Cocktail of the Week: Fun twists on champagne for brunch

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Who doesn't love a delicious (and Insta-worthy) brunch cocktail? Sure, they're not hard to come by at your favorite restaurants, but don't underestimate yourself -- you can make them, too!

Fair warning: They're so good (and stunning), your guests may never go home! See the recipe breakdowns below (the 2-step champagne float couldn't be any simpler):

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Champagne Lemonade

  • 1 cup of simple syrup
  • 8 cups of cold water
  • 1 cup of fresh lemon juice
  • 750 ml of chilled Moscato champagne
  • 1 lemon, sliced, plus 1 lemon cut into wedges for garnish
  1. Make a simple syrup by adding the sugar and water to a medium saucepan and bring to a boil over low heat. Stir mixture until the sugar dissolves. Then remove from heat and set aside to cool.
  2. Pour cold water and lemon juice into a large glass pitcher. Add the simple syrup and the lemon slices. Stir well. Pour the lemonade into champagne flutes, filling 1/2 to 2/3 of the way full and top with champagne. Garnish with lemon wedges.
  3. Garnish with lemon.

Champagne Floats

  1. Pour champagne into float.
  2. Place one scoop of sorbet into float.

Yup, that's it!

Champagne Float
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