Break Out the Bubbly – Enjoy This Champagne Cocktail for NYE

champagne toastIf you’re planning on ringing in the New Year by popping a cork on a champagne bottle, why not jazz it up a little bit? Sure, champagne is delightful on its own, but just a few ingredients can kick it up a notch and make it a toast to 2023 to remember. Keep reading for the recipe!

New Year’s Eve Classic Champagne Cocktail

(Recipe makes one drink)


  • 1 sugar cube
  • ¼ tsp. bitters
  • 1/3 oz. cognac
  • 5 oz. chilled champagne (you can also use prosecco or cava)
  • Strip of orange peel


  1. Place sugar cube in small dish, drizzle with bitters. Turn to coat the cube.
  2. Drop cube into champagne flute, top with cognac, and slowly pour in the champagne.
  3. Twist orange peel to express oils into drink, and discard.
  4. Cheers!

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