Sugar Plum Punch Recipe

by Amber on December 6, 2010

Looking for a festive holiday cocktail? How about this Nutcracker-inspired Sugar Plum Fairy Punch! Created by the fine folks at Lounge ON20, this cocktail is an ode to the tart and sweet tastes of the season. It blends cranberry juice with homemade plum rosemary syrup. Top with beautifully sugar-coated black grapes, and you have a cheerful holiday drink.

Sugar Plum Punch recipe

Sugar Plum Fairy Punch Recipe

 1 oz. vodka
1 oz. Plum Wine
1 oz. Rosemary – Plum Simple Syrup
2 oz. White Cranberry Juice
.25 oz. St Germain
.25 oz. Fresh Lime Juice
Splash of Champagne / Sparkling Wine


Rosemary – Plum Simple Syrup Recipe

1/2 lb Seedless Black Grapes

8 oz. Sundried Plums

1 sprig of Rosemary

48 oz of Water

3 cups of Sugar

In a sauce pan add all ingredients and slowly bring to a boil. Remove from heat and cool. Stain mixture.


Frozen Sugar Coated Black Grapes

Use seedless Black Grapes

Spear two or three grapes onto a toothpick.

Roll in Sugar and place grapes on parchment paper and freeze.

Use a martini shaker and add the Sugar Plum Fairy Punch ingredients except for the Champagne / Sparkling wine.

Add ice and shake for 10-15 seconds. Strain in a fluted Champagne glass. Top with Champange / Sparking wine.

Garnish with Frozen Sugar Coated Black Grapes (seedless). Cheers!


Kid-Friendly Non-alcoholic Version

5 – 6 oz. White Cranberry Juice

1 oz. Rosemary – Plum Simple Syrup

.25 oz Fresh Lime Juice

1 – 2 oz. of Sparkling Apple Cider

Garnish with Frozen Sugar Coated Black Grapes (seedless)

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Nicole December 8, 2010 at 7:09 pm

Good St. Nick in a sled, this looks absolutely divine. Will be throwing this together the minute I get away from "dry" land. Thanks for sharing, Amber!


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