5 Stunning Champagne Cocktails

New Year’s Eve is on the horizon which means that it is time to stock up on some bubbly and ring in the new year with a proper glass of champagne, prosecco, or a champagne cocktail!

If you choose to just have a straight glass of champagne, there is no harm in that. But why not mix up a beautiful cocktail to be festive? And, to save a buck, you should check out this list for top 5 champagne bottles under $20.

Here are 5 stunning cocktail recipes for your New Year’s Eve bash – enjoy!

French 75

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Ingredients:

  • 5 oz. gin
  • .75 oz. lemon juice
  • .75 oz. agave
  • .5 oz. prosecco
  • Lemon twist

Directions: Add gin, lemon juice, and agave to shaker and shake well with ice. Strain into coupe or flute glass and top with prosecco. Add a twist of lemon and enjoy!

Champagne Margaritas

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Ingredients (makes 6 cocktails):

  • 1/2 c. fresh lime juice
  • 1 c. silver tequila
  • 1/2 c. orange liquer
  • 1 bottle champagne (about 3 cups)
  • lime wedges, for rim
  • salt, for rim

Directions: combine all ingredients in a pitcher and stir well. Moisten rims of glasses with lime wedge and dip in salt. Divide margaritas in between flute glasses and garnish with lime.

Cranberry Mimosa

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Ingredients:

  • 1 1/4 cups orange juice
  • 1 1/4 cups pineapple juice
  • 1/2 cup cranberry juice
  • 1 (25.4-ounce) bottle sparkling white wine, chilled
  • 1/2 cup cranberries
  • 8 sprigs fresh rosemary

Directions: In a pitcher, combine orange, pineapple, and cranberry juice. Fill champagne flutes halfway with juice mixture, top with prosecco and garnish with rosemary and cranberries.

Lillet Spritz

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Ingredients:

  • 1 (750-milliliter) bottle chilled Lillet blanc
  • 2 c. chilled fresh orange juice
  • 1 (750-milliliter) bottle chilled prosecco
  • Edible flowers, for serving

Directions: Combine Lillet, orange juice, and prosecco in a pitcher. Serve in champagne glasses and garnish with flowers.

Blackberry Thyme Champagne Cocktail

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Ingredients:

For the blackberry syrup:

  • 1/3 C. water
  • 1/3 C. blackberries

For the cocktail:

  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 bottle of Prosecco or champagne
  • 4 sprigs of thyme and 8 blackberries

Directions: Bring the water and blackberries to a boil in a small saucepan. Turn to low to simmer for ten minutes. Strain syrup and set aside.

In the bottom of your glass add 2 tbsp. of syrup and top with champagne. Garnish with a sprig of thyme and 2 blackberries.

Cheers!

Danyelle