Thirsty Thursday: French 75

Happy Thursday, friends! This week, it’s all about April {Engagement} Showers! On Tuesday, I shared a really fun, simple theme for an Engagement Shower!


Read that post here.

Today, I’m sharing a recipe for a classic cocktail -the French 75. This cocktail would be perfect for an engagement shower because it involves champagne…and gin…yesss!

Here’s what’s in one cocktail…


  • 1/2 ounce fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 tsp. powdered sugar
  • 1 ounce gin
  • champagne
  • lemon garnish

And here’s how to make one cocktail…

  1. First, measure out the lemon juice, powdered sugar, and gin into a cocktail shaker (this is my shaker, which I love).
  2. Top the ingredients with ice and give the mixture a good shake.
  3. Strain into a champagne glass.
  4. Top with champagne
  5. Add a lemon garnish (use this tool, a citrus stripper, to get the perfect garnish)
  6. Serve and enjoy!

For a party, mix a big batch of the lemon, sugar, and gin mixture in a pitcher and set next to a few bottles of champagne. Add a bowl of lemon garnish to the display. Put the cocktail instructions on a chalkboard or tag and set next to the ingredients, and you’re all set!

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This drink is refreshing any time of year, and the champagne component makes it super celebratory so it’s great for an engagement or bridal shower!

Party on!

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