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Cupid's Kiss Champagne Cocktail

Cupid's Kiss Champagne Cocktail

This shrub cocktail recipe comes from the cookbook Romancing the Stove. It's perfect for Valentine's Day or any romantic occasion. 

Course aperitif, cocktails
Cuisine American
Keyword Champagne Cocktail
Dish Type Cocktail
Cooking Style Mixology
Seasonal Valentine's Day
Ingredient Champagne, raspberry
Prep Time 5 minutes
Marinating Time 30 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Created by Amy Reiley

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp balsamic fruit syrup
  • 10 oz Brut Champagne or sparkling wine

for the balsamic fruit syrup

  • 1/2 cup thawed frozen raspberries
  • 1/2 cup thawed frozen strawberries
  • 3-4 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 2 tbsp balsamic vinegar

Instructions

  1. Marinate fruit and 3 tbsp sugar in the balsamic for 30 minutes-1 hour.
  2. Taste mixture, and if it is not sweet enough, stir in additional sugar 1 tsp at a time, up to 3 tsp, allowing fruit to marinate for an additional 10 minutes.
  3. Strain to remove seeds, pressing fruit against the strainer to release all the juice. Store juice in the refrigerator until serving.