French 75 Cocktail


The French 75 cocktail was originally created at the New York Bar in Paris in 1915. The combination of gin, lemon juice, Champagne, and sugar was said to have a kick like a French 75mm field gin. Serve with straws.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
5 mins
1 cocktail


  • 2 fluid ounces lemon juice

  • 2 fluid ounces gin

  • 2 teaspoons simple syrup

  • 1 cup ice cubes

  • 4 fluid ounces chilled Champagne

  • 1 lemon or orange slice for garnish

  • 1 maraschino cherry for garnish


  1. Combine lemon juice, gin, and simple syrup in a Collins glass. Add ice cubes, fill with Champagne, and stir.

  2. Garnish with a slice of lemon or orange and a maraschino cherry.

    close up view of a French 75 Cocktail in a glass with ice cubes garnished with rosemary, and rosemary in a red bucket

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

294 Calories
0g Fat
18g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 1
Calories 294
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 16mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 39mg 193%
Calcium 31mg 2%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 223mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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