Who needs an excuse to enjoy bubbles? A great alternative to the traditional mimosa, this recipe perfectly complements brunch, special occasion, and of course, New Year’s Eve celebrations.

Champagne Cocktail Recipe

  • Yield: 12 1x


  • 1 1/4 cups pomegranate juice or cranberry juice cocktail
  • 1 cup Cointreau or other orange-flavored liqueur
  • 1/2 cup fresh lime juice or more to taste
  • 2 (750 ml) bottles champagne or other sparking wine
  • Garnish: fresh or frozen raspberries or cranberries


  1. In a medium pitcher, stir together the pomegranate juice, Cointreau, and lime juice.
  2. Cover and chill.
  3. To serve, fill champagne glasses with half juice mixture and half champagne.
  4. Place a raspberry or cranberry in each glass for garnish.


Make ahead: The juice mixture can be prepared, covered and refrigerated up to one day in advance.


Lee Clayton Roper


I’m Lee Clayton Roper, and I’m passionate about making cooking and entertaining easy, elegant and fun. Here you’ll find scrumptious recipes, helpful tips and seasonal menus that will spark inspiration in your kitchen!
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