You will agree with me that glamorous champagne is the perfect drink for big occasions, so this New Year’s Eve night was not going to be less. But if you really want to surprise your guests with an attractive drink and the most trend, then forget about simply serving a glass of sparkling wine and decanting for one of these 13 champagne cocktails that will make you toast like never before on New Year’s Eve.
13 irresistible, fresh and sparkling combinations that you will want to try all, from the most classic and with their own name, to exotic and refreshing combinations. All are perfect to start the evening with a toast, break molds and serve between plates or why not, end the night with its bubbles.
Champagne and berries cocktail
Ideal for aperitifs, and with the added freshness of berries and mint. This cocktail served in a tall glass or cocktail glass is without a doubt a good start to our New Year’s Eve.
Ingredients: a jar of lemon sorbet, 1 bottle of champagne, 150 grams of berries (can be frozen), 1 tablespoon of sugar and some fresh mint leaves.
Preparation: If the fruits of the forest are frozen, we will introduce them in a saucepan with the sugar, letting them cook over low heat for 5 minutes, we can remove them when we see that they are thawed and that they have released their juice. Then we go through the Chinese and reserve the juice in a bowl and the fruits in another. We wash and chop the mint leaves finely. We put the lemon sorbet in the blender and add half the bottle of champagne, beat. Now we introduce the rest of the champagne, the berry juice and add the mint leaves.
Champagne cocktail with hibiscus flower
The champagne accompanied by this lovely flower of the hollyhock family, it becomes something unique and very special with a different color and a very sweet flavor. This cocktail will be perfect to see the stars with your boy or girl at sunrise and to welcome the new year together.
Ingredients: Two hibiscus flowers dried or in syrup, 1 bottle of champagne
Preparation: place a flower once rehydrated in each glass, open a bottle of our best champagne as the occasion deserves, and serve it over it. In a few seconds, the flower begins to tint our champagne a beautiful pink color. After the process, the flower is left with a jelly-like texture and is very rich, in my opinion because of its sweet taste. When you finish the glass, or if you continue toasting when you finish the bottle, you can eat the hibiscus flower that you will surely like.
Bellini champagne cocktail
Nice, that’s how they define it in the Crazy for Crust blog where we have found this classic champagne cocktail recipe, the truth is that you feel like just looking at the photograph And it seems tailor-made for New Years Eve.
Ingredients: 750 ml champagne, 125 ml raspberry sorbet, fresh raspberries for garnish
Preparation: Put a spoonful of sorbet in a flute glass. Fill with champagne and garnish with raspberries.
Champagne and cotton candy cocktail
I was left open-mouthed when I saw this cocktail featured on the Lauren Conrad blog, and that I certainly would not hesitate to prepare if I had a machine to make cotton candy. I assure you that if you decide to prepare it you will surprise your guests with this fluffy and sweet cocktail.
Ingredients: Strawberry flavored cotton candy, champagne, St Germain liqueur (elderberry liqueur)
Preparation: Put a cotton candy ball inside the glass, add a splash of St. Germain liqueur and fill to the brim with the champagne.
Champagne cocktail with coconut and pineapple
If you would like to be spending the end of the year in the Caribbean, but it has not been possible, let your imagination fly to the other side of the Atlantic with this tropical cocktail presented to us on the blog “Pinneapple & Coconut”, ingredients that, living up to their name, have been masterfully mixed with champagne to achieve this refreshing combination ideal for after a copious meal.
Ingredients: Natural pineapple juice, natural coconut juice, champagne, syrup (same amount of water as sugar), grated coconut
Preparation: Prepare the simple syrup by mixing a small amount of water with the same amount of sugar. Dip the rim of a champagne flute glass in the syrup and then in the grated coconut. Let it dry. Add 45 ml of each type of juice to the glass and fill with the champagne.
Champagne cocktail with strawberries and lime
Strawberry champagne mix is the perfect ally to give a romantic point to your New Year’s Eve. The mixture of the sweet and sour point of the fruit with the bubbly champagne manages to enhance the flavor of the latter, filling it with sensuality, as we are told in the blog “Savory Nothings”, where I have seen this cocktail.
This is a very simple cocktail that it is prepared directly over a very cold flute glass, and slightly dry flavor, but refreshing.
