This is a stunning Blueberry Champagne Cocktail for any celebration, its medium-sweet flavor combined with its fine champagne bubbles and its touch of blueberries gives it a reddish hue that is very attractive to the eye!
What is Blueberry Champagne Cocktail?
A cocktail made with champagne is always well accepted, especially for women! So, in this recipe, we mix fresh Blueberries, Lemon juice, Aperol, and a touch of Blood Orange juice and finish it off with Brut Champagne to give it fizz!
Ingredients For Blueberry Champagne Cocktail
- Aperol Liqueur is an Italian bitter aperitif citrusy orange liquor with a light and refreshing flavor.
- Fresh Blueberries- Blueberries are a superfood that can help maintain healthy bones, lower blood pressure, control diabetes, and prevent heart disease.
- Fresh Squeeze Lemon Juice- The acidity of the lemon juice will balance the sweet flavor.
- Blood Orange Juice- The tart flavor of the blood orange will bring citrusy and reddish color that will give a bright color and vitamin C to the cocktail.
- Agave Syrup is optional- If you like slightly sweet cocktails, add a teaspoon of agave nectar to balance the acidity of the champagne and the citrus of the lemon juice.
- Dry Brut Champagne- The effervescence of the fine bubbles of the champagne will give a long finish to all the flavors of the cocktail.
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How to Make Blueberry Champagne Cocktail?
You will love this Blueberry Champagne Cocktail for quick and easy preparation!
The combination of mixed flavors and aromas with the end of fine bubbles that the champagne gives us a perfect drink!
You must try it!
Step 1. Add blueberries, lemon juice, blood orange juice, and Aperol liqueur in a cocktail shaker
Step 2. Muddle gently until obtaining a mixture.
Step 3. Add ice and then shake gently for 5-8 sec.
Step 4. Strain and pour 1/3 of the mixture into a champagne flute with ice and then fill up very slowly with champagne, garnish with blood orange wheels or a skewer of blueberries, and ENJOY!
Variation of a Blueberry Champagne Cocktail
Try this variation:
Gin– Add and remove the Aperol to give it a more herbal and botanical flavor!
Chambord- replace the Aperol liqueur with liqueur de Chambord (raspberry liqueur)
Rosé Champagne- substitute champagne brut with Rosé champagne to give more complexity and freshness!
Cranberry Juice- Replace Blood orange juice with cranberry juice this will provide a tart flavor that combined with the Aperol and the blueberries is perfectly balanced!
Prosecco- You don’t necessarily have to finish this cocktail with champagne, you can substitute it with prosecco or cava!
Fresh Berries- You can replace the blueberries with strawberries, raspberries, or blackberries, this cocktail is delicious with fresh berries!
When to Serve Blueberry Champagne Cocktail?
This stunning cocktail, it´s refreshing for these hot days!
Try it as a:
- Brunch with friends
- Beach Time
- Pool Parties
- Reading your favorite book
- Lunch with Family
- Happy Hour Drink
- Mother’s Day
- Kentucky Derby
- After Dinner
- Before Dinner
What is The Best Champagne for a Blueberry Cocktail?
Here is a list of the different types of champagne depending on their sugar degree.
- Brut: up to 15 grams of sugar per liter.
- Extra dry: between 12 and 20 grams of sugar per liter.
- Dry or Sec: between 17 and 35 grams per liter.
- Semi-dry, Semi-sec, or Demi-Sec: between 33 and 50 grams of sugar per liter.
Frequently Asked Questions?
Can I use Prosecco?
If you can, it will not affect the cocktail at all if you use prosecco or cava at the end we want the effervescence in the cocktail, apart from the benefit the cost is much less than that of a champagne.
Can You Mix Champagne and Liquor?
If you can mix liquor with champagne, these have a low degree of alcohol that does not overshadow the champagne and provide flavors and aromas.
Why Do You Put Blueberries in Champagne?
champagne goes very well with different fruits and fresh berries are one of them that will add flavor, texture, color, and aroma to our cocktail.
Can I make it With Out alcohol?
Yes, you can turn it into a mocktail by substituting Aperol Liquor with cranberry juice and club soda for champagne. The kids will love this!
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- 1 oz Aperol liqueur
- 6 Blueberries
- ½ oz Fresh lemon juice
- ½ oz Blood orange juice
- 1 Teaspoon of agave syrup optional
- Champagne to fill up.
- For garnish wheels of orange blood and a skewer of blueberries optional
- Add blueberries, lemon juice, blood orange juice, and Aperol liqueur in a cocktail shaker.
- Muddle gently until obtaining a mixture.
- Add ice and then shake gently for 5-8 sec.
- Strain and Pour 1/3 of the mixture into a champagne flute with ice and then fill up very slowly with champagne or sparkling wine, garnish with blood orange wheels or a skewer of blueberries and ENJOY!
Amount Per Serving Calories 497Total Fat 1gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 20mgSodium 136mgCarbohydrates 40gFiber 3gSugar 30gProtein 53g
Nutrition information isn´t always accurate!