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Ginger Lime Sparklers

Ginger Lime Sparklers are a festive cocktail with sparkling wine, ginger-lime syrup, and fresh lime juice. Make them for your next party.
Course Cocktail
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Author Renee Dobbs

Ingredients

For the ginger-lime syrup:

  • 4 ounces ginger root about 8-inch piece
  • 2 limes
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 cup water

For the ginger-lime sparklers:

  • 2 tablespoons ginger-lime syrup
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
  • Brut sparkling wine or champagne
  • Lime slices or wedges for garnish

Instructions

For the ginger-lime syrup:

  1. Scrub and rinse ginger and cut into 1/4-inch rounds. Use a vegetable peeler to remove zest from limes.
  2. Combine sugar and water in a small or medium saucepan. Cook until sugar dissolves, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add ginger and lime zest. Bring to a simmer then remove from heat. Set aside for 1 hour.
  4. Strain syrup into a container. Discard ginger and lime zest.
  5. Store syrup in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to 3 months.

For the ginger-lime sparklers:

  1. Place 1 tablespoon syrup and 1 teaspoon lime juice in each of two champagne flutes.
  2. Add sparking wine to each flute. Garnish with lime slices or wedges if desired.

Recipe Notes

Ginger Lime Sparklers are a festive cocktail with sparkling wine, ginger-lime syrup, and fresh lime juice. Make them for your next party.