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Three coupe glasses filled with a clear liquid, basil leaf, pomegranate seeds and a lemon rind curl.

Spicy French 75 Cocktail

Spicy French 75 Cocktail is a refreshing, citrusy and spice infused cocktail that is finished off with some bubbly. Gin, lemon juice, jalapeño infused simple syrup and champagne are the perfect combination for this sparkling holiday drink.
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Course: cocktails
Cuisine: Cocktails
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1 cocktail
Calories: 324kcal


  • 1 ½ Ounces Gin
  • ¾ Ounce Fresh Lemon Juice
  • ½ Ounce Spicy Simple Syrup Store Bought or Homemade
  • 2-3 Ounces Champagne
  • Garnish: Lemon Peel, Basil Leaf and Pomegranate Seeds

Spicy Simple Syrup

  • ¼ Cup Granulated Sugar
  • ¼ Cup Water
  • 1 Jalapeno Pepper Sliced


  • In a cocktail shaker filled half with ice, add the gin, lemon juice and simple syrup; shake until fully combined
  • Pour the gin mixture into your glass, top off with champagne and garnish with a basil leaf, pomegranate seeds and a lemon rind twist
  • Serve and enjoy!

Spicy Simple Syrup

  • In a small sauce pan, combine the sugar and water and bring to a boil
  • Lower the heat to medium, add in the sliced jalapeños and allow the syrup to simmer for 5 minutes or until thickened
  • Strain the jalapeños and pour the Spicy Simple Syrup into a glass jar
  • Place the jar in the refrigerator and allow the syrup to cool completely before using


Serving: 1cocktail | Calories: 324kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 8mg | Potassium: 86mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 51g | Vitamin A: 151IU | Vitamin C: 17mg | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 1mg
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