French 75
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French 75


"A classic, hard-hitting refresher with Champagne and gin. "
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3 m servings 287 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 287 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 9.9g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 0.3 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 14 mg
  • < 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

1 Serving
Servings Per Recipe:
Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Chill cocktail shaker and glass (champagne flute or collins glass) in the freezer. Add ice to shaker. Pour gin, simple syrup, and lemon juice into shaker. Shake well. Fill chilled glass half full of ice, then strain cocktail into the glass. Top with champagne and garnish with a lemon slice.


  • Cook's Note
  • Don't skimp on the ice or skip the chilling. This drink was meant to be served COLD.



I have always used what I was told was the original recipe: 2 oz. Cognac 1 oz. simple syrup (or 2 tsp. superfine sugar) 1 oz. lemon juice Brut Champagne or other dry sparkling wine In aviatio...

Well, now that I'm awake from my nap I can review the recipe!----I think this recipe is completely dependant on the champagne you use. Using a brut, it's definitely not sweet so be aware of tha...

Like another reviewer had said; the French 75 is meant to be made with a Brut (dry champagne) and gin. This is not likely to be for the sweet cocktail drinker. If the drinker would like it to be...

Made according to original recipe with cognac instead of Gin-made a much smoother cocktail. Have made it several times and will continue to make it as it has become my favorite cocktail.

I'm a fan. Through and through. Tweak it to your personal taste...but my family, friends and myself love it as is. Dreamy.

I'm drinking one now.... i'm not a big champagne fan, but that said i'm enjoying this... the gin gives it punch and the lemon gives it bite.... only wish i had the cherry at the bottom... i fl...

As written, I found the gin a bit overpowering, but then again, I've never been a huge fan of the flavor of gin. Cutting the amount of gin by about half made the drink perfect for me.