I was recently given a bottle of lovely Brut Spanish Cava as a gift. The problem is I am more of a sweet bubbles kind of girl (think Moscato d'Asti). Any suggestions on how I can use this? Sweet cocktails? Other ideas?

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Jon P. December 16, 2010
If you like it sweeter, just make some variation of a Kir Royale. A Kir Royale is champagne with a little creme de cassis (blackcurrant liqueur) in the bottom of the glass. Take whatever good-quality fruit liqueur you have available and put an ounce in the bottom of a champagne flute. Top with the cava and enjoy!
 
hardlikearmour December 13, 2010
drbabs has a nice recipe for plum prosecco sorbet, just sub the cava for the prosecco.
http://www.food52.com/recipes/6106_plum_prosecco_sorbet
 
lgault December 13, 2010
I made this drink from Mark Bittman over Thanksgiving! Try it: http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/01/dining/01mini.html?_r=1&ref=dining
 
hardlikearmour December 13, 2010
How about http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/Cava-Strawberry-and-Orange-Sorbet-1898 or http://www.epicurious.com/recipes/drink/views/Pluot-and-Prosecco-Fizz-353810 or a variation on a Bellini?
 
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