Welcome the New Year the right way with a Vanilla-Fig Champagne Sparkler. Cheers!

Darcy Lenz
Darcy Lenz
Recipe by Cooking Light December 2015

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Credit: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Claire Spollen

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hands-on:
10 mins
total:
40 mins
Yield:
Serves 8 (serving size: about 1/2 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine sugar and water in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir in figs, 1 cinnamon stick, and vanilla bean; bring to a boil. Boil 3 minutes. Remove from heat; cover. Steep 30 minutes.

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  • Strain through a sieve; cool. Combine fig mixture and vodka in a chilled glass pitcher. Gently stir in Cham­pagne just before serving.

  • To serve, pour into ice-filled glasses; garnish with cinnamon sticks, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

148 calories; carbohydrates 14g.
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