Wine Cocktails Recipes Southern Belle Champagne Cocktail

Southern Belle Champagne Cocktail Recipe Hot

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Southern Belle Champagne Cocktail

Southern-style cocktails tend to incorporate southern flavors and southern ingredients, creating cocktail that are a little bit out of the ordinary — and the Southern Belle Champagne Cocktail is no exception.

Combining Amaretto and Apricot Brandy with dry Champagne or sparkling wine, the Southern Belle is not your average Champagne Cocktail. This will be a good chance to get some of these ingredients for use in other cocktails as well, assuming you don't use them all up with champagne.

Southern Belle Ingredients

Ingredients for Southern Belle Recipes

  • Amaretto
  • Apricot Brandy
  • Champagne or Sparkling Wine

Optional Ingredients for Southern Belle

  • Sugar
  • Lemon Juice
  • Apricot Slice

Southern Belle Preparation

Equipment Needed for Southern Belle

  • Champagne Flute
  • Spoon for Stirring

Preparation Time for Southern Belle

  • 5 minutes for mixing and serving

Serving Tip: Be sure that your champagne or sparkling wine is chilled well in advance.

Southern Belle Recipes

Basic Southern Belle Recipe

You need:

  • 1oz Amaretto
  • 1oz Apricot Brandy
  • 8oz Champagne or Sparkling Wine
  • Sugar and Lemon Juice
  • Apricot Slice


  • Dip the rim of the champagne flute in lemon juice then in sugar to give it a frosted edge, if desired.
  • Mix Amaretto and Apricot Brandy together in a champagne flute.
  • Add Champagne or Sparkling Wine and stir gently, being sure to preserve the carbonation.
  • Garnish with a slice of apricot, if desired.
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