Champagne + Cotton Candy Holiday Cocktail

Happy Friday guys! To celebrate the month of December, I wanted to share with you this delicious recipe, so decadent and so easy to make. I found originally the idea on Pinterest and it uses three ingredients : Champagne [because… December and holiday] or sparkling wine if you prefer, Saint Germain liqueur, and…. cotton candy! Yep, cotton candy, that literally melts in the Champagne, and gives this cocktail a fabulous pink tone and a sweet taste, while the Saint Germain liqueur adds a little sourness to the ensemble.

Since I don’t have a cotton candy machine at home – to the despair of my 2 daughters – and I doubt most of you have one either, I found some packaged cotton candy here for those interested.

PS: On a side note, do you know how we call cotton candy in French? “Barbe à papa”, which literally translates into “dad’s beard.” Pretty sweet, heh?

Cotton Candy & Champagne Holiday Cocktail | FrenchByDesign


  • Champagne or sparkling wine
  • Saint Germain liqueur
  • Cotton candy [in any flavor you like]


Place a bit of cotton candy inside your glass. Add a dash of St. Germain, and then fill to the top with Champagne; and watch the cotton candy dissolve in front of your very eyes; drink immediately.

Cotton Candy & Champagne Holiday Cocktail | FrenchByDesign

Happy, happy hour, and a lovely weekend to you! Xo, Si-


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Please drink responsibly.



2 thoughts on “Champagne + Cotton Candy Holiday Cocktail

  1. I was just dazzled by your styling of this post, Si.
    Your subtle use of color, the sprig and the minimalist presentation conveys such a light
    and festive energy.

    Thanks for this post.
    The recipe looks yummy as well. I will be breaking out that lovely looking St. Germaine
    bottle and thinking fun thoughts.

    1. Oh, thank you so much @Terry! Enjoy your holiday cocktail, and happy holiday season to you and your loved ones. Xx-

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