Thanksgiving Sparkler

Thanksgiving Sparkler

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 5 min
  • Serving: 5 Servings

Thanksgiving Day is the perfect time to toast a bountiful meal and a healthy and happy family. Serve this flavorful sparkler with a heartwarming ‘cheers’ to the big day.


  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 lemon wedge
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 5 cubes light brown sugar
  • 5 ounces brandy
  • 1 bottle chilled sparkling wine
  • Fresh nutmeg


  1. Place the brown sugar on a small plate and then rub a lemon wedge along the rim of 5 champagne glasses. Dip each glass rim into the prepared sugar to adhere.
  2. Place the cinnamon, cloves, allspice and ginger into a cocktail shaker, stir and then evenly divide between the prepared glasses.
  3. Drop 1 sugar cube into each glass along with 1 ounce of brandy. Stir the mixture to combine and then top each glass with the sparkling wine and some freshly grated nutmeg. Serve immediately.

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