Sparkling Rose Cocktail
featured in Fancy Cocktails You Can Make At Home
You’ll definitely want to accept this rose cocktail. Made with sweet strawberry syrup, fragrant rosewater, and lots of bubbles, this effervescent libation tastes as good as it looks. Don’t forget to garnish with dried rose petals for an extra touch of elegance.
for 2 servings
Strawberry Simple Syrup
- ½ cup water (120 mL)
- ½ cup sugar (100 g)
- 1 cup strawberry (150 g), chopped
- ice, for shaking
- 4 oz vodka (120 g)
- 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon rosewater
- 4 oz dry sparkling wine (120 g)
- club soda, for topping
- dried rose petal, for garnish
- Calories 341
- Fat 0g
- Carbs 44g
- Fiber 1g
- Sugar 40g
- Protein 0g
Estimated values based on one serving size.
- Chill 2 champagne flutes in the freezer for about an hour prior to serving.
- Make the strawberry simple syrup: In a small saucepan, combine the water and sugar and bring to a simmer over medium-high heat, stirring until the sugar dissolves.
- Reduce the heat to medium-low and add the strawberries. Simmer for 10–15 minutes, muddling to break down the strawberries, until the syrup is bright red and the strawberries start to lose their color. Remove the pot from the heat and let the syrup cool to room temperature.
- Strain the syrup through a fine-mesh sieve, discarding the leftover solids. The syrup will keep in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 10 days.
- Make the cocktail: Fill a cocktail shaker halfway with ice. Add the vodka, lemon juice, rosewater, and 1 ounce strawberry simple syrup. Close the shaker to seal and shake vigorously for about 30 seconds.
- Strain the cocktail into the chilled champagne flutes, dividing evenly. Top each glass with 2 ounces of sparkling wine, then fill almost to the brims with club soda. Top with rose dried petals and serve immediately.