If you’re looking an easy cocktail to whip up for your gang when they visit, then why not try this Sparkling Grapefruit cocktail, courtesy of HGTV? This champagne-based cocktail combines Campari and star anise for a delightful mirage of flavors.
Sparkling Grapefruit Cocktail
A champagne punch you can whip up for your mates!
In a small saucepan bring one cup water, sugar and anise to a boil. Stir frequently until sugar dissolves. Remove pan from heat and let cool. Pour mix through a sieve. Discard anise pods. Cover the anise syrup and refrigerate about 3 hours, or up to one week.
When ready to serve, combine grapefruit juice, Campari and anise syrup in a large pitcher. Divide into tall flutes and top with champagne or sparkling wine. Serve immediately.