Lerato Maimela
Digital Journalist
2 minute read
30 Dec 2021
4:00 pm

31 days of Christmas: Champagne cocktails to enjoy on New Year’s Eve

Lerato Maimela

In our '31 days of Christmas' series, we will be giving you delicious, wholesome holiday recipes to recreate throughout the festive season.

A gorgeous festive champagne cocktail. Picture. iStock

Bring in the new year with these delicious, refreshing and festive champagne cocktails.

Create these champagne cocktails for your New Year’s Eve party or intimate gathering with your friends and loved ones.

If your New Year’s resolution is to cut down on alcohol, then you can try these refreshing and tasty alcohol-free cocktails, also known as mocktails.

Mango bellini

Mango bellini
Mango bellini cocktail. Picture: iStock

Ingredients

  • Half of a very ripe mango
  • Champagne

Instructions

  1. Peel and chop the mango and put it into a blender with 100ml champagne. Blend to a smooth purée, then divide between two champagne flutes.
  2. Top with more chilled champagne, pouring it slowly to avoid overflowing, then serve.

These recipe was found on bbcgoodfood.com

Black velvet cocktail

champagne cocktail
Black velvet cocktail. Picture: iStock

Ingredients

  • Guinness
  • Champagne

Instructions

  1. Half fill champagne flutes with Guinness, then slowly top them up with chilled champagne.

These recipe was found on bbcgoodfood.com

Aperitivo spritz

Aperitivo spritz
Aperitivo spritz. Picture: iStock

Ingredients

  • 50ml of aperitif such as Aperol or Campari
  • 25ml of sparkling water
  • Champagne
  • Ice cubes

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Instructions

  1. Drop a few ice cubes into the bottom of a wine glass.
  2. Pour the aperitif into the glass, followed by the sparkling water, and then fill up the glass with champagne.

These recipe was found on bbcgoodfood.com

Buck’s fizz

champagne cocktails
Buck’s fizz cocktail. Picture: iStock

Ingredients

  • 100ml of orange juice, freshly squeezed
  • 200ml of chilled champagne

Instructions

  1. First, pour 50ml of the orange juice into each glass.
  2. Very slowly top up each glass with 100ml champagne.

These recipe was found on bbcgoodfood.com

Sgroppino

Sgroppino
Sgroppino champagne cocktail. Picture: iStock

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons of lemon sorbet
  • 1 teaspoon of vodka
  • Champagne

Instructions

  1. Put the lemon sorbet into the bottom of a champagne flute.
  2. Pour over the vodka, then top with champagne.

These recipe was found on bbcgoodfood.com