Blood Orange Champagne Cocktail
This is the perfect cocktail to serve at your Italian dinner party. It is easy to make and great tasting.
1/4 cup creme de cassis (black-currant liqueur)
1 1/2 cups strained fresh blood orange juice (from about 6 oranges)
1 750-ml bottle chilled brut Champagne or dry sparkling wine
8 blood orange slices (optional)
Spoon 1 1/2 teaspoons creme de cassis into each of 8 Champagne flutes or other glasses. Add 3 tablespoons juice to each glass. Fill each glass with Champagne, then stir gently. Garnish cocktails with slices of blood orange, if desired.
|Lizanne and Mary enjoying the Blood Orange Champagne cocktail|