Maibowle Recipe

Maibowle is a traditional German summer drink, which is tasty and easy to prepare. Learn how to make/prepare Maibowle by following this easy recipe.
Maibowle Recipe
Difficulty Easy
Recipe Type Veg.
Serves 6
  • 3 lb fresh Strawberries
  • 3 tbsp Sugar
  • 3 tsp Cinnamon (powdered)
  • 1 bottle (750 ml) Dry White Wine (preferably white burgundy)
  • 3 bottles Chilled Champagne (brut or extra-dry)
How to make Maibowle:
  • Wash the strawberries well and slice them.
  • Place the strawberries in a large bowl and add sugar, cinnamon and white wine. Stir well.
  • Leave the mixture in the refrigerator overnight, to allow the contents to mix well.
  • Remove the mixture 15 minutes before serving and transfer to a large pitcher.
  • Fill with champagne and put the pitcher into the refrigerator, for 10 minutes.
  • Pour the drink in wide, flat glasses and serve with a bit of fruit in each glass.