Cranberry Kir Royales


This version of a French cocktail is made with cranberry syrup instead of crème de cassis, a black currant liqueur.

  • SERVINGServings


  • 8 cups cranberry juice
  • Peel of 1 lemon, cut into wide strips
  • 1 750-mL bottle sparkling wine
  • Fresh raspberries for garnish


1. Place cranberry juice and lemon peel in saucepan, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer 20 minutes, or until liquid has reduced to 1 cup. Cool, and remove lemon peel.

2. Pour 2 Tbs. cranberry syrup into 8 champagne flutes. Top with sparkling wine, and garnish with raspberries.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: Serves 8
  • Calories: 203
  • Carbohydrate Content: 37 g
  • Sodium Content: 5 mg
  • Sugar Content: 30 g