Another Valentine’s Day cocktail coming in hot! Get ready to experience a burst of flavors with the Empress French Kiss! This fancy drink is super easy to make. Just mix 1 oz of Empress elderflower rose gin, 1/2 oz of lemon, and 1/2 oz of Chambord in a shaker with ice. Give it a good shake, then strain it into a champagne glass. Top it off with 4-6 oz of prosecco for the bubbly touch. Garnish it with a twist of lemon peel and some fresh raspberries for that extra pop of color.

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Empress French Kiss

how to make an Empress French Kiss


  • 1 oz Empress elderflower rose gin
  • 1/2 oz lemon
  • ½ oz Chambord
  • 4-6 oz prosecco
  • raspberries, for garnish
  • lemon peel, for garnish



In a cocktail shaker, add Empress gin, lemon, chambord, and ice. Shake until chilled. Strain into a champagne flute and top with prosecco. Garnish with a lemon peel and fresh raspberries. Cin Cin!

Empress French Kiss

what is Elderflower Rose Gin?

Empress Elderflower Rose Gin is like a floral gin that gives off a popular redish-pink color. It’s made with nine natural ingredients, including red rose petals, elderflower, and lavender. The aroma is similar to a sweet-smelling garden – and the taste is what you would expect. Floral forward, touch of sweetness, and the classic gin bite. This special gin is a bit flowery but not too much, and it has a little bit of citrus and spice flavors. It’s like a tasty adventure with a touch of sweetness. So, if you’re new to pink gin, give Empress Elderflower Rose Gin a try in this Empress French Kiss cocktail. You can find out more by visiting Empress Gin’s website (not sponsored).

Empress French Kiss

empress french kiss


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We are Elise and Evan and we're so glad you are here! Cheffing up tasty bites and sips is our love language and we are very happy to share these recipes with you. We both have valuable restaurant experience and have learned a thing or two about making tasty bites and sips. Through Carnelian Cooks we are sharing all of our tips and tricks! Please provide a comment or feedback below on any recipes that you give a try. 

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