This elderflower champagne cocktail is perfect for Valentine’s Day, New Year’s Eve, or any time you want to celebrate with an effervescent and aromatic drink.
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When we recently traveled to Galveston, Texas, we went to a restaurant called Number 13. We had such a lovely evening—conversation flowed, food was delicious, and the drinks were out of this world. My favorite drink that evening was the Number 13 Champagne Cocktail. I knew the ingredients — and I knew I had to try and re-create it at home!
This light champagne cocktail has a little fragrant St. Germain elderflower liqueur and Mathilde Pêches Peach Liqueur, along with a sugar cube. I ended up using Prosecco for the bubbly base, since I tend to prefer it over traditional champagne, but obviously you could use either. Feel free to adjust the ratios in this drink as well — I found that I liked it with a little less of the peach liqueur and a little more of the elderflower, but you may enjoy something different!
One thing to note — pour your drink in this order: sugar cube, liqueurs, bubbly. If you throw that sugar cube in last, you’ll create a yummy volcano of bubbles, lose half your drink, and spend a few minutes contemplating whether or not your countertops are clean enough to lick.
Ask me how I know that. Ahem.
Anyway, this elderflower champagne cocktail is a winner for every party you might have — our engagement anniversary falls on Valentine’s Day, so this year I’ll be clinking glasses with my hubs. I can’t think of a more delicious way to celebrate!
Drinks are Delicious!
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