- 250g caster sugar
- 2 tbsp grated ginger
- 1 lemon , zested and a few thin slices to serve
- Angostura bitters
- 1 bottle Champagne or sparkling wine, chilled
We know Champagne doesn’t need any embellishments, but this cocktail is worth a try
Ginger Champagne Cocktail
- Put the caster sugar and 250ml water in a saucepan and bring to the boil. Add the grated ginger and lemon zest. Cool, then strain out the bits.
- Pour into a jug, add a couple of shakes of Angostura bitters and top up with the bottle of chilled Champagne or sparkling wine. Add the halved, very thin slices of lemon.
Preparation time: 10 minutes