Pomegranate juice is brimming with antioxidant polyphenols, linked to benefits ranging from better memory to improved workout recovery. It also adds a delicious sweet-tart flavor and a beautifully festive red color to your cocktails.

By Melissa Gray
Health December 2020

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Greg DuPree

Recipe Summary

active:
15 mins
total:
1 hr
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring pomegranate juice, sugar, orange peel, and 1/3 cup water to a boil in a saucepan over medium-high. Cook, stirring occasionally, until sugar is dissolved, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat; cover and let stand 15 minutes. Strain into a small bowl and discard orange peels. Let cool to room temperature, about 30 minutes. Stir in bitters. (Syrup will keep in an airtight container in refrigerator for up to 1 week.)

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  • To serve, add 2 tablespoons pomegranate syrup to a Champagne flute. Top with 1/3 cup Prosecco.

Nutrition Facts

123 calories; fat 0g; cholesterol 0mg; sodium 0mg; carbohydrates 16g; dietary fiber 1g; protein 0g; sugars 11g; niacin equivalents 0mg; saturated fat 0g; vitamin a iu 0IU; vitamin b6 0mg.
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