Cherry Pomegranate Champagne
Make a little cherry pomegranate simple syrup to dress up your next glass of champagne.
Yield: 6 servings
- 1 cup fresh cherries
- 1/2 cup pomegranate juice
- 1 cup water
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 1 bottle champagne
In a small pot, over medium-high heat, combine cherries, pomegranate juice, water, and sugar. Mash the cherries with a fork and stir to incorporate into juice mixture.
Bring to boil, then reduce heat and simmer for about 10 minutes or until sauce is reduced and thicker.
Strain mixture through mesh strainer to remove all chunks and place in fridge to cool completely.
When syrup is cooled, pour about 2 Tbsp. into bottom of champagne flute and top with champagne.
Serve immediately garnished with additional pomegranate seeds, if desired.
Recipe by Jennifer Meyering
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