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kir royale cocktail made with creme de cassis and champagne

Kir Royale Cocktail

  • Author: lechefswife
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Category: cocktails
  • Cuisine: french

Description

The Kir Royale Cocktail is chic and refreshing. My favorite cocktail, made with crème de cassis and champagne, as seen on Emily in Paris. 


Ingredients

Scale
  • 5 oz Champagne or Sparkling Wine (dry - not sweet)
  • 1 tbsp Crème de Cassis Liqueur

Instructions

  1. Pour the Crème de Cassis Liqueur into the bottom of a champagne flute
  2. Top with chilled Champagne or Sparkling Wine
  3. Stir and serve immediately

It truly is as simple as that!


Notes

Le Chef's Wife Tip: Make sure you are using dry champagne (classified as Brut) or sparking wine for this recipe. The Crème de cassis is already quite sweet - if you use a sweet sparkling wine (demi-sec or doux) the drink will be much too sweet.

Keywords: kir royale, kir royal, french cocktails, apperitif, champagne