Photography by Annabelle Breakey
Prep Time5 mins

The Champagne cocktail, once deemed sweet and silly, is back. The sugar and bitters balance the natural acidity of sparkling wine, and the cocktail pairs very well with both creamy cheese and earthy mushrooms.

How to Make It

Step 1
1

Put a sugar cube into each of 6 Champagne flutes or wineglasses. Douse each cube with 1/2 tsp. bitters. Top with Champagne and serve immediately.

Step 2
2

Note: Nutritional analysis is per cocktail.

Ingredients

 6 sugar cubes
 3 teaspoons aromatic bitters
 1 bottle (750 ml.) brut Champagne or sparkling wine, chilled (see Notes)

Directions

Step 1
1

Put a sugar cube into each of 6 Champagne flutes or wineglasses. Douse each cube with 1/2 tsp. bitters. Top with Champagne and serve immediately.

Step 2
2

Note: Nutritional analysis is per cocktail.

Champagne Cocktails