Vanilla Bean Fizz
A homemade vanilla bean syrup from our home economists fabulously flavors Champagne. The bubbly beverage is ideal for holidays throughout the year.
Total TimePrep: 10 min. + cooling
- 2 cups water
- 1 cup sugar
- 4 vanilla beans, split
- 4 cups champagne, chilled
- In a small saucepan, bring water and sugar to a boil. Add vanilla beans. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Remove from the heat; cool to room temperature. Remove beans.
- For each serving, pour 1/4 cup vanilla syrup into a champagne flute; add 1/2 cup champagne.
Nutrition Facts3/4 cup: 137 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 0 sodium, 26g carbohydrate (25g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.
Originally published as My Extra Special Vanilla Bean Champagne Cocktail in Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook 2011