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The Ritz Cocktail

You'll need

  • 20 ml
  • Cognac
  • 20 ml
  • orange juice
  • 10 ml
  • lemon juice
  • 1 tsp
  • caster sugar
  • To taste:
  • Champagne or sparkling wine, chilled
  • To serve:
  • orange twist

Method

  • 01
  • Combine Cognac, juices and sugar in a cocktail shaker. Shake well, strain into a Champagne flute, top with Champagne or sparkling wine, garnish with orange twist and serve.

"I enjoy the depth of this Champagne cocktail," says North Bondi Italian Food's award-winning bartender, Oliver Stuart. "I occasionally add a couple of bar spoons of Cointreau also, but when the oranges are in their prime it doesn't need it! It's the kind of cocktail that suits a festive occasion perfectly and one my guests enjoy before a weekend lunch in the summer."

At A Glance

  • Serves 1 people
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At A Glance

  • Serves 1 people

Featured in

Jan 2009

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