Bubbles make every occasion special, but this Elderflower French 75 recipe takes cocktails to a whole new level!
This Elderflower French 75 recipe has 3 of my favorite spirits in it: elderflower, gin and Prosecco. And you know you are in for something special with that combination of alcohol.
Because we all know that bubbles are always fun to sip on.
But this cocktail is so much more than just bubbles. It's a cocktail for many occasions. You can break it out for a special occasion or just to enjoy with a few friends. But don't let the frilly presentation fool you, this French 75 packs a punch.
Some might even say it's a strong drink in disguise. But whatever you choose to call it, it's delicious!
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- elderflower liqueur
- Prosecco or sparkling wine
If you need more elderflower recipes to finish your bottle check out all of our elderflower cocktails!
Don't worry, this isn't a hard drink to make. Follow these simple steps.
- Add ice to your favorite shaker
- Add the Elderflower Liqueur, lemon juice and gin.
- Shake vigorously to combine liquids.
- Divide shaker contents into champagne flutes.
- Top with Prosecco and serve
You might be surprised, but yes you can! Even though it contains Prosecco you can still prep some of the mixture ahead of time. Simply mix everything but the Prosecco in a shaker and then top with bubbles as people arrive.
The liqueur has a delicate floral flavor that is more subtle than you’d expect. Since elderflower liqueur is rather sweet, you can easily use it to replace other sweeteners in your cocktail recipes like simple syrup, agave and maple syrup.
It's recommended that it is used within 6 months of opening the bottle for the best taste. Once you try elderflower, you won't have a problem using the bottle before it goes bad.
These tools aren't necessary but they sure do make the process a lot easier!
- Lemon Squeezer - Once you stop trying to hand squeeze lemons, and switch to even a basic handheld lemon squeezer, your life will be changed forever. It's one of my favorite cocktail tools.
- Measuring Cups - If you don't want to use a shot glass or you're making big-batch cocktails, measuring cups are a great substitute and they have so many other uses!
- Cocktail shaker - A good cocktail shaker is a tool every good hostess needs in their kitchen. You won't believe the difference it makes for a cocktail when you mix it up in a shaker. You get that perfect ice-cold mixture!
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- Looking for a refreshing cocktail? These Bubbly Strawberry Mojitos are the perfect fit.
- Tequila and Prosecco are a match made in heaven with these Mimosa Margaritas
Elderflower French 75 Recipe
- 2 ounces Gin
- 1 ounce Elderflower liqueur
- 1 ounce Lemon juice
- 2 ounces Prosecco
- Pour gin, elderflower and lemon juice in a shaker and combine.
- Strain shaker contents into champagne flutes.
- Top with chilled prosecco.
- Garnish with a lemon twist.
- Serve immediately
Nutrition info not guaranteed to be accurate.
Bubbles make everyone happy! Be the best host in town when you serve a make this French 75 recipe for your next brunch! This tasty cocktail is proof positive that you can improve a classic.