Vibrant and utterly sippable… give your mimosas a facelift!
When cutting into a blood orange, you wonder how a citrus fruit got to be so colorful. The fruit’s crimson hue is so deep that it looks almost too beautiful to eat! Thankfully, the blood orange delivers as much excitement to the taste buds as it does to the eye – its juicy flesh is sweeter and less acidic than a regular orange.
Spiked with the highly aromatic St. Germain Elderflower liqueur
Here the stunning blood orange gives the classic cocktail a facelift. Spiked with Elderflower liqueur and orange bitters, this mimosa is not only vibrant…it’s also utterly sippable.
Blood orange mimosa
active time: 15 min
- 6 oz (175 ml) blood orange juice
- 1 oz (30 ml) St. Germain Elderflower liqueur (Cointreau or Grand Marnier are good substitutes)
- 2 dashes orange bitters
- half bottle Prosecco, Champagne or sparkling wine
- 4 blood orange twists as garnish
- Fill a shaker two thirds of the way with large ice cubes. Add the orange juice, Elderflower liqueur and orange bitters. Shake until the outside of the shaker becomes frosted and strain into 4 chilled champagne flutes. Top with the Prosecco, Champagne or sparkling wine. Garnish each glass with an orange twist and serve.
These mimosas are stunning Viviane! The color is amazing. Love the pairing wiht the Elderflower liqueur!
Oooh… Thank you, Mj!
Gorgeous drink, and I can only imagine how delicious it must taste! I’ve been eating lots of blood oranges this season. Now I have a fabulous excuse to have some more 🙂
best mimosa ever, love blood orange and yes pairing it with Elderflower liqueur is perfect. I want one.
Holy moly that looks amazing Viviane! What a great spring mimosa! Gorgeous!
Raven! You make me laugh! Thank you for your sweet note… and cheers!
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Stunning photos,Viviane. Love the vibrant and bight colour.
Thank you Angie! Raising a glass to you, my dear…