Ooh la la lemon champagne cocktail

Ooh la la lemon champagne cocktail

Just say “oui” to these delightful champagne cocktails. All you need are gin, infused simple syrup (we've included an easy recipe for it, too), fresh lemon juice and champagne. Serve this signature champagne drink with a lemon twist garnish for a très chic presentation!

Yield: 1 cocktail

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Ingredients

1 oz. gin
½ oz. fresh lemon juice
½ oz. infused simple syrup (see below)
3 oz. champagne or sparkling wine
Lemon twist

For the infused simple syrup

½ cup sugar
½ cup water
Sprig rosemary or basil

Directions

  1. Place gin, lemon juice and simple syrup in cocktail shaker with 3 ice cubes and shake until cold.
  2. Pour into champagne flute and fill to top with champagne.
  3. Add a lemon twist.

For the infused simple syrup

  1. Combine all ingredients in a saucepan on stovetop over low heat.
  2. Stir until sugar dissolves.
  3. Remove herbs and let cool.