December 31st is National Champagne Day! Fitting, since it’s New Year’s Eve and that’s the drink that most people use to ring in the New Year. Personally, whatever is close by will work for me. For the bubbly lovers, here is a quick roundup of some of the most delicious recipes:
1. Champagne Margarita
Why not? A new year is supposed to be about making changes and going in a new direction in life. So why wouldn’t you start it off with a new twist on an old classic? This unique margarita from Mantitlement should definitely be on the list of things to try! Find the recipe here.
2. Champagne Cosmo
Are you Sex and The City for life? Try this beautiful version of a famous cocktail from The Blond Cook that our girl Carrie is sure to be proud of.
3. Cotton Candy Champagne Cocktail
How sweet and pretty is this drink? With so many cotton candy flavors to choose from, you can make all the colors of the rainbow! Get this easy recipe from Lauren Conrad and let the celebrations begin!
4. Pineapple Mimosa
Champagne is usually a bit dry for my taste, but pineapple is sure to make it all better! Just adding a bit of sweetness is the perfect balance to toast to the new year. Head over to the Blackberry Babe for the recipe!
It’s fun to make up a champagne libation…but it’s even more fun to put it in the food! Check out these edible adaptations:
6. Champagne Pound Cake
Sometimes you cook with champagne, sometimes you might even put it in the food! Blahnik Baker does an amazingly beautiful job of adding champagne in her pound cake. I’d totally eat it. Get the recipe here.
7. Champagne Kisses
This recipe from The Simple Sweet Life is surprisingly easy to make! 3 ingredients are all you need to make these absolutely beautiful treats! Impress your friends at your NYE party without letting them know just how little work they actually take 😉
8. Champagne Cupcakes with Champagne Buttercream Frosting
I. Want. To. Eat. It. All. I probably will. I’m not going to share these with anyone. If you want some, you’ll have to make them for yourself. Grab the recipe for the cupcakes and frosting from Cake Whiz here.
9. Champagne Jello Shots
I love jello shots. They take a youthful delight and turn them straight into adult-time fun! Swap out the vodka for champagne and you have these winners! Head over to Delish and grab the recipe.
10. Pink Champagne Marshmallows
Dude. I want to make these marshmallows and drop them right into one of my spiked hot chocolates. Probably wouldn’t be the best ideas to mix liquors, but YOLO…amiright? Nicole makes these pink fluffy cubes look like a dream! Head over to her blog to grab the recipe and make them yourself. It’s a wonderful idea for those of us celebrating in colder temps who will be ringing in the new year in front of a fireplace.
Happy New Year to you and yours!