An easy to sip sparkling lemonade recipe made with champagne or sparkling grape juice

Sparkling Lemonade

Sparkling Lemonade is the perfect St. Patrick's Day Cocktail! This easy champagne cocktail is also great for summer sips, Easter and Mother's Day brunch and showers!
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 10 drinks
Calories 125kcal
Author Julie Blanner


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 cups lemon juice
  • 1 bottle champagne (about 3 cups) or sparkling juice


  • Combine sugar and water in a saucepan over medium and whisk until clear making a simple syrup. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  • Combine simple syrup, lemon juice and whisk in champagne. Serve chilled.


  • Be sure to chill your champagne before making the cocktails.
  • Use freshly squeezed lemon juice for the freshest tasting cocktail, don't use the bottled stuff.
  • Sugar rim the glass by either dipping it in water and then the sugar, or rub a little lemon juice around the rim and then dip it.


Calories: 125kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 7mg | Potassium: 116mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1mg