Liam's Midnight Toast

A flavorful, colorful and classy cocktail for Christmas or New Year's Eve.
By: Stephen Phillips
Midnight Toast Cocktail

Midnight Toast Cocktail

When New Year’s rolls around try entertaining your guests with a midnight toast cocktail full of flavor, color and class. Cheers to a great year!

Single serve

Ingredients:

4 oz. champagne (reasonably priced non-vintage champagne is fine)
1/2 oz. cognac
1/2 oz. Grand Marnier
dash of Campari
orange wheel (garnish)
crushed ice

Preparation:

  1. Fill a large chilled wineglass with crushed ice.
  2. Add the following in exactly this order:
  • Champagne
  • Cognac
  • Grand Marnier
  • Campari

   3.  Garnish with an orange wheel.

Keep Reading

Next Up

Ring in the New Year With Three Bubbly Cocktails

Top bars around the country share what they're serving on New Year's Eve.

6 Resolution-Friendly Healthy Appetizers

Did you resolve to eat better this New Year? Stay on track without skimping on great flavor with these healthy party food recipes.

Marble and Gold Fondant-Topped Cookies

Glam up your New Year’s Eve party with these gilded, marbleized cookies. Ready-made cookies will make short work of the project; we recommend digestive biscuits, which are lightly sweet wheat cookies. You can find them in the “British Food” section in American grocery stores.

Tipsy, Glitzy Chocolate-Covered Strawberries

Toast your New Year's Eve party guests with strawberries and champagne! Each berry is dipped in dark chocolate, then brushed with food-safe metallic luster dust. Luster dust is available for purchase at cake decorating supply stores. Pipettes deliver a sip of bubbly champagne, so give it a squeeze as you take a bite of the strawberries. Pipettes are sold online and at many specialty kitchen stores.

Glitzy Candy-Dipped Fortune Cookies

Good fortune lies ahead for party guests with these delicious candy-dipped cookies. Fancy sprinkle assortments can be found online or mix your favorite sugar pearls, confetti and sparkling dragees for this project. Food color pens can be found at most craft stores in the baking aisle.

Sparkling Donut Hole Pops

Celebrate the Times Square Ball Drop with these sparkling donut hole pops! Donut holes come in all shapes, sizes and flavors. Look for your favorite flavor cake donut holes that are perfectly round, as they will make the best-looking pops.

A Christmas Mint Julep

The classic New Orleans cocktail gets a garden makeover with fresh mint, rosemary and cranberry.

Pink Peppermint Cocktail Recipe

Stuck with a slew of swirly, peppermint candy? Here's a delicious (and pretty!) cocktail guaranteed to please.

Hoppin' John Recipe

Cook up this traditional New Year's Day meal for good luck all year long.

On TV

Follow Us Everywhere

Join the party! Don't miss HGTV in your favorite social media feeds.