French 75 | Classic Champagne Cocktail Recipe

Looking for a classic champagne cocktail for your next party or brunch?. Try the French 75 – a classic champagne cocktail made with gin and Cointreau, plus fresh lemon juice.

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How to make a French 75 Classic Champagne Cocktail

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1 cocktail
Calories: 101kcal
Author: Kelly DiMascio
This French 75 Classic Champagne Cocktail is made with champagne, lemon, gin, and Cointreau.  This is my favorite champagne cocktail.  Use a bottle of good champagne and a top-shelf gin for this cocktail.
For a twist use a bottle of pink champagne.
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  • 1/2 oz lemon juice - fresh squeezed
  • 1 oz gin - top-shelf
  • 1/2 oz Cointreau
  • 2 oz champagne - good quality


  • Combine lemon juice, Gin and Cointreau in a cocktail shaker filled with ice cubes. 
  • Shake well, then pour into a champagne flute. 
  • Fill the flute with champagne and garnish with a lemon twist.


Feel free to substitute Cognac if you don't have Cointreau.


Calories: 101kcal | Vitamin C: 5.5mg
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