Christmas morning cranberry mimosa

The Mimosa is a refreshing drink that will make your brunch or special occasion extra festive. This Christmas cocktail is so easy and delicious! This Christmas morning cranberry mimosa is made with cranberry juice and rosemary syrup for a sweet, tart, well balanced sparkling cocktail that's balanced and refreshing. 

If you've been looking for an easy recipe for your cocktail party, or a perfect holiday cocktail to start your day - you've come to the right place.

Something about a bubbly drink brings on the holiday cheer.

 

tall glasses filled with cranberry juice and champagne on a silver tray with rosemary and dried orange slices

The Mimosa is probably one of the most-known morning cocktails in today's society. A signature cocktail found at brunch and breakfast tables and special occasions all over. But this holiday cranberry mimosa is a fun twist. This drink consists simply: any sweet and tart fruit juice champagne. In the Autumn we love an Apple cider mimosa, It's the perfect cocktail for the holiday season. What better way to start off your holiday parties?

In the summer we love a traditional mimosa with fresh squeezed orange juice. But on Christmas morning or to ring in the new year? Only this Christmas morning cranberry mimosa will do. Delicious dry champagne with tart cranberry juice and sweet rosemary simple syrup? A magical champagne cocktail drink indeed. The tartness of the cranberry juice

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Ingredients in Christmas morning mimosa:

 

Step by step how to make a Christmas morning mimosa:

Add some cranberries to your champagne flute or glass of choice

Add your rosemary simple syrup

Pour your chilled cranberry juice

Top with champagne

Garnish! And enjoy! Merry Christmas!

Variations:

If you like a sweeter drink, add candied strawberries and sugared rosemary as a garnish.

If you want to make it a mock tail, add ginger ale or sparkling white grape juice

Crush up some candied cranberries for a sugared rim

Squeeze some orange juice, or blood orange juice, and garnish with an orange peel or dried orange for a cranberry orange mimosa. Add just a splash of orange liqueur for a fun twist!

overhead shot of Christmas morning mimosa, with cranberries and fresh rosemary and dried orange

 Christmas morning Mimosa bar ideas:

This time of year, get in the holiday spirit by serving holiday brunches filled with delicious food and drinks.

There is nothing like the joy of getting ready for Christmas morning and seeing your guests in all their glory, sipping on mimosas in their matching pjs as they prepare to sit and open gifts. The best part? Setting up this fun holiday Mimosa bar couldn't be easier! A mimosa bar is always on the menu when we have guests staying at our house for the holidays. And you can't miss out on this easy cocktail for a holiday brunch.

All you have to do is set it up so everyone can help themselves without waiting.

All you need to do is set out glasses, champagne, your syrup, your juice, and plenty of garnishes so your guests can make it their own. 

You may also want to place your champagne in a large ice bucket, so they stay nice and chilled. 

overhead shot of Christmas morning mimosa, with cranberries and fresh rosemary and dried orange

Christmas morning cranberry mimosa

Yield: 1 mimosa
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 2 minutes

The Mimosa is a refreshing drink that will make your brunch or special occasion extra festive. This Christmas cocktail is so easy and delicious! This Christmas morning cranberry mimosa is made with cranberry juice and rosemary syrup for a sweet, tart, well balanced sparkling cocktail that's balanced and refreshing. 

Ingredients

  • 3 oz cranberry juice cocktail
  • 3 oz champange
  • 1/2 oz rosemary simple syrup
  • garnish

Instructions

    Add some cranberries to your champange flute

    Add in rosemary syrup

    Add cranberry juice

    Top with sparkling champange

    Garnish

Notes

Serve immediately.

Nutrition Information
Yield 1 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 172Total Fat 2gSaturated Fat 1gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 1gCholesterol 0mgCarbohydrates 16g

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