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Blueberry Fig Sparkler

Blueberry Fig Sparkler

Recipe by Fashion Edible

Prosecco or sparkling grape juice adds a bubbly burst to this blueberry fig sparkler. Filled with fresh blueberry flavor and a dash of fig jam, blueberry fig sparklers will be a hit at your next holiday get together. Make a few batches and share with the whole crew!

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 6 ounces fresh blueberries
  • ¼ cup fig jam
  • ½ cup simple syrup or liquid sugar
  • 1 bottle Prosecco, chilled (or sparkling white grape juice)
  • Fresh rosemary

Preparation

Instructions

  1. In a saucepan over medium-high heat, bring blueberries, fig jam and simple syrup to a boil.
  2. Boil for about 5 minutes, mashing fruit with a fork.
  3. Remove from stove and strain through a sieve; cool slightly (or to room temperature).
  4. Combine strained mixture with Prosecco (or sparkling white grape juice).
  5. Transfer to champagne flutes and garnish with fresh rosemary sprig.

Variations

For a mocktail version,  substitute Prosecco with sparkling white grape juice.