Spiced Rhubarb Champagne Cocktail
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Serves: 1 cocktail
 
Delicious, bubbly champagne flavored with spiced rhubarb syrup for a delightful cocktail.
Ingredients
For the spiced rhubarb syrup:
  • 1 c. sugar
  • 1 c. water
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 T. ginger, chopped
  • Zest of 1 lime
  • ½ vanilla bean, split
  • 1 ½ c. chopped rhubarb
  • 1 oz. rum
For the cocktail:
  • 1 oz. spiced rhubarb syrup
  • 4-5 oz. champagne
  • Thinly sliced rhubarb
Instructions
  1. To make the syrup, heat the sugar and water in a small saucepan over medium heat. Stir until the sugar has dissolved.
  2. Add in the cinnamon, ginger, lime zest, vanilla bean, and chopped rhubarb. Bring to a boil then reduce heat to a simmer. Simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in the rum.
  3. Cool the syrup completely. It can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.
  4. To make the cocktail, spoon one ounce of the rhubarb syrup into a champagne glass, making sure to get a few pieces of the chopped rhubarb. Fill the glass with chilled champagne. Place a thin slice of rhubarb in the glass and enjoy.
Notes
Adapted from Annie's Eats
Recipe by Hezzi-D's Books and Cooks at https://www.hezzi-dsbooksandcooks.com/2016/04/spiced-rhubarb-champagne-cocktail-sundaysupper.html