Kalte ente (cold duck)
Duck German Beverages
Last updated 6/12/2012 12:45:57 AM. Recipe ID 5995. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Kalte ente (cold duck)
Categories: German, Beverages, Ethnic
Yield: 4 Servings
2 tb Lemon juice
3 tb Sugar
2 pk Moselle wine
1 pk Champagne
Chill wine and champagne.
Chill glass punch bowl thoroughly in refrigerator or by filling with
ice. When cold, dissolve suger in lemon juice in it. Peel lemon in
spiral, with top of lemon left on. Rub lemon spiral around sides of
bowl and leave peel in bowl, hanging top end over edge. Pour wine
over peel and let stand in refrigerator, 15-20 minutes. Add chilled
Serve in glass punch cups, with 1-2 small ice cubes in each cup.
If you like a greater sparkle, add a glass of club soda.
This is the original of the now popular bottled wine drink.
Classically, it is made with white wine and German champagne.
The spiral of lemon peel, cut with the top of the lemon left on to
be hung over the side of the punch bowl, is the "cold duck" that
inspired the drink's name. The homemade version is an elegant far cry
from the insipid bottled version.
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