Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and it's the perfect excuse to pop open a bottle of champagne and celebrate with your loved ones. But why settle for a plain old glass of bubbly when you can mix up a delicious champagne cocktail?
Whether you're planning a romantic evening with your significant other or a Galentine's Day party with your friends, there's nothing quite like a sophisticated and flavorful cocktail to set the mood.
The beauty of a champagne cocktail is that it takes a classic, elegant drink and elevates it to the next level.
By adding a few simple ingredients like fruit, herbs or liqueurs, you can create a drink that's not only visually stunning, but also bursting with flavor. From sweet and fruity to bitter and complex, there's a champagne cocktail recipe out there for everyone.
But with so many recipes to choose from, how do you know which ones are worth trying? That's where we come in. As a bartender, I've tried and tested countless champagne cocktail recipes, and I'm here to share with you the best of the best.
Whether you're a seasoned mixologist or a beginner looking to impress, these Valentine's Day champagne cocktail recipes are sure to impress. So, grab a shaker, some ice, and let's get mixing!
1. Cupid's Cocktail
Looking for a fun and bubbly way to celebrate Valentine's Day? Look no further than Cupid's Cocktail! This fruity and sweet champagne cocktail is perfect for the holiday, featuring strawberries, pomegranate seeds, and pink vodka ice cubes. The drink is served in a flute to keep the bubbles fresh and create a beautiful layering effect.
While the recipe includes some fun add-ons like star-struck arrows and cocktail picks, the cocktail can also stand on its own. Whether you're celebrating with your sweetheart or having a Galentine's Day party with friends, Cupid's Cocktail is sure to put you in the mood for love.
2. Cupid's Kiss Champagne Cocktail
Looking for a romantic cocktail to impress your Valentine? Look no further than the Cupid's Kiss Champagne Cocktail. This beautiful blush pink cocktail is made with a homemade balsamic fruit syrup, featuring thawed, frozen strawberries and raspberries, and topped with Brut-style Champagne or sparkling wine.
The combination of sweet fruit and dry Champagne creates a perfect balance of flavors, while the potential aphrodisiac properties of the ingredients add an extra touch of romance to the drink. Whether you're celebrating Valentine's Day or just looking to set the mood for a special evening, the Cupid's Kiss Champagne Cocktail is sure to impress.
3. Raspberry Sorbet Pink Champagne Floats
Looking for a Valentine's Day cocktail that's both romantic and refreshing? Look no further than the Raspberry Sorbet Pink Champagne Floats. This bubbly treat is a twist on the classic ice cream float, made with pink champagne and raspberry sorbet for a sweet and fruity flavor.
It's perfect for any occasion, from Valentine's Day to bridal showers, and is sure to impress your guests or loved one. Plus, it's easy to make and can even be made non-alcoholic with alcohol-free champagnes or sparkling juices. So why not add a little pink and bubbly to your Valentine's Day celebration with this delightful cocktail?
4. Grapefruit Champagne Cocktail
The Grapefruit Champagne Cocktail is a perfect drink for Valentine's Day with its pink hue and fruity flavors. This cocktail is a blend of grapefruit and pomegranate, with a pleasant fizziness from the champagne.
The vodka adds a stronger kick to the drink, but it can be omitted for a lighter option. The heart-shaped vodka ice cubes and strawberry skewers add a fun touch to the presentation. This cocktail is perfect for a romantic evening with your partner or a fun night with friends.
5. Champagne With a Rose Water Kiss
Looking for an easy yet elegant champagne cocktail for Valentine's Day? Look no further than "Champagne With a Rose Water Kiss." This two-ingredient cocktail adds just a hint of rose water to a glass of Brut Champagne for a subtle, floral note that's perfect for a romantic evening.
Rose water is considered an aphrodisiac and has been associated with health benefits like antioxidant properties and mood enhancement. This cocktail is perfect for those who want to impress their Valentine without spending hours in the kitchen. So why not add a touch of romance to your Valentine's Day with this simple yet sophisticated cocktail?
6. Framboise Champagne Cocktail
The Framboise Champagne Cocktail is a delightful twist on a classic beer cocktail. This cocktail features two ingredients: Lindeman’s Framboise Lambic, a raspberry beer, and champagne. The champagne mellows the sweetness of the raspberry lambic while adding bubbly goodness.
This cocktail is perfect for Valentine’s Day, New Year’s Eve, July 4, or any regular ‘ol weeknight that calls for a little bubbly. It's a great choice for those who want to impress their significant other or friends with a fancy yet easy-to-make cocktail. The Framboise Champagne Cocktail is a must-try for anyone who loves a sweet and bubbly drink.
