Total time: 8 minutes | Serves 1
Note: Adapted from "Imbibe!," originally created by the young Edward VII of the United Kingdom.
- 1 teaspoon powdered sugar, or to taste
- Dash Angostura bitters
- 1 1/2 ounces rye whiskey
- 1/4 teaspoon Maraschino liqueur
- Small square of pineapple (1-inch square by 1/2 -inch thick)
- 1 ounce brut Champagne
- Strip of lemon zest
Step 1Put the sugar in a mixing glass with the bitters and one-half teaspoon water. Stir briefly until it has dissolved. Add the rye, the maraschino and pineapple chunk. Fill two-thirds full of cracked ice and shake vigorously to crush the pineapple. Strain into a chilled martini glass; add the cold Champagne. Garnish with a twist of lemon zest. Serve immediately.
143 calories; 0 protein; 7 grams carbohydrates; 0 fiber; 0 fat; 0 cholesterol; 1 mg. sodium.