Classic Champagne Cocktail
Begin the party with a time-honored favorite: Champagne flavored with a bitters-soaked sugar cube and a dash of Cognac. Bitters are an alcoholic flavoring made with herbs, spices, roots, and citrus peel, popular in traditional cocktails like this one.
- Yield: Makes 1
Source: Martha Stewart Weddings, Winter
- 3 drops bitters
- 1 sugar cube
- 1 ounce Cognac
- 4 ounces chilled Champagne
Drop bitters onto sugar cube; let soak in. Place sugar cube in a Champagne flute. Add Cognac, and top with Champagne.