Adapted from The New Basics by Sheila Lukins and Julee Russo
Classic Champagne Cocktail
1 small sugar cube
Several dashes of orange or Angostura bitters
Chilled dry champagne
3/4 ounce Armagnac or Cognac, optional
Twist of lemon or orange zest, for garnish
- Place the sugar cube in the bottom of a champagne flute glass and sprinkle the bitters on top.
- Fill the glass with champagne and float the Armagnac or Cognac on top, if using. Garnish with the twist and enjoy!
Makes 1 drink.