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Pomegranate Kir Royale

  • Author: Lauren Grant of Zestful Kitchen
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 cocktail 1x
  • Cuisine: Cocktail


This jewel-toned Pomegranate Kir Royale is about as easy and as festive as cocktails come. Only two ingredients (three optional add-ins) is all you need to create this delicious take on the classic champagne cocktail.



1 ounce pomegranate liqueur (such as Pama)

4 ounces chilled dry sparkling wine such as Champagne, Prosecco, or Cava

Dash bitters (optional)

Pomegranate seeds

Lemon twist


Pour liqueur into a champagne flute and top sparkling wine.

Finish with a dash of bitter, if using, and garnish with pomegranate seeds and a lemon twist.


Serving a crowd? Here’s how much booze you should buy:

Serving 10: 1 bottle pomegranate liqueur and 2 bottles sparkling wine

Serving 20: 1 bottle pomegranate liqueur and 4 bottles sparkling wine

Serving 30: 2 bottles pomegranate liqueur and 6 bottles sparkling wine