7 Winter Cocktails

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Holiday Sparkler
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Take a break from mimosas on New Year's Day, and try this pretty, pink sparkler. - laurenewe

Makes 1 punch bowl (or 25 ... more 
Photo by: James Ransom
Holiday Sparkler
Save and print this recipe on FOOD52.

Take a break from mimosas on New Year's Day, and try this pretty, pink sparkler. - laurenewe

Makes 1 punch bowl (or 25 single drinks)

4 bottles cava (chilled)
2 bunches fresh mint
1 cup triple sec
1 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
1 cup cranberry juice
Additional mint, lime or fresh cranberries for garnish


1. The night before your party, mix together triple sec and juices. Bruise the mint and toss into the mix. Let sit overnight. Remove mint.
2. Add cava to the punch bowl, and then add about 3/4 of the juice mix. Taste and add the rest of the juice mix if desired. Serve chilled.
3.To serve individually, add 1 oz of the juice mix to the bottom of a champagne flute, and then fill with cava. less 
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Tue, Dec 25, 2012 2:14 PM EST
It's chilly, the relatives may be dropping in and out uninvited, and you have a few extra days off from this holiday season. These circumstances call for a little treat to yourself in the form of a winter cocktail. Keep warm with mulled wine, or ring in the new year with this holiday sparkler . Regardless of the occasion, we've got 7 cocktails to get you through this blustery time of year. Brought to you from the spirited home cooks' community at Food52.



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