Lavender French 75 Cocktail
A champagne cocktail with a blend of gin, lemon juice with notes of lavender
- 1.5 oz Empress Gin 1908*
- .75 oz fresh lemon juice strained of pulp
- .5 oz Lavender syrup **
- Sparkling wine or champagne
- Lemon slices for garnish
- Edible flowers for garnish
Shake all the ingredients with ice in a cocktail shaker except the sparkling wine
Strain into a chilled martini glass
Top of cocktail with sparkling wine and garnish with Lemon and edible flowers***
*You can use any gin with botanical notes. Your cocktail will not have the purple color but it will still taste delicious. The addition of lemon juice or lime juice to Empress Gin starts turning it a lovely shade of deep pink, this adds to its magic.
** There is a myriad of premade lavender syrups that you can order on Amazon.
*** Edible flowers pictured are for decorating purposes only and are not edible.