26 Champagne Cocktails To Serve At Your Bridal Shower
Nothing says, “Let’s celebrate!” like a good champagne cocktail. And since you’ve already found the perfect bridal shower theme, got all the party decorations together, sent out the invites, ordered the shower favors and — of course — stocked up on champagne, you’ve pretty much got bridal shower planning on lock. Celebrate your accomplishments and your favorite bride-to-be with one of the bubbly wedding cocktail recipes below. The unique flavor combos, gorg garnishes and pretty hues take that champagne tradition to a whole new level and will have everyone toasting again and again to the happy couple. There’s a flavor for every fancy, so scroll on and get pouring!
Blood orange juice and simple syrup are the key to making this recipe fruity, colorful, and sweet. Buy a whole blood orange to slice up for a garnish to make your cocktails bridal shower-chic! (via Brit + Co)
- 1/4 cup raspberries
- Zonin Prosecco Gray Edition (or your favorite Prosecco)
- Add a peeled and cut orange into a blender with 1/4 cup of raspberries.
- Puree, then strain through a sieve to separate the liquid from the fruit pulp.
- Pour into a glass and top with Prosecco.
Recipe via Brit + Co
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Bridal showers take a lot of preparation, and if you're short on time, then an Aperol Spritz might be the drink you're looking for! It only requires three things (aperol, champagne, and soda) so you can throw it together in a few minutes then go back to welcoming your guests. (Recipe by Sweet Liberty/Brit + Co)
Raspberry lemonade might just be one of the best bridal shower drinks; it's fruity, sweet, and tangy, and this customizable recipe means every guest, including kids, expecting moms, and anyone who prefers to drink mocktails, can have a glass! (via Brit + Co)
Tickle those taste buds with this berry and spiced twist on a traditional drink. The champagne and gin make for an interesting combination, and the ombre layering of the alcohol and juices in the glass is just plain gorgeous! (via Melissa Valladares/The Effortless Chic)
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- 1 o.z. BACARDI Añejo Cuatro Rum
- ½ oz. lime juice
- ½ oz. honey syrup
- 1 ½ oz. Martini & Rossi Prosecco
- Shake the first three ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice, and double strain into a flute.
- Top with Prosecco. Garnish with orange zest and a postage stamp.
Recipe courtesy of BACARDÍ
These champagne mojitos are perfect for the bride who’s getting married on a beach — they’ll have any island-girl-at-heart swooning. While they’re almost too pretty to drink, we're sure you’ll manage just fine. (via Ruth Eileen Photography/Style Me Pretty)
Strawberry and rhubarb is a classic combo that will make any bridal shower more colorful. Sweet and tart flavors come together seamlessly, and even if you don't have an immersion blender, feel free to use a regular blender or even an electric whisk. (via Brit + Co)
It’s pink. It dazzles. It’s as appealing to your palette as it is to your eyes, and you can add your favorite berries. We love everything about this champagne cocktail! If the bride-to-be is a pastel lover, this concoction will definitely catch her attention. (via Lark & Linen/Style Me Pretty)
If the bridal shower theme is anything close to a carnival or fair, then you know it wouldn’t be complete without cotton candy! But hey, you’re all adults now, so it’s time to start acting like one with this champagne cotton candy concoction that’ll make your taste buds tingle. (via Stephanie Todaro/Lauren Conrad)
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Fruity but not overly sweet, this winning cocktail gets a special hint of flavor from a few sprigs of fresh mint. With pomegranates and cranberries, this recipe will last you all the way until Christmastime. (via Chef Savvy)
Searching for that sophisticated cocktail? Here it is! Affectionately dubbed “The Corralina” by its creator, it’s definitely a drink that you should add to the must-try list. (via Woodnote Photography/Style Me Pretty)
Image via Sarah Tucker on behalf of La Marca
- La Marca Prosecco
- Elderflower Liqueur
- Pour 3 ounces of La Marca Prosecco into a chilled Champagne flute
- Add two ounces of your favorite gin
- Top with 1 ounce of Elderflower Liqueur
- Squeeze in a little lime and some mint
- Add a slice of lime if you want to play up the citrus!
Recipe via Sarah Tucker on behalf of La Marca
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For larger gatherings, a giant punch is the perfect solution for satisfying the masses. You might want to make a double batch, because this one is TOO good. Everyone will want some. (via The Kitchy Kitchen)
If you want to make a splash at the shower, serve up this cooling summer champagne cocktail. A mix of strawberry, champagne, vodka and sorbet on a warm summer day is exactly what people will need to get the party started. (via O’Malley Photographers/Style Me Pretty)
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If you would define your friend as bohemian-chic, this cocktail is just what her bridal shower needs. The combination of savory and sweet makes this a satisfying thirst-quencher that even has some healthy benefits too! (via Dishing Up the Dirt)
Ginger Beer + Raspberry Cocktail
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The libation gods were smiling on the world when they created champagne and ginger beer. While you might think these two drinks would never go together, give it a shot for a refreshing twist on the bubbly. Rest assured — it won’t disappoint. (via Perpetually Hungry)
Now that we're deep into April, it's time to start thinking spring, especially for that bridal shower you’re planning! Between the varying flavors of this drink and the garnish of an edible flower, your guests will be sold on saying cheers. (via Martha Stewart)
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You may think basil is only reserved for those savory dishes, but here’s some breaking news: It goes over well in your glass too. This cocktail uses blush champagne, raspberries and basil to create an uplifting cocktail ideal for summer days. If you think ahead, you can even grow basil right in your kitchen. (via Lemon Tree Dwelling)
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- 1½ parts SKYY Infusions® Watermelon Vodka
- ¾ parts Aperol®
- ½ parts Lemon juice
- 3 parts Prosecco
- 1 part Soda
- Mint garnish
- Add everything but the soda to a Collins glass filled with ice. Stir.
- Top with soda.
Recipe via SKYY Vodka
Rhubarb makes delicious pies, but a cocktail? Oh, you bet! This combination of gin, lemon juice and champagne, complete with rhubarb syrup, is just what the doctor ordered. It’s also easy to alter this recipe to make it non-alcoholic. Stir up some of this fizzy garden goodness and serve! (via Martha Stewart/Baked Bree)
Break out all your favorite berries for this one! Slice strawberries to float in the champagne and garnish with blueberries, blackberries, or raspberries for a fruity treat. (via White Loft Studio/Style Me Pretty)
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The edible gold stars on this sipper add that extra special touch for an elegant and timeless feel. It’s a Prosecco-ginger twist (with a festive cotton candy topper) that will have everyone toasting to the soon-to-be Mrs. (via Freutcake)
This two-ingredient champagne cocktail is elegant but simple to make. St. Germain Liqueur is created from flowers that are gathered on the hillsides of the French Alps, so tell your guests to lift those pinkies and drink up. (via White Loft Studio/Style Me Pretty)
Prosecco, Bourbon + Vanilla Cocktail
While this cocktail is a bit more involved to make, you won’t regret taking the extra time. Make a small practice batch of this brew before you go all out. You’ll want to master the mixing art before you serve it at the shower. (via Belathée Photography/Coco + Kelley)
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Providing a simple yet refreshing beverage is sometimes the way to go. With champagne, a twist of lemon peel and a sugar cube, you can serve up a few of these in no time! (via Chez Us)
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