Champagne infuses sweet apple brandy with fun fizz in this celebratory fall cocktail. It adds a special feel to get-togethers when the weather turns crisp. Or swap the apple juice for first-of-the-season apple cider.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 5 min.
- 1/2 ounce apple brandy
- 1 teaspoon sugar
- 1 mint sprig
- 2 ounces unsweetened apple juice, chilled
- 2 ounces champagne or other sparkling wine, chilled
- Place the brandy, sugar and mint in a champagne flute or wine glass; gently crush mint with a small spoon. Add apple juice and champagne.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 116 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 2mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.
Originally published as Autumn Fizz in Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook 2010