French Kiss Cocktail

This brandy-based cocktail, flavored with bittersweet chocolate and raspberry liqueur, is brightened with a splash of sparkling red wine.

  • Serves

    serves 1

  • Cook

    5 minutes


By Mandy Cohen

Published on February 12, 2021

For a bubbly cocktail that features chocolate liqueur, Mandy Cohen of New York City’s Paper Daisy whips up this simple cocktail that can be prepared entirely in a champagne glass. “I always like bubbly on Valentine’s Day but since it’s been so cold and snowy in New York, I thought I’d come up with something a little more decadent with a sparkling red,” Cohen says. “It’s got deep forest fruit notes with a lingering chocolate flavor.”



  • 1 oz. cognac
  • 34 oz. Organic Mixology Dark Chocolate & Sea Salt Liqueur
  • 1 barspoon raspberry liqueur, such as Chambord
  • Top with Lambrusco


Step 1

To a coupe glass or champagne flute, add the cognac and liqueurs. Stir gently, top off with a splash of Lambrusco, and serve immediately.

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