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How to Make a French 75

French 75 - Cocktail Recipe

French 75

Master the classic French 75 cocktail with our recipe. Combining gin, champagne, lemon juice, and sugar for a sparkling and refreshing drink. This recipe is by Abigail Gullo from her restaurant Loa in New Orleans!
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Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Cocktails
Cuisine French
Servings 1
Calories 261 kcal


  • 1 ounce Cognac or Gin
  • 1/2 ounce Lemon juice
  • 1/2 ounce Simple Syrup
  • 3 ounces Champagne


  • Add the gin or cognac, sugar syrup, and lemon juice to a cocktail shaker
  • Add ice
  • Shake, shake, shake
  • Strain into a Champagne glass
  • Top up with Champagne
  • Stir gently
  • Garnish with a lemon peel


If using gin and making it the Loa way, Abigail suggests garnishing it with a fresh herbs from your garden, like Basil, Rosemary, Sage, Mint, Lavender, or Thyme.


Serving: 1gCalories: 261kcalCarbohydrates: 10gSodium: 9mgSugar: 8g
Keyword French 75
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