Sparkling Meyer Lemon Cocktail

Sparkling Meyer Lemon Cocktail Recipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr
This Sparkling Meyer Lemon Cocktail hits the spot on a hot summer day. Get ready to double the recipe because once your guests get a taste of this refreshing citrus beverage, they'll definitely want seconds!

Yield:

6 servings (serving size: about 2/3 cup)

Recipe from

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Recipe Time

Total: 46 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 147
Fat 0.0 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.2 g
Carbohydrate 16 g
Fiber 0.2 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.1 mg
Sodium 1 mg
Calcium 4 mg

Ingredients

1 cup water
1/3 cup sugar
1 rosemary sprig
1 cup fresh Meyer lemon juice, chilled (about 8 lemons)
1/3 cup chilled vodka
2 cups chilled prosecco or other sparkling wine, chilled

Preparation

1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a microwave-safe liquid measuring cup. Microwave at HIGH for 2 1/2 minutes; stir until sugar dissolves. Let stand 10 minutes; discard rosemary. Chill.

2. Combine sugar mixture, juice, vodka, and prosecco, stirring gently. Serve immediately.

Note:

Julianna Grimes,

March 2011
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