7. Strawberry Champagne
Looking for a romantic and easy-to-make Valentine's Day cocktail? Look no further than the Strawberry Champagne. This delightful cocktail is made with a homemade strawberry simple syrup and your favorite champagne, making it a sweet and bubbly drink that's perfect for celebrating with your special someone.
The strawberry syrup adds a touch of fruity sweetness to the crisp champagne, making it a refreshing and delicious cocktail that's sure to impress. Whether you're planning a romantic dinner at home or a night out on the town, the Strawberry Champagne is the perfect drink to toast to your love. So why not give it a try this Valentine's Day?
8. Raspberry Sorbet Champagne Cocktail
The Raspberry Sorbet Champagne Cocktail is a refreshing and delicious way to celebrate Valentine's Day with your loved one. Made with only three ingredients, this cocktail is a fun addition to your celebration. The base of this cocktail is raspberry sorbet, which adds a pure flavor of raspberry and creates a perfectly chilled drink to sip on.
The addition of cointreau or your favorite orange liquor adds a splash of citrus flavor that pairs well with the raspberry. Finally, the champagne adds bubbles to fill the remainder of the glass. As you sip on this cocktail, the sorbet will melt and add so much character to your drink. This cocktail is perfect for those who want to add a twist to their classic champagne cocktail.
9. Classic Champagne Cocktail
The Classic Champagne Cocktail is a timeless and elegant drink that is perfect for any special occasion, including Valentine's Day. This cocktail has been around since the mid-1800s and is made with dry champagne, a sugar cube, and a dash of Angostura bitters.
The resulting drink is a perfect balance of dry champagne with a touch of sweetness and a hint of herbal bitterness. The sugar cube also creates a beautiful stream of bubbles when combined with the champagne, making it a visually stunning drink to enjoy. If you are a fan of champagne, this cocktail is a must-try for your Valentine's Day celebrations.
10. Strawberry Champagne Cocktail
Looking for a Valentine's Day cocktail that's sure to impress? Look no further than the Strawberry Champagne Cocktail! This beautiful pink cocktail is perfect for any romantic occasion, and it's so easy to make that you'll have more time to spend with your special someone.
With fresh strawberries and a touch of rosé, this cocktail is both sweet and refreshing, and it's sure to be a hit with anyone who tries it. So why not add a little sparkle to your Valentine's Day with this delicious Strawberry Champagne Cocktail?
11. Chambord and Champagne Cocktail
The Chambord and Champagne Cocktail is a perfect drink for Valentine's Day or any special occasion. This cocktail is made with only three ingredients, making it easy to prepare and perfect for serving to a large group of people. The cocktail is served in a champagne glass and topped with fresh raspberries, which add a pop of color to the drink.
The combination of raspberry liqueur and syrup with chilled champagne or prosecco creates a refreshing and delicious taste. With its simple yet elegant appearance, this cocktail is sure to impress your loved one and make your Valentine's Day celebration even more special.
12. Pink Champagne Float
The Pink Champagne Float is a delightful and refreshing cocktail that is perfect for Valentine's Day celebrations. This cocktail combines the sweetness of raspberry lemonade with the bubbly goodness of champagne, creating a perfect balance of flavors. The addition of fresh raspberries and a small scoop of frozen cool whip or ice cream adds a touch of creaminess to this cocktail, making it a crowd-pleaser.
The Pink Champagne Float is a simple and quick cocktail recipe that is perfect for parties, happy hours, or any special occasion. If you're looking for a delicious and easy-to-make cocktail to impress your loved ones this Valentine's Day, then the Pink Champagne Float is definitely worth trying.
13. Hibiscus Champagne Cocktail
The Hibiscus Champagne Cocktail is a sweet and sophisticated cocktail that will impress your loved one this Valentine's Day. The cocktail is made with just two ingredients: hibiscus flower in syrup and good champagne or sparkling wine. The trick is to use good quality champagne to complement the sweet and elegant red color of the hibiscus flower.
The edible flower adds a touch of glamour to the drink and can be eaten at the end. The cocktail is perfect for any celebration, including Mother's Day, and can be substituted with ginger ale or sparkling water for non-alcoholic versions. The Hibiscus Champagne Cocktail is a must-try for anyone looking to add a touch of elegance to their Valentine's Day celebration.
14. Strawberry Lime Champagne Cocktail
Looking for a refreshing yet decadent cocktail to serve at your Valentine's Day brunch? Look no further than the Strawberry Lime Champagne Cocktail. With only three ingredients, this cocktail is quick and easy to make, and the fresh strawberry purée and lime juice give it a beautiful pink hue without the need for food coloring.
