Gold Shimmery Champagne Cocktail - an easy shimmery New Year's Eve Cocktail that is perfect as any celebration cocktail. Get the recipe for this floral and bubbly, elderflower champagne cocktail with non alcoholic options too. 

Gold Shimmery Champagne Cocktail (Elderflower Champagne Cocktail)

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 6
Author: Dini
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Ingredients

Cocktail Version

    Elderflower Liqueur Base (Gold Shimmery Liqueur)

    Gold Shimmery Champagne Cocktail

    • 1 bottle 750 mL of chilled champagne or prosecco (avoid extra brut or brut-nature)

    Non-alcoholic Version (this will be sweeter than the cocktail version)

      Gold Shimmery Base

      Gold Shimmery Bubbly Mocktail

      • 1 bottle of chilled sparkling white grape juice or apple juice OR
      • 1 bottle of lemonade for a less expensive option

      Instructions

      Cocktail Version

        Elderflower Liqueur Base (Gold Shimmery Liqueur)

        • Mix the St Germain liqueur with the gold luster dust until you see gold swirls/shimmer.
        • If you cannot find St Germain liqueur, mix the vodka, elderflower cordial and gold luster dust together to create the homemade gold shimmery liqueur. Chill until needed.

        Gold Shimmery Champagne Cocktail

        • Measure ¾ of an ounce (½ jigger) of the gold shimmery liqueur into each champagne flute.
        • Top with chilled champagne (about 4 oz) and serve.

        Non-alcoholic Version (sweeter than the cocktail version)

          Gold Shimmery Base

          • Mix the elderflower cordial and the shimmery luster dust until you have gold shimmery swirls. Chill until needed.

          Gold Shimmery Bubbly Mocktail

          • Measure about ¾ of an ounce of the gold shimmery base into each champagne flute.
          • Top with chilled sparkling grape juice or apple juice (about 4 oz) and serve.

          Notes

          Notes - If the luster dust settles to the bottom, give it a quick stir and it will suspend in the drink again and create those lovely swirls.