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Platinum Sparkle
© Tina Rupp

Platinum Sparkle

  • SERVINGS: Makes 1 Drink

For parties, Kathy Casey premixes the first four ingredients in large batches (3 parts vodka to 1 part each liqueur, Lillet and lemon juice). When she's ready to pour, she fills a shaker with ice and 3 ounces of the mixture, shakes, strains into a glass and tops with Champagne.

cocktails Glassware Guide

  1. Ice
  2. 1 1/2 ounces vodka
  3. 1/2 ounce maraschino liqueur
  4. 1/2 ounce Lillet blanc
  5. 1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice
  6. 1/2 ounce brut Champagne
  7. 1 brandied or maraschino cherry, for garnish
  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the vodka, liqueur, Lillet and lemon juice; shake well. Strain into a chilled martini glass or flute and stir in the Champagne. Garnish with the cherry.