Sparkling Grapefruit Cocktail Recipe

This twist on the classic mimosa is a welcome addition to any weekend brunch spread.

Font
  • A
  • A
  • A

E-mail This Page to Your Friends

x

All fields are required.

Separate multiple e-mail addresses with a comma; Maximum 20 email addresses.

Refresh

Sending E-mail

Sending E-mail

Or Do Not E-mail

Success!

A link to %this page% was e-mailed

Serves 8

Ingredients

2 cups champagne or sparkling wine
1 cup sugar
8 whole star anise
6 cups grapefruit juice
1/3 cup Campari

Directions

In a small saucepan bring one cup water, sugar and anise to a boil. Stir frequently until sugar dissolves. Remove pan from heat and let cool. Pour mix through a sieve. Discard anise pods. Cover the anise syrup and refrigerate about 3 hours, or up to one week.

When ready to serve, combine grapefruit juice, Campari and anise syrup in a large pitcher. Divide into tall flutes and top with champagne or sparkling wine. Serve immediately.

We Recommend...

Frozen Mint Julep Cocktail Recipe

Frozen Mint Julep Cocktail Recipe

This is the perfect Southern way to celebrate and cool off this summer.

The Bloody Clam Cocktail Recipe

The Bloody Clam Cocktail Recipe

This is my runner-up for best Bloody Mary, a hearty drink with a hint of the sea. Serves one.

Advertisement

HGTV Inspiration Newsletter

Create your unique, personal style with advice and inspiration from HGTV.