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The Love Potion Cocktail

The "love potion" cocktail! Blackberry thyme + champagne <3

Though we don’t typically do a whole lot when it comes to Valentine’s Day around here, I do like to commemorate the occasion in some small way each year. Whether it’s a homemade dinner with girlfriends or a blanket fort with my man friend, there’s one thing that should always be considered and that’s a festive beverage. Not to fear – I’ve got you covered. This right here is the best Valentine’s day cocktail in existence! One part blackberry syrup, one part sparkling wine, with a little bit of love sprinkled in for good measure. It’s pink, it’s sparkly, it’s the perfect concoction for the upcoming holiday.  

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The Love Potion Cocktail
Serves 4
A little sweet, a little bubbly, it makes for the most delicious celebratory cocktail.
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Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
10 min
Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
10 min
100 calories
19 g
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85 g
3 g
18 g
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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
85g
Servings
4
Amount Per Serving
Calories 100
Calories from Fat 1
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
0%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 3mg
0%
Total Carbohydrates 19g
6%
Dietary Fiber 1g
3%
Sugars 18g
Protein 0g
Vitamin A
1%
Vitamin C
5%
Calcium
1%
Iron
1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. FOR THE BLACKBERRY SYRUP
  2. 1/3 cup blackberries, plus 8 more for garnish
  3. 1/3 cup water
  4. 1/3 cup sugar
  5. FOR THE COCKTAIL
  6. 1 bottle of prosecco or champagne
  7. FOR THE GARNISH
  8. 4 sprigs of thyme
Instructions
  1. 1. In a small saucepan, bring the blackberried, water and sugar to a boil. Turn to low and let simmer for 10 minutes. Strain blackberries and let syrup cool.
  2. 2. Add 2 tbsp. of syrup to the bottom of each glass. Top with champagne and add in a sprig of thyme and 2 blackberries!
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    supal {chevrons & éclairs}
    February 5, 2015 at 7:57 am

    andddd pinned/so pretty! Uh I take Valentine’s day to a whole new level, especially the day after chocolate sales! x

    • Reply
      Jacquelyn
      February 5, 2015 at 12:05 pm

      haha all bets are off when the chocolate goes on sale!

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    karlee thomas
    February 5, 2015 at 10:34 am

    So lovely! Where are the beautiful glasses from?

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    LoveCompassionateLee
    February 5, 2015 at 10:56 am

    For me, sparkling beverages are synonymous with celebration! I’ll definitely enjoy this recipe on the 14th. Happy Thursday :)

    • Reply
      Jacquelyn
      February 5, 2015 at 12:06 pm

      I couldn’t agree more!

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    Gillian
    February 5, 2015 at 2:13 pm

    This is beautiful and I love the way you styled it!

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    Miriam
    February 5, 2015 at 5:10 pm

    I just have to say that the photos are beautiful! The colour of the cocktail, the silver and everything works so perfectly togerther! Great work!

    xx Miriam

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    megan
    February 7, 2015 at 2:25 pm

    These look so delicious! I just have to make these. Your photos are stunning. Glad I stumbled upon this fab recipe via pinterest.

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    May 29, 2015 at 1:00 am

    Oh so pretty!! I was looking for a cocktail to serve next week at my bday party and I think I just found it!! Thank you for sharing! http://www.houseofandaloo.com

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    November 30, 2015 at 6:34 pm

    This looks so beautiful and refreshing!

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    Kayla Watkins
    February 1, 2016 at 9:34 pm

    Love this! I’m adding a hyperlink to it tomorrow, because I’m doing a post on a V-day party :) Beautiful blog!

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    February 6, 2016 at 10:37 am

    So glad I found your website. It’s quite lovely!

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    Katie
    March 21, 2016 at 12:11 pm

    Hi! Lovely recipe! I’m making it for my boyfriend’s birthday this weekend. We’ve had a bottle of Champagne waiting for a special occasion for ages! So it’s time to use it!! I was just wondering, how long can the blackberry syrup keep for? I want to try it out a few days before hand with some sparkling wine. Would it be ok? or would it go bad?

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      Jacquelyn Clark
      March 21, 2016 at 5:21 pm

      Love that idea! It would definitely last 4-5 days in the fridge, no problem!

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    Marsha
    April 15, 2016 at 1:22 pm

    So simple…..so delicious! I suppose other fruits could be substituted for the blackberries???

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      Jacquelyn Clark
      April 18, 2016 at 12:27 pm

      Oh, 100%! I made it with raspberries once and it was JUST as good!

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