Honey Berry Royale

Honey Berry Royale

YIELD: Makes 6 servings

INGREDIENTS

1/4 cup

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honey

15

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raspberries

3 oz.

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lime juice

,

fresh

9 oz.

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crème de cassis

24 oz.

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sparkling wine

DIRECTIONS

For Macerated honey raspberries:
Set aside 6 raspberries and mash the rest. In a bowl, mix the whole raspberries and the mashed raspberries. Add honey. Stir gently until all the raspberries are coated. Refrigerate for at least two hours.

For Cocktail:
Place all the ingredients, except the whole macerated raspberries and the sparkling wine, in a shaker. Add ice. Shake for 15 seconds. Strain onto a champagne flute, add 4 oz. sparkling wine and top with a honey macerated raspberry.