Make This Champagne Candy Cane Cocktail Now

December 27, 2023

A Champagne Candy Cane Cocktail is a festive and sweet drink that’s perfect for celebrating the holiday season. Here’s a simple recipe for you:

Champagne Candy Cane Cocktail


  • 1 candy cane (plus extra for garnish)
  • 1 teaspoon peppermint schnapps
  • 1 ounce (30 ml) cranberry juice
  • Chilled Champagne or sparkling wine
  • Crushed ice (optional)
  • Garnish: Mini candy canes or crushed candy cane pieces


  1. Crush Candy Cane:
    • Crush one candy cane into small pieces. You can use a food processor, place it in a plastic bag and crush with a rolling pin, or use the back of a spoon.
  2. Rim the Glass:
    • Moisten the rim of a Champagne flute with water or simple syrup.
    • Dip the moistened rim into the crushed candy cane pieces to coat it.
  3. Add Peppermint Schnapps:
    • Add 1 teaspoon of peppermint schnapps to the prepared Champagne flute.
  4. Pour Cranberry Juice:
    • Pour 1 ounce (30 ml) of cranberry juice into the glass.
  5. Top with Champagne:
    • Fill the glass with chilled Champagne or sparkling wine. You can also add crushed ice if you prefer a colder drink.
  6. Garnish:
    • Garnish the cocktail with a mini candy cane or sprinkle additional crushed candy cane pieces on top.
  7. Serve and Enjoy:
    • Stir gently if desired, and enjoy this festive and minty Champagne Candy Cane Cocktail!

This cocktail combines the crispness of Champagne with the minty freshness of peppermint schnapps, creating a delightful holiday drink. Adjust the proportions to suit your taste preferences, and have a wonderful celebration! —Vita Daily


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