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So This Is Christmas

This drink is right for any family celebration. Perfect for cold winter months, the champagne keeps you warm and the rosemary reminds you of the crisp, fresh air. 
Course: cocktail
Keyword: champagne, christmas, holiday cocktail, holiday drink, holiday recipes
Servings: 1 drink
Calories: 297kcal
Author: Ayesha Curry


  • 1/2 ounce Rosemary Simple Syrup (see below)
  • 1/2 ounce pomegranate juice
  • 1 teaspoon pomegranate seeds
  • Champagne, for topping glass
  • Rosemary sprig, for garnish

Rosemary Simple Syrup:

  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 star anise
  • 2 cardamom pods
  • 2 small fresh rosemary sprigs


  • In a champagne flute or highball glass, combine the rosemary syrup, pomegranate juice, and pomegranate seeds. Top off the glass with champagne and add a rosemary sprig for garnish.

Rosemary Simple Syrup:

  • Combine ingredients in a small saucepan over medium heat, stirring until the sugar dissolves.
  • Strain, transfer to a lidded jar and refrigerate; the syrup will keep for up to 2 weeks.


Excerpted from The Full Plate: Flavor-Filled, Easy Recipes for Families With
No Time And A Lot To Do © 2020 By Ayesha Curry. Photograph by Eva Kolenko. Used with permission of Voracious, an imprint of Little, Brown and Company.


Calories: 297kcal | Carbohydrates: 63g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 3g | Sodium: 11mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 48g