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5 Champagne Cocktail Recipes To Celebrate Pride In Style

5 Champagne Cocktail Recipes To Celebrate Pride In Style

Champagne is a great way to celebrate the launch of our Special Design Pride box. We teamed up with the champagne experts at Gifts International to bring you the best Champagne Cocktail recipes out there.

From mango sunset bellinis to strawberry champagne mojitos, standby for the tastiest  summer cocktails – soon to be in your hand. It’s time to get creative and create some cocktails with fizz…

1 Raspberry fizz

What you’ll need (makes 1):

  • 4 raspberries (or more if you like)
  • 25ml raspberry liqueur
  • Chilled champagne
  • Pestle and mortar
  • Champagne flute

How to make it:

  • Put all of the raspberries into a mortar and use the pestle to crush them
  • Scoop the crushed raspberries into a champagne flute
  • Top the flute up with 25ml of raspberry liqueur
  • Pour the chilled champagne on top
  • Garnish with a raspberry on the side or drop some whole ones into the flute for an extra burst of flavour

2 Mango sunset Bellini

What you’ll need (serves 2):

  • ½ very ripe mango
  • Chilled champagne
  • 1 tsp grenadine syrup
  • Blender (hand or electric will do)
  • Champagne flutes

How to make it:

  • Peel and chop a mango
  • Blend it with 100ml of the champagne until it has a smooth consistency
  • Pour the drink mixture evenly between the champagne flutes
  • Top the glasses up with more chilled champagne
  • Add a dash of grenadine syrup to bring the summer sunset to your glass

3 Bitter-sweet champagne cocktail

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What you’ll need (serves 1):

  • ½ tsp demerara sugar
  • 3-5 drops of Angostura bitters
  • ¼ lemon, juiced
  • Chilled champagne
  • Lemon zest to garnish
  • Champagne flutes

How to make it:

  • Put the sugar into a champagne flute
  • Add a couple of drops of Angostura bitters on top of the sugar
  • Squeeze in a few drops of juice from the lemon
  • Top the glasses up with champagne
  • Garnish with a strip of lemon zest

Top tip: Control the strength of your drink with the number of drops of bitters you add.

4 Fizzy fruit sorbet cocktail

What you’ll need (serves 6):

  • Sorbet of your choice
  • Chilled champagne
  • Thin fruit slices of your choice (strawberries and kiwi work well)
  • Martini or wine glasses

How to make it:

  • Put the glasses into the freezer for at least 30 minutes until well-chilled
  • Layer the bottom of the glasses with the fruit slices
  • Add 5-6 small scoops of the sorbets into glasses of your choice
  • Top them up with champagne

Top tip: Add a dash of sparkling elderflower into the mix for an extra fizz factor.

5 Strawberry champagne mojito

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What you’ll need (serves 4):

  • 150g strawberries, diced
  • 12-14 mint leaves
  • 4 tsps. superfine sugar
  • 120ml fresh lime juice
  • 120ml white rum
  • Chilled champagne
  • Muddler
  • Tall glasses

How to make it:

  • Place 30g of the strawberries, 3-4 mint leaves, 1 tsp of the sugar and 30ml of lime juice in each champagne flute
  • Use a muddler to crush these ingredients together until the mint begins to release oils
  • Stir 30ml of rum into each glass
  • Top up with champagne
  • Garnish with any remaining strawberries and mint leaves

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Lydia Woodward

Lydia Woodward

The Queen Of Curls

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