French 75 Champagne Cocktail

French 75 Champagne Cocktail

French 75 Champagne Cocktail

Prep Time

1 minute

Cook Time



1 people

Festive holiday gatherings call for a festive signature cocktail. French 75 Champagne Cocktail, made famous at Arnaud’s in New Orleans, is the perfect drink to serve for small parties and special occasions. This version features cognac, fresh squeezed lemon juice and sugar topped with bubbly-cold champagne and a lemon twist.

Why Try? Celebrate the holidays in style with a stylish champagne cocktail!

For easy serving, prepare a small pitcher of French 75’s; combine 9 ounces cognac, 6 ounces lemon juice and 2 tablespoons sugar in a small pitcher filled halfway with ice and stir until sugar is dissolved. Strain equally into 6 champagne flutes. Top each with champagne and a lemon peel twist.


  • 1 1/2 ounces cognac
  • Champagne
  • 1 ounce fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • Ice
  • 1 fresh lemon twist


  • 1 Combine cognac, lemon juice and sugar in shaker; add ice and shake until chilled.
  • 2 Strain into champagne glass.
  • 3 Top with a splash of champagne and a lemon twist.


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