“Come quickly, I am tasting the stars!”
That fabulously descriptive (and apt) quote is often attributed to Dom Pérignon, the 17th-century monk after whom the prestigious champagne brand is named, thanks to his contributions to the art of making champagne.
And, though we don’t actually know if it was Brother Dom who first uttered those words, many would agree that they are spot on. Champagne is, well, delicious, a golden river of bubbly perfection!
Historically associated with royalty and grand events, it is little wonder champagne is synonymous with celebrations – and there aren’t too many celebrations that are bigger or more special than your wedding day.
But, you can do more than just drink champagne, it’s delectable in food, especially in cakes. Champagne can be added to your wedding cake’s batter for added sweetness or, even better, add it to your icing as a surprise twist.
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Here are 10 clever champagne-based ideas (some with recipes) that will ensure you can use our favourite tipple for more than just your ceremonial toast.
A creamy delight, this champagne vanilla pudding makes a perfect addition to your wedding dessert table. A fun way to serve it is in long shot glasses topped with strawberries.
Image: Bobby’s Baking Blog
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