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Peach Sparkler

For the wedding toast, dress up Champagne or sparkling cider by floating peach slices infused with sugar and lemon juice. The drinks look festive and taste delicious.

  • Yield: Makes 24

Photography: Riley & Riley

Source: Martha Stewart Weddings, Summer 2004


  • 1 peach, pitted and cut into 24 thin wedges
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 3 bottles (750 ml each) Champagne, or sparkling apple cider or grape juice


  1. Put peach wedges in a shallow 9-by-9-inch baking dish. Sprinkle with sugar, and drizzle with lemon juice; toss gently to coat. Refrigerate until peach wedges release their juice, about 1 hour.

  2. Place a peach wedge in each glass, and fill with Champagne, cider, or juice.


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