Plus, it can be made with any sparkling pink wine, so you don't need to break the bank on a fancy bottle of champagne. Trust us, your guests will love sipping on this delicious and festive cocktail.
15. Lychee Rose Mimosas
If you're looking for a Valentine's Day cocktail that's both elegant and delicious, look no further than the Lychee Rose Mimosa. This champagne cocktail is made with sparkling rose wine, sweet lychee syrup, and a touch of fragrant rosewater, making it the perfect way to toast someone special.
The addition of fresh lychee adds a delightful texture to the bubbles, making this drink a treat for all the senses. Whether you're celebrating with a loved one or enjoying a night out with friends, the Lychee Rose Mimosa is sure to impress. So why not break the brunch-only barrier and enjoy this cocktail any time of day?
16. French 77 Pink Champagne Cocktail
Looking for a sophisticated and romantic champagne cocktail to celebrate Valentine's Day? Look no further than the French 77 Pink Champagne Cocktail. This cocktail takes the classic French 75 and adds a twist with the addition of Elderflower Liqueur and pink gin, resulting in a beautifully balanced and elegant drink.
The pink hue of the gin adds a touch of whimsy, while the sugar rim adds a bit of sparkle to the presentation. Served in a beautiful cut crystal champagne glass, this cocktail is sure to impress your loved one. So, why not try something new this Valentine's Day and give the French 77 Pink Champagne Cocktail a try?
17. Elderflower Champagne Cocktail
The Elderflower Champagne Cocktail is a simple yet sophisticated bubbly drink that's perfect for Valentine's Day celebrations. Made with fresh raspberries, elderflower liqueur, and champagne, it's a delightful sweet cocktail that's sure to impress your special someone.
The addition of elderflower liqueur gives it a unique floral flavor that pairs perfectly with the tartness of the raspberries. This cocktail is perfect for those who love champagne drinks and want to try something new. With just a few ingredients, it's easy to make and perfect for a romantic evening in. Give it a try and impress your loved one with this delicious and elegant cocktail.
18. Twinkle Champagne Cocktail
The Twinkle Champagne Cocktail is a perfect addition to your Valentine's Day celebration. This cocktail is inspired by the Downton Abbey series and features a delicate flavor with a champagne top. The cocktail is made of three simple ingredients, champagne, vodka, and elderflower cordial, which give it a fruity surprise. The elderflower cordial is a soft drink made from refined sugar and water solution with the flowers of the European elderberry.
The Twinkle Champagne Cocktail is a sophisticated and elegant drink that is perfect for any occasion. The cocktail can be turned into a mocktail by eliminating the vodka and using the Elderflower Cordial topped with sparkling apple juice. The Twinkle Champagne Cocktail is a great way to add a little sparkle to your Valentine's Day celebration.
19. Pomegranate Champagne Cocktail
The Pomegranate Champagne Cocktail is a perfect drink for Valentine's Day celebrations. It's a combination of sweet and tart flavors with a little extra kick, making it a refreshing and fun drink to have. The pomegranate juice not only adds to the taste but also makes the drink look gorgeous.
This cocktail can be served in a wine glass with ice or without ice, depending on your preference. You can also garnish it with a fresh rosemary sprig or pomegranate seeds to add a little extra flair. Overall, the Pomegranate Champagne Cocktail is a must-try for anyone looking for a fruity twist on their champagne.
20. Kir Royale Cocktail
The Kir Royale Cocktail is a French sparkling Champagne cocktail made with crème de cassis, a black currant liqueur that adds a beautiful red color to the drink.
Topped with Champagne, this cocktail is both dashing and decadent, perfect for a special occasion like Valentine's Day. Garnished with raspberries or black currants, this cocktail is sure to impress your special someone.
21. Champagne Float
The Champagne Float is a perfect Valentine's Day cocktail recipe that is sure to impress your significant other. This cocktail is made with ice cream and fresh fruit, making it a refreshing and delicious drink that is perfect for special occasions. While it is typically made with sparkling wine instead of actual champagne, it still has that festive quality that makes it perfect for any celebration.
The addition of ice cream and fruit adds a unique twist to the classic champagne cocktail, making it a fun and playful drink that is sure to be a hit with your loved one. If you're looking for a fun and easy Valentine's Day cocktail recipe, the Champagne Float is definitely worth trying.
22. Raspberry French 75
Looking for a Valentine's Day cocktail that's both festive and easy to make? Look no further than the Raspberry French 75. This fun twist on the classic French 75 combines gin, lemon juice, and a homemade raspberry simple syrup, all topped off with Champagne or prosecco.
