Belle de Jour

This sparkling cocktail can easily be made in large batches. Combine equal parts brandy, Bénédictine, lemon juice and grenadine, then bottle and chill. When guests are ready, just pour some of the mixture into flutes and top with ChampagneCocktail Party Recipes

1 drink


  • Ice

  • 1/2 ounce brandy

  • 1/2 ounce Bénédictine (brandy-based herbal liqueur)

  • 1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice

  • 1/2 ounce grenadine, preferably homemade

  • 3 ounces chilled Champagne

  • 1 lemon twist, for garnish


  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the brandy, Bénédictine, lemon juice and grenadine and shake lightly. Strain into a chilled flute, stir in the Champagne and garnish with the lemon twist.

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