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.

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