Poinsettia champagne cocktail Christmas Baking with SusieJ

Measurements [metric]

  • 1/2 fl oz Cointreu
  • 1 1/2 fl oz cranberry juice cocktail
  • Bubbly

Shake Cointreu and cranberry over ice, strain into a flute, top with bubbly.

Pre-make the base with 1/2 c Cointreu , 1 1/2 c cranberry juice cocktail , and 1/2 c water , and chill. Pour 2 1/2 fl oz base into a flute and top with bubbly.

Middle-aged woman holding a red-orange cocktail in a champagne flute, throwing her head back and laughing

No other cocktail has quite so deliberately tied itself to Christmas. The Poinesettia is a tasty, refreshing drink that will not knock your socks off; the cranberry balances the Cointreu.