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!

Staff Picks

The Gemini

Rating: 4.03 stars
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.

Lavender Champagne

Rating: 3.63 stars
This recipe for lavender Champagne is featured in the Fall 2007 issue of Martha Stewart Weddings.

Basil French 75

Rating: 3.92 stars
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

Lemon Sorbet with Prosecco

Rating: 3 stars
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.

Kir Royales

Rating: 3.73 stars
Made with Champagne and creme de cassis (a blackcurrant liqueur), the classic French cocktail is fruity and refreshing. For a casual affair, serve your Kir Royales in stemless glasses.

Mandarin Cocktail

Rating: 3.67 stars
Try this simple champagne cocktail for a delicious drink perfect for special occasions. Also try:Cranberry Sparkler

Sorbet and Champagne Cocktail

Rating: 3.74 stars
The Champagne cocktail, an instant mood lightener, was the official drink of the "bright young things" who flitted through the novels of Evelyn Waugh. In this version, a scoop of sorbet takes the place of the traditional sugar and bitters and turns this classic into a delicious holiday slush.


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.

Menning Mimosa

Rating: 3.36 stars
This fabulous recipe for a menning mimosa is a perfect cocktail to serve at any celebration.

Pineapple-Raspberry Bellini

This bubbly drink is inspired by a French martini.

Inspiration and Ideas

20 Signature Cocktails Perfect for Your Fall Wedding
Drinks like mulled wine, hot toddies, and spiced cider will help your guests feel warm and cozy throughout the night.
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.

Champagne Fizz

Our bubbly update on the classic Champagne cocktail features a piece of candied ginger rather than a bitters-saturated sugar cube.