Champagne Cocktail Recipes

It doesn't have to be New Year's Eve for you to enjoy a bubbly cocktail or Champagne punch. Our easy recipes are delicious any time of year. Start with the classics and then experiment with all kinds of flavors. Cheers!

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The Gemini

Rating: 4 stars 36
Bringing together tart and sweet, floral and fruity, this refreshing concoction owes its origin to the elderflower liqueur. Perfect for a summer get-together, it's guaranteed to delight.

Cranberry-Orange Sparkler

Rating: 3.5 stars 151
Sparkling, tart, and the prettiest shade of blush, these sparklers are -- dare we say -- more enticing than a plain old mimosa.

Pineapple-Raspberry Bellini

This bubbly drink is inspired by a French martini.

Bellini

Originated in Venice, Italy, this Champagne cocktail has become one of the most popular brunch drinks of all time. It's best made with fresh peach puree.

Lavender Champagne

Rating: 3.5 stars 32
This recipe for lavender Champagne is featured in the Fall 2007 issue of Martha Stewart Weddings.

Basil French 75

Rating: 4 stars 12
All kinds of cocktails perk up when herbs are added to the mix. The key to extracting the herbs' flavors and fragrant oils is muddling -- done with a traditional bar tool (that's similar to a mortar and pestle but gentler on delicate leaves) or the end of a wooden spoon. Try these cocktails: Mint-Ginger Caipiroska, Cilantro Negroni, Tequila-Thyme Lemonade

Blood Orange Champagne Cocktails

Rating: 3.5 stars 230
The blood-orange juice turns what would ordinarily be a mimosa into a lovely ruby-tinted cocktail.

Champagne Punch

Rating: 3.5 stars 349
Raise a glass to sunny days and balmy nights with this refreshing champagne-and-fruit cocktail.

Lemon Sorbet with Prosecco

Rating: 3 stars 49
Inspired by a classic cocktail made with limoncello (a lemon liqueur) and Prosecco (Italian sparkling wine), this incredibly refreshing dessert is a cinch to make. Serve with biscotti or your favorite Italian cookies.

Limoncello Sparkler

Add summery Italian flair to your glass of prosecco with a splash of sunny limoncello and a sprig of fresh rosemary in this sparkling cocktail.

Menning Mimosa

Rating: 3.5 stars 247
This fabulous recipe for a menning mimosa is a perfect cocktail to serve at any celebration.
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Inspiration and Ideas

20 Celebratory Champagne-Themed Wedding Ideas
Your guests won't be able to help but raise a glass in honor of these unique ideas.
23 Bottles of Bubbly to Pop on Your Wedding Day
Whether you drink these bottles while getting ready with your bridesmaids or share them with your intimate guest list during dinner, they're the ultimate way to celebrate your new marriage.
Kumquat-Champagne Cocktails
Rating: 5 stars 3

Candied kumquats are a colorful addition to these celebratory sparkling drinks.