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You don't have to hunt for the prettiest cocktail for Easter brunch, because I already found it. The Raspberry Mint Kir Royale is a sweet sparkler with all the fresh flavors of warmer weather. Enjoy it all spring and summer! (via feastandwest.com)

Raspberry Mint Kir Royale

  • Author: Susannah Brinkley
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 1 cocktail 1x
  • Category: Beverage

Description

A sweet sipper with all the fresh flavor of spring and summer


Ingredients

For the mint simple syrup

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 2530 fresh mint leaves

For the Raspberry Mint Kir Royale

  • 1 ounce mint simple syrup
  • 1.5 ounces creme de cassis (such as Chambord)
  • 46 ounces champagne
  • raspberries, for garnish
  • mint sprig, for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a small saucepan over medium heat, stir together water and sugar until sugar dissolves. Bring to a simmer. Add mint leaves and simmer 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat. Let cool entirely. Remove mint leaves. Store in an airtight, glass container for up to 2 weeks.
  2. To a champagne flute, add mint simple syrup and creme de cassis. Top with champagne. Garnish with a mint sprig and raspberries.