Say goodbye to your average mimosa and hello to the ultimate brunch upgrade - Frozen Mimosas! This icy delight is like a mimosa slushie and packs a refreshing orange punch without being overpowering, making it the perfect companion for your weekend brunch escapades.
Are you ready to elevate your brunch game? Prepare to dazzle your taste buds with our Frozen Mimosa recipe – a frosty twist on the classic that's equal parts effortless and delicious.
So grab your blender and your favorite sparkling wine, and let's make magic happen!
Ice: The backbone of our frozen concoction, ice provides the frosty texture that sets this drink apart from its traditional counterpart.
Orange Juice: A mimosa staple, orange juice adds a burst of citrus flavor that perfectly complements the sparkling wine. Choose pulp-free or with pulp, depending on your preference.
Sparkling Wine: The effervescent star of the show, sparkling wine adds that fizzy, bubbly excitement we all know and love in a mimosa. Feel free to use your favorite brand or variety.
Orange Wedges (optional garnish): Add a touch of flair and an extra hint of citrus by garnishing your Frozen Mimosas with a fresh orange wedge.
Start by filling your blender with the ice.
Toss the ice, orange juice, and sparkling wine into your trusty blender, and blend away until your mixture is smooth and ice-chunk-free. Remember, no one likes a lumpy mimosa!
Immediately pour your frosty masterpiece into elegant champagne flutes, because presentation matters, darling!
If you're feeling fancy, adorn your Mimosa slushies with a lovely orange slice for that extra touch of sophistication and citrusy goodness.
Orange Slices: A classic choice, orange slices not only add visual appeal but also emphasize the drink's citrus flavors.
Strawberries: Add a pop of color and a touch of sweetness by garnishing your cocktail with a plump strawberry.
Mint Sprigs: Freshen up your Frozen Mimosas with a sprig of mint for a cool, aromatic finish.
Raspberry Skewer: Add a pop of color and a tangy twist by skewering a few fresh raspberries on a cocktail pick and placing it atop your Mimosa slush.
Edible Flowers: Make your cocktail truly Instagram-worthy by garnishing it with edible flowers. Choose colorful, delicate blooms that complement the fruity notes of your cocktail, and you'll have a visually stunning drink that's sure to impress.
Citrus Twist: Give your Mimosa a sophisticated touch by adding a lemon or lime twist. This elegant garnish not only adds a zesty kick but also brings an air of elegance to your drink.
Rim Sugar: Add a playful touch to your Frozen Mimosa by rimming the glass with colored sugar or flavored salt. Simply moisten the edge of the glass with a slice of orange, then dip it into the sugar or salt for a decorative and sweet (or savory) addition that enhances every sip.
Pack an Orange Punch: If you crave a stronger orange flavor, blend in a peeled orange wedge or two for an extra citrus kick.
Ice Matters: Stick to the recipe ratio for the perfect icy consistency. Adding more liquid without extra ice will result in a thinner drink.
Pulp Preferences: Choose orange juice with or without pulp based on your personal preference – it's your mimosa, after all!
Sparkling Wine Selection: Feel free to use any brand or variety of sparkling wine that tickles your fancy.
- 2 Cups Ice
- ½ Cup Orange Juice
- ½ Cup Sparkling Wine
- Orange Wedges (optional garnish)
- Combine all ingredients in a powerful blender and blend until smooth and no chunks of ice remain.
- Immediately pour into a champagne flute, garnish with an orange slice if desired, and enjoy!
While these Frozen Mimosas boast a subtle and well-balanced flavor profile, you might crave a bolder orange taste. To satisfy your citrus cravings, simply toss a peeled orange wedge or two into the blender along with the other ingredients. This addition will truly amplify the zesty orange punch in your drink.
Frozen Mimosas are the ultimate way to elevate your brunch experience and wow your guests. This frosty twist on the classic cocktail offers a refreshing blend of orange juice and sparkling wine, creating a delightful and easy-to-make treat.
Don't be afraid to experiment with garnishes and additional flavors to make this icy concoction uniquely yours. Cheers to a fabulous and frosty weekend brunch with friends and family!