Sparkling Red Cherry Punch
Recipe courtesy of the Cherry Marketing Institute.
1 1/2 cups tart cherry juice
1/2 cup orange juice
1/2 cup orange liqueur such as grand mariner, Curacao or cointreau
1 (750 ml) bottle champagne or sparkling wine
- In a large pitcher, combine cherry juice, orange juice and liqueur. Chill at least 1 hour or up to 24 hours.
- Just before serving stir cherry mixture. Tilt pitcher; slowly pour in champagne. Stir gently. Serve in champagne flutes or wine glasses.
Makes 8 servings.
Tip: For a festive garnish, add a pitted tart cherry and a quartered slice of orange on a cocktail pick to each glass.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe): Calories: 63; Total Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Total Carbs: 8g; Fiber: 0g; Protein: 0g; Sodium: 3mg.
Recipe and photograph courtesy of the Cherry Marketing Institute.