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French 75 Cocktail Recipe

French 75

Published: December 16, 2020 at 9:00 am
  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 1

Raise a celebratory glass with our French 75 recipe. This classic champagne cocktail is simple to make but looks stunning, perfect for the party season


Serve up some French 75 cocktails at a festive gathering, then check out our kir royale, grenadine and champagne cocktails and more champagne cocktail recipes.

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  • 25ml London dry gin
  • 12.5ml lemon juice
  • 12.5ml (make your own by dissolving 250g caster sugar in 250ml hot water) sugar syrup
  • Champagne
  • to serve lemon peel


  • STEP 1

    Put the first three ingredients in a shaker, fill with ice and shake hard, then strain into a flute and top with champagne. Using a zester or peeler, peel a long strip of lemon zest, being careful not to get too much pith. Twist over the flute to release the oils and drop into the glass.


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