Apple Sparkler

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Recipe by juniperwoman

These look so pretty on! I can't wait for someone to make them and post a picture here. Says "Looking for a festive nonalcoholic drink? This combination of sparkling apple cider and raspberry juice garnished with citrus wedges does the trick."

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 tablespoon colored crystal sugar (red or green) (optional)
  • 10 orange wedges (unpeeled, for garnish)
  • 5 lime wedges (unpeeled, for garnish)
  • 5 (6 inch) wooden skewers
  • 23 cup raspberry juice
  • 1 (750 ml) bottle sparkling apple cider or 1 (750 ml) bottle sparkling pear-apple juice, chilled


  1. Sprinkle colored sugar on a piece of waxed paper.
  2. Moisten the rims of five wine glasses, one at a time, with a little water.
  3. Dip each rim in sugar and set aside for 5 to 10 minutes to dry.
  4. For fruit garnish, place 2 orange wedges and 1 lime wedge onto each skewer; set aside.
  5. Divide raspberry juice blend among prepared wine glasses.
  6. Being careful not to disturb the sugar on the rim, gently pour sparkling cider into each glass.
  7. Place a citrus skewer in each glass.

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