The result is a deliciously potent cocktail that's perfect for celebrating with your loved one. Plus, the beautiful pink hue of the drink makes it a great addition to any Valentine's Day party. So why not give the Raspberry French 75 a try and add it to your cocktail repertoire?
23. Cotton Candy Champagne Cocktail
The Cotton Candy Champagne Cocktail is a magical and elegant drink that combines sweet cotton candy and bubbly champagne. The cotton candy dissolves as it hits the champagne, creating a beautiful and delicious drink that is perfect for any celebration.
Whether you're hosting a baby shower, wedding, or outdoor party, this cocktail is sure to impress your guests. It's easy to make and adds a touch of whimsy to any occasion.
24. Cranberry Champagne Cocktail
The Cranberry Champagne Cocktail is a must-try for any Valentine's Day celebration. This elegant cocktail is easy to make and can be adapted to serve as a non-alcoholic holiday drink, too! The recipe calls for cranberry juice and champagne, creating a perfect balance of sweet and tart flavors.
For those who prefer a stronger drink, vodka can be added to make a Poinsettia cocktail. The Cranberry Champagne Cocktail pairs well with appetizers such as fruit, cheese, and chocolate. This cocktail is a great way to add a touch of sophistication to any Valentine's Day party.
25. French 77 Cocktail
The French 77 Cocktail is a delightful twist on the classic French 75, featuring elderflower liqueur, lemon juice, and Champagne. This refreshing cocktail is perfect for any occasion, but especially on Valentine's Day.
The floral notes from the elderflower liqueur and the bubbly Champagne create a sophisticated and elegant sipper that is sure to impress your loved one. The French 77 Cocktail is easy to prepare and can be made in a pitcher for easy entertaining. If you're looking for a romantic cocktail that's both delicious and easy to make, the French 77 Cocktail is a must-try.
26. French 76
The French 76 is a refreshing and light Champagne cocktail that is perfect for Valentine's Day celebrations. This cocktail is a twist on the classic French 75, but with vodka instead of gin, giving it a neutral flavor base that allows the Champagne to shine. The addition of freshly squeezed lemon juice and simple syrup provides a touch of sweetness to balance the citrus and round out the drink.
The French 76 is a great choice for any occasion, from Sunday brunch to special occasions like Valentine's Day. It's easy to make and can be served in individual glasses or as a pitcher for a crowd. With its bubbly, crisp finish and dainty lemon twist garnish, the French 76 is a must-try cocktail that is sure to impress your loved one.
27. French 75 Cocktail
The French 75 Cocktail is the perfect bubbly drink to celebrate Valentine's Day with your loved one. This classic cocktail is made with gin, lemon juice, simple syrup, and champagne. It has a crisp and citrusy taste with a slightly sweet flavor from the simple syrup.
The gin adds a punch to the drink, making it a great alternative to a mimosa at brunch or a refreshing drink to enjoy all summer. The origins of the French 75 date back to World War I in France, adding a touch of history to this romantic cocktail. It's a celebratory drink that will make your Valentine's Day special and memorable.
28. Raspberry Bellini
The Raspberry Bellini is a perfect cocktail to add to your Valentine's Day celebration. This sweet and tart cocktail is made with a raspberry sauce mixed with lemon juice and topped with Champagne. The optional garnishes of frozen or fresh raspberries and mint leaves make it a visually appealing drink.
If you're looking for a non-alcoholic version, you can use sprite or seltzer water to get a similar taste. This cocktail is perfect for any occasion, whether it's a romantic dinner with your significant other or a brunch with friends. The Raspberry Bellini is sure to impress with its beautiful color and delicious taste.
29. Prosecco and Gin Candy Floss Cocktail
The Prosecco and Gin Candy Floss Cocktail is a unique and visually stunning cocktail that is perfect for Valentine's Day celebrations. This cocktail is made with pink gin, pink sparkling wine, and pink candy floss, which gives it a beautiful pink hue.
The addition of an edible flower adds a touch of elegance and sophistication to the cocktail. While candy floss may seem like an unusual ingredient, it adds a fun and playful element to the drink. This cocktail is sure to impress your Valentine and make for a memorable evening.
30. Frosty Strawberry Mimosas
The Frosty Strawberry Mimosa is a romantic twist on the classic mimosa, using sweet strawberry puree instead of orange juice. The frozen strawberries make for a sweeter and more flavorful drink, and it's easy to make in just a few minutes with a blender and chilled champagne.
Serve it up in champagne flutes with fresh strawberries for a romantic touch. Your Valentine will love the cool and refreshing taste of this delightful cocktail.