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Champagne Gelee Cocktail

  • Servings: 10

Photography: YASU+JUNKO

Source: Martha Stewart Living, November 2013


  • 2 cups white grape juice, divided
  • 3 packets unflavored gelatin
  • 2 1/2 cups Champagne (or sparkling wine like Prosecco or Cava), plus more for pouring
  • 1/2 cup St-Germain liqueur
  • Pomegranate seeds


  1. Bring 1 cup grape juice to a boil. Whisk in gelatin until dissolved. Pour the mixture into a 9-by-13-inch baking dish. Stir in 1 more cup of grape juice, 2 1/2 cups of Champagne or sparkling wine, and St-Germain liqueur. Let chill until the gelatin is set, 2 to 3 hours. Cut the gelatin into cubes and distribute it among glasses, also dropping pomegranate seeds in each. When ready to serve, pour more Champagne over the gelee (serve with small spoons).

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  • joselima
    25 NOV, 2013
    Made this cocktail for a swanky dinner party and it was a hit! Very festive looking, especially during the Thanksgiving & Christmas holiday season. Although our gelee cubes didn't look as flawless as those on the recipe photo (ours had lots of air bubbles), the effect was still lovely. I'd suggest mixing the remaining liquids to the gelatin while it's still in the bowl and then pouring it into the pan to set, which may help to reduce the air bubbles. Either way, your guests will be impressed!