A French 75 cocktail served with a strip of lemon zest

French 75 cocktail

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Prep: 5 mins

Easy

Serves 1

Love gin and champagne? Combine the two in this classic cocktail with lemon, which is sure to be a hit at any celebration. Garnish with a strip of lemon zest

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition: Per serving

  • kcal200
  • fat0g
  • saturates0g
  • carbs6g
  • sugars6g
  • fibre0g
  • protein0.2g
  • salt0.01g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp sugar syrup
  • 50ml gin
    Gin

    Gin

    jinn

    Gin has enjoyed a huge revival recently. It's usually served alongside tonic water (a…

  • champagne
    Champagne

    Champagne

    sham-pain

    A sparkling wine and name of the most northerly wine region in France. Most Champagnes are a…

  • ice
  • lemon zest

Method

  1. Pour the lemon juice, sugar syrup and gin into a cocktail shaker then fill up with ice.

  2. Shake well then strain into a champagne flute. Top with a little champagne, leave to settle (as it will bubble up) then fill up with more champagne. Swirl gently with a cocktail stirrer then garnish with a strip of lemon zest if you like. 

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Clegs
6th Oct, 2018
The balance of lemon juice and sugar syrup suggested in this recipe are incorrect. They need to be equal ideally so I used a tablespoon of each with gin quantity as stated.
oconsi65
26th Apr, 2019
45ml Gin 15ml lemon juice 7.5ml sugar syrup Champagne to top up :)
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