Orange Cinnamon Blossom Cocktail
This orange cinnamon blossom cocktail is the perfect combination of sweet and sour. It's a tart cocktail with just a hint of spice that is sure to impress at your fall gathering.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Servings: 8 drinks
- 1 bottle Santa Margherita Prosecco Superiore DOCG
- 1/2 lemon
- 1/2 orange
- 1 tbsp honey
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 3 cloves whole
- 3 allspice whole
- 2 cinnamon sticks
Rinse lemon and orange and thinly slice them, discarding seeds; quarter the orange slices. Put fruit in a 4- to 5-quart pan.
Add honey, sugar (use less than suggested if you prefer drinks on the tart side), cloves and allspice.
With a knife, cut the cinnamon sticks lengthwise into thinner strips. Add cinnamon and 2 cups water to pan; bring to a boil over high heat, then reduce heat and boil gently for 5 minutes.
Pour Santa Margherita Prosecco Superiore DOCG into hot citrus base and heat until steaming, about 8 minutes. Keep warm over low heat. Ladle the cocktail into heatproof cups or wineglasses.