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Raspberry Kir: A Great Champagne Cocktail for a Spring Wedding

This delicious spring champagne cocktail comes from the menu of The Fearrington House Restaurant, in Pittsboro, North Carolina. It would make a festive addition to a spring wedding cocktail hour and reception.

The recipe appears in Sharon O’Connor’s romantic Dinners for Two: Cookbook with Music CD.

Ingredients for Raspberry Kir Recipe

  • ¼ cup defrosted frozen raspberries
  • 2 Tablespoons Grand Marnier
  • 1 split (7 ounces) of champagne

Mixing Instructions

  1. At least a few hours before the reception:Strain the raspberries through a sieve to remove the seeds. Add the Grand Marnier and chill.
  2. Place 1½ teaspoons of the raspberry mixture in the bottom of each of 2 champagne flutes. Slowly fill with champagne and serve immediately.

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Champagne Pomegranate Cocktails Recipe

Continuing yesterday’s post showcasing pomegranate wedding details, here is the recipe for Champagne pomegranate cocktails. The recipe comes from the archives of Cooking Light magazine.

Ingredients for Champagne Pomegranate Cocktails

champagne pomegranate cocktails

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8 servings

  • 4 cups crushed ice
  • 2 cups pomegranate juice
  • ½ cup ginger ale
  • ¼ cup brandy
  • 1 (750-milliliter) bottle Champagne or sparkling wine
  • Pomegranate seeds (optional)


Combine the first 5 ingredients in a pitcher. Pour about 1 cup of the Champagne mixture into each of 8 glasses. Garnish with seeds, if desired.

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