Ingredients: 3 tablespoons of fresh strawberry puree, ½ teaspoon of lime juice, 125 ml of champagne, fresh strawberries, lime zest or its rind, mint leaves
Preparation: Mix the strawberry puree with the lime juice a few hours before, and refrigerate in the fridge. Add it to the bottom of a flute glass and fill with champagne. Garnish with rind or zest of lime, fresh strawberries and mint leaves
Juniper and champagne cocktail
These small juniper pineapples are the stars of this original cocktail since, although they usually aromatize gin, this time they bring sparkling champagne to life in this cocktail, as I have found in the blog of “Martha Stewart”.
Bitter, with citrus and sweet nuances, these juniper berries add a peculiar touch to this cocktail only suitable for lovers of powerful flavors.
Ingredients: 65 g of sugar, 25 g of juniper berries, 750 ml of champagne, pine branches for garnish
Preparation: Dissolve the sugar in 300 milliliters of water, add the juniper berries and simmer, stirring until the sugar dissolves. Remove from heat and allow to cool completely. Strain and refrigerate. For each cocktail combine 3 tablespoons of this syrup with 125 milliliters of champagne. Garnish with pine sprigs and serve immediately.
Ginger, gin and champagne cocktail
The ginger flavor remember christmas. So this strong cocktail that I have seen on the blog “Delicious” made of gin and champagne with a ginger aroma, is perfect to say goodbye to the year and come to 2016 happy.
Ingredients: 150 ml of good quality gin, 100 ml of Belvoir or ginger punch, ½ lemon, 750 ml of champagne
Preparation: Put the gin in a jug with the ginger punch and lemon juice. Leave to marinate covered for 48 hours in the fridge. To serve, put 3 centimeters of the mixture in a flute glass and fill to the brim with champagne. Garnish with lemon peel.
Blueberry Champagne Cocktail
From the blog “One Sweet appetite” they propose a fantastic blueberry champagne cocktail, in this case red, but that can be changed for purple, easier to find in our stores.
In the blog recommends substitute ice cubes for frozen blueberries to keep the cocktail fresh and thus apart from flavor provide a very original color note. Be that as it may, it is a perfect luxury glass for these parties.
Ingredients: Cranberry juice, champagne and fresh frozen blueberries, lemon or lime for garnish
Preparation: Fill a glass or glass with frozen blueberries. Fill half with cold cranberry juice, complete with champagne until the glass is full. Garnish with lemon or lime rind.
Champagne and blue curaçao cocktail
With this suggestive color that they propose to us from the blog “Suzie sweet tooth” few guests will be able to resist this blue cocktail champagne and curaçao, a liqueur made by macerating a variety of bitter-rind orange in alcohol.
Ingredients: 30 ml of cold pineapple juice, 1 tablespoon of blue curaçao, champagne, sugar to decorate the rim of the glass
Preparation: In a champagne glass, decorate the rim with sugar, let it dry, then add the juice and the blue curaçao, fill with champagne until the glass is complete. Serve very cold.
Madame Cocktail or Champagne Cocktail with Orange
The Madame Cocktail is a classic Ideal combination if you prepare a brunch on January 1 and you still have the desire for champagne. It is very easy to prepare, so it is perfect for when we wake up tired after this long night, but we want to make a cocktail for our guests.
Ingredients: Ice frappe, champagne, fresh orange juice
Preparation: Fill a flute glass with ice frappe, add half of it with orange juice, fill with champagne.
Champagne and mojito cocktail
From the French blog “La Raffinerie culinaire” they bring us the perfect cocktail for those who do not want to do without champagne, but are true rum fans. A flavorful combination that is also seasoned with a passion fruit tip that has already made it irresistible, hence it is not surprising that the author has baptized it as Real Mojito.
Ingredients: 600 ml of rum, a dozen spearmint or mint leaves, 1 lime, 1 large passion fruit, 5 tablespoons of brown sugar, champagne
Preparation: Cut the lime into pieces. Remove the midrib from the mint leaves and split them in two. In a mortar, crush the leaves and the lime. In six flute glasses, put a small amount of the lime and mint mixture, distribute the sugar in the six glasses, as well as the passion fruit and rum. Mix well and complete with champagne.
Spiced apple, brandy and champagne cocktail
A cocktail perfect for a country end of the year presented to us on the blog “Brides”. The spicy aromas of cinnamon, along with the liquor and cider added to the sparkling champagne, evoke a New Year’s Eve around a fireplace and surrounded by good friends.
Ingredients: 30 ml of brandy, 30 ml of natural apple cider, 60 ml of champagne, cinnamon stick, fresh apple
Preparation: Put the brandy in the bottom of each glass. Then add the champagne and complete with the fresh cider. Garnish with cinnamon sticks and apple wedges.
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