3 Popular Seasonal Cocktails

#1 Pomegrante Champagne Cocktail

Prep: 5 minutes

Serve it with: A dessert bar featuring decadent chocolate sweets


  • 1 ounce  chilled pomegranate juice or chilled cranberry juice (2 tablespoons)
  • 3 ounces  chilled champagne (6 tablespoons)
  • 1 teaspoon  pomegranate seeds (optional)


1.Pour the pomegranate juice into a champagne flute. Slowly add champagne. Garnish with pomegranate seeds (optional). Serve immediately. Makes 1 serving.


#2 Ultra Alexander

A sweet blend of brandy, creme de cocoa, chocolate syrup, and whipped cream makes the ultimate dessert or party drink.

Prep: 10 minutes

Serve it with: Almond shortbread cookies dipped in chocolate


  •  Ice
  • 1 1/3 jiggers brandy (2 ounces)
  • 1 1/3 creme de cacao (2 ounces)
  • 1 tablespoon  whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon  chocolate syrup
  •  Chocolate shavings


1.Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add brandy, creme de cacao, whipping cream, and chocolate syrup. Shake, strain, and serve in a glass. Sprinkle with chocolate shavings. Makes 1 serving.


#3 Mojito Sparkler

This refreshing blend of rum, fresh mint, lime juice, and sugar is a party favorite. Add a splash of club soda for a bit of fizz.

Prep:5 minutes

Serve it with:Classic Mexican dishes with a twist


  • 6 fresh mint leaves
  • 1 1/2 - 2 jiggers gold rum (2 to 3 ounces)
  • 1 teaspoon  lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons  superfine sugar
  •  Ice
  •  Club soda

1.Crush leaves in the bottom of a tall glass. Pour in rum, lime juice, and sugar. Add ice, stir and top with club soda. Makes 1 serving.