Caribbean Champagne Recipe

Caribbean Champagne

Caribbean Champagne Recipe
Region / culture: Caribbean | Preparation time: 5 minutes | Servings: 1


Caribbean Champagne
Caribbean Champagne

Caribbean Champagne is a delightful and refreshing cocktail that combines the tropical flavors of rum, banana liqueur, and champagne. This bubbly drink is perfect for special occasions or simply to enjoy on a warm summer day.


The origins of Caribbean Champagne are not well-documented, but it is believed to have been inspired by the tropical flavors of the Caribbean islands. This cocktail is a popular choice for celebrations and parties, as it is both elegant and delicious.


How to prepare

  1. Pour the rum and crème de banane into a champagne flute.
  2. Fill the flute with champagne and stir gently.
  3. Top the drink with a slice of banana.


  • For a twist on the classic recipe, try adding a splash of pineapple juice or coconut cream to the cocktail. You can also experiment with different types of rum or liqueurs to create your own unique version of Caribbean Champagne.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

When making Caribbean Champagne, be sure to use a light rum for a smooth and subtle flavor. The crème de banane adds a sweet and fruity note to the drink, while the champagne provides a touch of effervescence. Be sure to stir the cocktail gently to mix the ingredients without losing the bubbles in the champagne.

Serving Suggestions

Caribbean Champagne is best served chilled in a champagne flute, garnished with a slice of banana for a tropical touch.

Cooking Techniques

The key to making a perfect Caribbean Champagne is to pour the ingredients in the right order and stir gently to mix without losing the bubbles in the champagne.

Ingredient Substitutions

If you don't have crème de banane on hand, you can substitute with banana liqueur or a splash of banana syrup for a similar flavor.

Make Ahead Tips

You can pre-mix the rum and crème de banane in a cocktail shaker and store in the refrigerator until ready to serve. Just add the champagne and garnish with a banana slice when you're ready to enjoy.

Presentation Ideas

Serve Caribbean Champagne in a chilled champagne flute for an elegant presentation. You can also add a colorful paper umbrella or cocktail stirrer for a fun and festive touch.

Pairing Recommendations

Caribbean Champagne pairs well with light appetizers such as shrimp cocktail, fruit skewers, or cheese platters. It also complements seafood dishes like grilled fish or lobster.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Caribbean Champagne is best enjoyed fresh, but you can store any leftover cocktail in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours. Just be sure to stir gently before serving to mix the ingredients.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

A serving of Caribbean Champagne contains approximately 100 calories.


Caribbean Champagne is a low-carb cocktail, with only a small amount of carbohydrates coming from the crème de banane and champagne.


Caribbean Champagne is a low-fat cocktail, with no significant fat content.


Caribbean Champagne is a protein-free cocktail.

Vitamins and minerals

Caribbean Champagne does not provide significant amounts of vitamins or minerals.


Caribbean Champagne may contain sulfites from the champagne, which can be an allergen for some individuals.


Caribbean Champagne is a light and refreshing cocktail that is relatively low in calories and free of fats and proteins. It is a great choice for those looking for a festive drink without a lot of added calories.


Caribbean Champagne is a delicious and tropical cocktail that is perfect for any celebration or special occasion. With its refreshing flavors and bubbly effervescence, this drink is sure to be a hit with your guests. Cheers!

How did I get this recipe?

The first time I saw this recipe, I knew it was something I had to make. It was a hot summer day and I had just finished attending a food festival in the heart of the Caribbean. As I wandered through the vibrant stalls, filled with exotic fruits and spicy aromas, I stumbled upon a small stand run by a local woman named Maria.

Maria was a master in the art of Caribbean cuisine and she had a sparkle in her eye that told me she had a secret to share. She beckoned me over with a warm smile and handed me a glass of sparkling liquid that shimmered in the sunlight. "Try this," she said, her voice lilting with a musical accent. "It's my special recipe for Caribbean Champagne."

I took a sip and was immediately transported to a tropical paradise. The drink was a symphony of flavors—sweet and tangy with a hint of spice that tickled my taste buds. I knew right then and there that I needed to learn how to make this magical elixir.

Maria was more than happy to share her recipe with me. She took me under her wing and taught me the art of mixing and blending, of balancing flavors and textures. We spent hours in her kitchen, chopping and stirring, tasting and adjusting until we had perfected the recipe for Caribbean Champagne.

The key, Maria explained, was in the ingredients. We used fresh pineapple and mango, crushed and strained to extract their sweet juices. We added a splash of coconut milk for creaminess and a dash of ginger for a subtle kick. But the secret ingredient, Maria whispered with a mischievous twinkle in her eye, was a splash of rum—a nod to the Caribbean's rich tradition of spirits.

As we mixed and blended, Maria shared stories of her homeland—of sunny beaches and lush rainforests, of vibrant markets and lively festivals. She spoke of the importance of food in Caribbean culture, of how recipes were passed down through generations, each one a treasure to be cherished and shared.

I listened intently, soaking up every word, as I absorbed not just the recipe for Caribbean Champagne but also the spirit of the Caribbean itself. It was a lesson in history and culture, in tradition and innovation. And as I sipped the final product, a glass of golden liquid that sparkled like sunshine in a bottle, I knew that I had not just learned a recipe—I had gained a deeper understanding of a rich and vibrant culture.

Since that day, I have made Caribbean Champagne countless times. I have shared it with family and friends, bringing a taste of the tropics to cold winter nights and rainy summer afternoons. Each time I make it, I am transported back to that sunny day in Maria's kitchen, surrounded by the sights and sounds of the Caribbean.

And as I pass on the recipe to my own grandchildren, I know that I am not just passing on a list of ingredients and instructions. I am passing on a piece of history, a taste of tradition, a sip of the Caribbean's rich and vibrant culture. And I hope that they, too, will feel the magic of this special drink, as they create their own memories and stories to pass on to future generations.


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