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French 75 Champagne Cocktail


  • 1 1/2 ounces cognac
  • Champagne
  • 1 ounce fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • Ice
  • 1 fresh lemon twist

Prep Time:

1 minute

Cook Time:



Festive holiday gatherings call for a festive signature cocktail. French 75 Champagne Cocktail, made famous at Arnaud’s in New Orleans, is the perfect drink to serve for small parties and special occasions. This version features cognac, fresh squeezed lemon juice and sugar topped with bubbly-cold champagne and a lemon twist.

Why Try? Celebrate the holidays in style with a stylish champagne cocktail!

Foodie Byte: For easy serving, prepare a small pitcher of French 75’s; combine 9 ounces cognac, 6 ounces lemon juice and 2 tablespoons sugar in a small pitcher filled halfway with ice and stir until sugar is dissolved. Strain equally into 6 champagne flutes. Top each with champagne and a lemon peel twist.


  1. Combine cognac, lemon juice and sugar in shaker; add ice and shake until chilled.
  2. Strain into champagne glass.
  3. Top with a splash of champagne and a lemon twist.

Nutritional Information

Calories 186, Carbohydrates 7g, Fat 0.07g, Fat Calories 0.61, Fiber 0.09g, Protein 0.1g, Saturated Fat 0.01g, Sodium 0.33mg. Daily Values: Calcium 1.74mg 0%, Phos 2.27mg 0%, Zinc 0.01mg 0%, Panto 0.04mg 0%, Biotin 0.09mcg 30%, Magnesium 1.7mg 0%, Iron 0.02mg 0%, Vitamin B6 1%, Vitamin C 18%, Vit E-a-Toco 0%, Vitamin A 0%. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.