Thanksgiving Sparkler

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Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Cook: 25 Minutes
Cool: 30 Minutes


2 cups sugar
2 tablespoons mulling spices
Chilled sparkling wine, sparkling water, or club soda


1. Stir together sugar, spices, and 1 cup water in a large saucepan; bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to low, and simmer 20 minutes. Remove from heat, and let cool 30 minutes or until completely cool. Pour through a wire-mesh strainer into a bowl; discard spices.

2. Stir 1 to 2 Tbsp. spiced syrup into a glass of sparkling wine, sparkling water, or club soda. Repeat procedure with remaining syrup.

Lauren Wilson, San Jose, California,

Southern Living

November 2007
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