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Kumquat Champagne Cocktail Recipe

This is a great cocktail for the festive period, and an ideal choice for New Years Eve in particular.
Prep Time 3 mins
Total Time 3 mins
Course cocktail
Servings 1
Calories 170 kcal


  • 1ΒΌ cup Thinly sliced kumquats plus more for garnish
  • 1/3 cup Grand marnier
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • 1 750 ml Bottle of chilled champagne or other bubbly


  • In a small bowl muddle the first three ingredients together with the back of a spoon.
  • Let sit for 10 minutes.
  • Strain liquid through a fine mesh strainer.
  • Pour two tablespoons of kumquat liqueur into champagne flutes and top with champagne.
  • Garnish with sliced kumquats.


The kumquat represents prosperity in the Chinese tradition, and supposedly anyone who eats kumquat during the new year will be insured good fortune, prosperity and happiness.
Keyword champagne cocktail, champagne drinks, kumquat cocktail