French 75 with a Twist

A hint of indulgence to get you through quarantine. A twist on a French 75, adding elderflower liqueur replaces simple syrup to add a floral note. – Patty

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Elderflower French 75

French 75 with a Twist

  • Author: Patty
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 cocktail 1x

Description

A hint of indulgence to get you through quarantine. A twist on a French 75, adding elderflower liqueur replaces simple syrup to add a floral note.


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Ingredients

  • 1 ounce of Gin (I prefer Hendricks for this cocktail)
  • 1/41/2 ounce of Elderflower depending on your preference (St. Germain Edelflower is great)
  • 1/2 ounce of lemon juice (meyer lemon is perfect for it’s aroma and sweetness)
  • 23 ounces of champagne, sparkling wine or prosecco
  • A blueberry, raspberry, or Maraschino cherry for garnish
  • Lemon twist

Instructions

  1. Add gin, elderflower, and lemon juice to a cocktail shaker with ice. Cover and shake well.
  2. Pour cocktail into a martini glass or coupe, and top with champagne, sparkling wine, or prosecco.
  3. Garnish with blueberry, raspberry, or cherry.
  4. Add lemon twist and enjoy!