This Classic Mimosa Recipe is a refreshing, easy cocktail made with just two ingredients that’s bubbly and bursting with the best tangy orange flavor!
This Classic Mimosa Recipe is such an easy, yet tasty, and refreshing option to serve at a Mother’s Day brunch, mid-morning bridal shower, or really, any special occasion! Personally, I like to enjoy them all day long while basking in the sunshine!
For this recipe, I prefer using high-quality prosecco but you can also use your favorite dry sparkling wine! Regardless of what you choose, this recipe guarantees a fool-proof cocktail to whip up when you need something quick and easy to serve to friends and family!
For this Classic Mimosa Recipe just grab a bottle of sparkling wine and orange juice. Finish each glass off by garnishing it with orange slices!
I’ve found the best Mimosa ratio is 2 parts orange juice to 6 parts sparkling wine! If you prefer a stronger Mimosa just add in more sparkling wine!
You could also make this drink with other flavored orange juices such as orange-pineapple juice! Then garnish the edge of the glasses with both orange slices and pineapple wedges!
Or even with orange-mango juice and hanging wedges of mango and oranges off the rim of the glass! Using blood orange juice would be another delicious variation to try!
How To Make A Classic Mimosa
- Pour orange juice into your favorite champagne flute.
- Top with champagne or prosecco.
- Dress your Mimosa up by garnishing it with slices of oranges, enjoy!
Frequently Asked Questions
How Do I Make This Mimosa Non-Alcoholic?
Swap out the champagne for a sparkling white grape juice, sprite, or even ginger ale for a non-alcoholic mimosa. Keep in mind the final taste will differ from an alcoholic mimosa!
Do I Need To Refrigerate The Champagne?
Chilled sparkling wine will give these Mimosas the best flavor, so yes! Warm mimosas just don’t seem to taste the same!
Can I Use High Pulp Orange Juice With This Mimosa Recipe?
Absolutely! You can use whatever orange juice you love to make your Mimosas!
How Many Mimosas Can I Get From A Bottle Of Champagne?
A standard bottle of champagne has 25.4 ounces in it. Since this recipe calls for 6 ounces of champagne per Mimosa you’ll get roughly 4 Mimosas per standard bottle of champagne.
Brunch with the girls just seems better when you have a cocktail like this Classic Mimosa in your hand! Here are more fun and tasty cocktails great for serving at brunch that will instantly become a favorite!
- Breakfast Martini (Easy Brunch Cocktail) – Sweet and citrusy while still being a beautifully balanced and flavorful sipping cocktail dressed up with wedges of cinnamon toast!
- Cocoa Puffs White Russian Cocktail – A fun cocktail made with Kahlua, vodka, cream, and cocoa puffs!
- Best Bloody Mary – Labeled the best from the 3 secret ingredients that make this mixed drink absolutely delicious!
- French 75 Cocktail – Bright citrus flavors combine with earthy notes of gin and the sparkle of champagne for a must-have drink recipe everyone will enjoy!
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- 2 ounces orange juice
- 6 ounces champagne or prosecco
- Orange slices for garnish
- Pour orange juice into a champagne flute.2 ounces orange juice
- Top with champagne.6 ounces champagne or prosecco
- Garnish with an orange slice and serve.Orange slices
- You can also make a mimosa with flavored orange juices, like orange-pineapple juice or orange-mango to add flavor.
- Flavored simple syrups can also add flavor.