Classic French 75 Cocktail

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A French 75 Cocktail is as refreshing as it is delicious.

It’s a classic pre-dinner party cocktail that is wonderful for serving guests.

A Champagne flute filled with a French 75 cocktail with a lemon twist on it next to a cocktail shaker.
French 75

When you think about it, how can you go wrong with top-notch Champagne, combined with a little fresh lemon juice, simple syrup, and gin?


For a  completely different twist, try these amazing cocktails:

Mama’s Classic Margaritas

Dark and Stormy

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In the meantime, go ahead and make the Classic French 75 Cocktail! It’s so refreshingly delicious!

How to Make a French 75 Cocktail

How to Make a French 75 Cocktail

A French 75 is a classic cocktail that is wonderful served at dinner parties, New Year's Eve parties, or just lovely night at home with your loved one. The ingredients are classic, and blend perfectly! Magnifique!
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Course: Cocktail
Cuisine: French
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 3 minutes
Servings: 1
Calories: 96kcal


  • 1/2 oz. freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 oz. simple syrup 1 part sugar, 1 part water - brought to boil...once sugar dissolved, let cool
  • 1.5 oz. 1 shot good quality gin
  • Quality Champagne for topping off the drink
  • Lemon peel strip for garnish


  • In a shaker filled half-way with ice, add the lemon juice, simple syrup and gin.
  • Shake vigorously.
  • Strain into a champagne flute.
  • Top with champagne.
  • Garnish with lemon peel.
  • Enjoy!


Calories: 96kcal
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