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Champagne Noel

  • Yield: One serving


  • 4 ounces Brut style sparkling wine
  • 3/4 ounce Cointreau
  • 1/2 ounce brandy
  • 1 ounce cranberry-orange compote
  • One orange twist


  • Fill a champagne flute three-quarters full of sparkling wine. Combine the Cointreau, brandy, and compote over ice and add slowly to the champagne. Garnish with the orange twist.
  • *Cranberry Orange Compote In a food processor, blend half a pound of cranberries with one whole, seeded and peeled orange, and half cup sugar. Mix and strain through a fine sieve. Makes about 20 ounces.