This Blood Orange Mimosa Recipe is a refreshing and vibrant cocktail perfect for any brunch or special occasion. This delightful drink combines the bubbly goodness of champagne with the tangy sweetness of blood orange juice, creating a unique and irresistible flavor. The blood orange mimosa is not only visually stunning with its deep ruby hue, but it also offers a deliciously refreshing taste that is sure to impress your guests. Whether you’re hosting a bridal shower, baby shower, or simply want to elevate your weekend brunch, this cocktail is a must-try.
Why we love this recipe
We love this blood orange mimosa recipe for several reasons.
- First and foremost, the vibrant color of the blood orange juice adds a beautiful touch to the classic mimosa, making it visually appealing and perfect for special occasions or brunch gatherings.
- The combination of tart blood orange juice and sparkling champagne creates a refreshing and slightly bittersweet flavor profile that is a delightful twist on the traditional mimosa.
- Additionally, the simple ingredients and easy preparation make this recipe accessible to anyone looking to elevate their brunch game without spending a lot of time or effort in the kitchen.
Whether you’re hosting a fancy brunch or simply looking to treat yourself to a special drink, this blood orange mimosa recipe is a guaranteed hit. Its unique flavor and stunning appearance make it a standout choice for anyone looking to impress their guests or simply enjoy a delicious and refreshing beverage.
Blood Orange Mimosa Recipe
Champagne- Whatever champagne, or prosecco, that you love.
Fresh Squeezed Blood Orange Juice- The star of this drink, fresh blood orange juice is best.
Triple Sec- Adds smoothness to this cocktail and a bit of extra sweetness.
Fresh blood orange slices- for garnishing this lovely drink
To prepare this mimosa, start with all of your ingredients chilled.
Step 1: Add the blood orange juice to a champagne flute
Step 2: Add triple sec
Step 3: Fill the remainder of the glass with champagne
Step 4: Garnish with fresh fruit
How to make a Blood Orange Mimosa Pitcher Cocktail
If you’re looking to add some zest to your brunch or celebration, a blood orange mimosa pitcher cocktail is the perfect option. It’s easy to make, here’s what you’ll need-
1 (750 ml) bottle of champagne
1 cup triple sec
2 cups fresh squeezed blood orange juice
How to make a pitcher of mimosas:
Combine all of the ingredients into a large pitcher. This recipe totals 50+ ounces, so be sure to use a large enough pitcher to hold everything. Chill the pitcher until ready to serve, and garnish each individual glass with fresh blood orange slices.
Tips & Variations
- If you’re looking to switch it up even more, consider adding a splash of cranberry juice or a few fresh berries to give your mimosa an even fruitier twist.
- You can also experiment with different types of sparkling wine like prosecco, or different flavored liqueurs to create your own unique variation of flavor.
- Juice the oranges ahead of time, and refrigerate the juice to save time when you are ready to make these.
What if I don’t have blood oranges?
Can’t find blood oranges? You can use a bottled juice that has blood orange flavor, or you can just use regular oranges for a classic orange mimosa.
We hope you make some of these blood orange mimosas for your next brunch cocktail. They are super easy, and a great inexpensive drink when blood oranges are in season (December – April in the US!)
Looking for other cocktails?
Try our fun Blood Orange Margarita if you love the taste of blood oranges.
Our Cranberry Orange Mimosas are a fun twist on the classic mimosa cocktail.
Try our Orange Creamsicle cocktail for a delicious citrus treat.
For a tropical mimosa twist, try our Pineapple Mango mimosas!
- 3 ounces champagne
- 2 ounces fresh squeezed blood orange juice
- 1 ounce triple sec
- Fresh blood orange slices for garnish
- To a champagne flute, add blood orange juice, triple sec, and top with champagne.
- Garnish with a fresh blood orange slice
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 412
Nutrition information isn’t always accurate.