Christmas Cocktails: Parisian Poinsettia Cocktail Recipe

To get you in the festive spirit, here’s our Parisian Poinsettia cocktail recipe – the perfect fusion of champagne, triple sec and cranberry juice…

Parisian Poinsettia Cocktail Recipe

The Perfect Poinsettia

Best served in a martini glass, or a stemmed red wine glass, the Parisian Poinsettia cocktail truly packs a punch when the rim is sugar-coated. Getting the perfect proportions can be tricky when making more than one Poinsettia cocktail. If that’s the case, use measuring equipment to ensure ideal measures when decanting. Don’t forget to leave enough ice if you prefer your Poinsettia cocktail on the rocks! Start by filling your glass by a third, before adding your ice cubes, then topping up. Prefer your Poinsettia cocktail on the rocks? Just be sure everything (including your glass) is perfectly chilled before serving…

Poinsettia Cocktail - Ingredients

  • 25ml triple sec
  • 50ml cranberry juice
  • 75ml champagne (or prosecco)

Opening the Champagne Etiquette
Sabrage - a ceremonial technique traditionally used to open champagne

Poinsettia Cocktail - Method

  1. Chill the triple sec, cranberry juice, champagne and a martini glass in the fridge until cold
  2. Pour the triple sec and cranberry juice into the chilled sugar-rimmed glass, then slowly top up with the champagne and perhaps garnish with a bay leaf.

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