Silver Daisy (Sparkling Rum Cocktail) Recipe

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Vicky Wasik

The French 75 goes a little tiki in this rum-based rendition, from Jesse Cyr of Rob Roy in Seattle. Instead of the classic lemon, this version incorporates lime and a little orange curaçao. The drink is festively fizzy, fruity, and tart, with an underlying vanilla flavor thanks to the rum.

Recipe Facts

Active: 2 mins
Total: 2 mins
Serves: 1 serving

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Ingredients

  • 1/4 ounce (7ml) 2:1 simple syrup (see note)

  • 3/4 ounce (22ml) fresh juice from 1 or 2 limes

  • 1/2 ounce (15ml) orange curaçao

  • 1 1/2 ounces (45ml) lightly aged rum, such as El Dorado 5-Year

  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters

  • 2 ounces (60ml) chilled dry sparkling wine

Directions

  1. Add simple syrup, lime juice, curaçao, rum, and Angostura to a cocktail shaker and fill with ice. Shake until well chilled, about 12 seconds. Strain into a Champagne flute and top with sparkling wine.

Special equipment

Cocktail shaker and strainer

Notes

To make 2:1 simple syrup, combine 1 cup sugar with 1/2 cup water in a small saucepan and heat over medium heat, stirring constantly, until sugar is dissolved. Cool before using. Simple syrup will keep in a sealed container in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)
177 Calories
0g Fat
10g Carbs
0g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1
Amount per serving
Calories 177
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 4mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 4%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 6mg 32%
Calcium 8mg 1%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 68mg 1%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)