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Classic champagne cocktail in a tall flute glass

Classic champagne cocktail

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
  • Easy
  • Serves 1

Serve this cocktail in a flute so the sugar cube sinks to the bottom – it will drive the bubbles upward. Prosecco, crémant and cava also work well

  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal114
fat0g
saturates0g
carbs10g
sugars8g
fibre0.4g
protein0.2g
salt0.01g
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Ingredients

  • 1 sugar cube
  • ¼ tsp Angostura bitters
  • 10ml cognac
  • 75ml cold champagne
  • strip of orange peel

Method

  • STEP 1

    Put the sugar cube on a small dish, then drizzle with the bitters, turning a few times so it’s fully coated.

  • STEP 2

    Drop the cube into a champagne flute, then top up with the cognac. Slowly pour over the champagne.

  • STEP 3

    Twist the orange peel over to express the oils, then discard or loop around the stem of the glass.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, November 2021

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