Easy Champagne Fizz Cocktail - this classic champagne cocktail is made with gin and lemon juice and topped with bubbly for a sophisticated and delicious beverage perfect for ringing in the new year with!
This delicious bubbly drink is easy to make and full of flavor - perfect for holiday celebrations!
We’re making this drink with champagne (or Prosecco, to be a bit more budget friendly), gin, and lemon - it is light, refreshing, and crisp - perfect to pair with Lobster Tails, Prime Rib, or appetizers like Bacon Raspberry Cheese Bites, Cheese Dip, Buttery soft rolls, and more!
This drink is perfect to bring in the New Year with - or to toast a fabulous Christmas dinner!
You can even decorate it with some pretty toothpicks like we did for a party - this drink is perfect anytime you want to celebrate in style!
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What Champagne To Use
While I am a huge fan of Veuve, this recipe is best with a champagne
(or more likely Prosecco, since it is less expensive) you love the taste of - but is inexpensive.
If you really want to use expensive champagne, go for it - but you can also make this recipe with some great picks under $15.
You’ll want to use a good quality sparkling wine you like the taste of - but because we’re adding lemon and gin, it’s a bit worthless to add really expensive champagne.
What Gin To Use
For champagne based gin drinks, it is best to pick a botanical gin with citrus and herbal notes - not a dry or juniper gin that will have a stronger flavor.
We recommend Hendricks, Botanist, or another light botanical gin - we made this recipe with Hendricks.
We do not recommend Tanqueray, cardamom based gins, or strong peppery gins.
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These cocktails are all delicious and fun - we really love the theatrical Feuerzangenbowle - Flaming German Rum Punch Recipe - it is mulled wine in a punch bowl, with a rum soaked flaming sugar cube on top - just like from German Christmas markets! So fun and delicious!
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Easy Champagne Fizz Cocktail
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This classic champagne cocktail is made with gin and lemon juice and topped with bubbly for a sophisticated and delicious beverage perfect for ringing in the new year with!
- 1½ ounces gin
- 1 ounce lemon juice
- 1 teaspoon simple syrup
- 3 ounces prosecco
- Lemon wedge, for garnish
- Add the gin, lemon juice, and simple syrup to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake for 15 seconds.
- Strain into a champagne flute and top with prosecco.
- Garnish with a lemon wedge and serve.
- Use fresh lemon juice for best flavor.
- Champagne or prosecco may be used in this recipe.
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Amount Per Serving Calories 210Total Fat 0gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 0mgSodium 14mgCarbohydrates 15gFiber 3gSugar 7gProtein 1g
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