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Make brunch more beautiful with a refreshing strawberry mimosa. With fresh strawberry orange juice, honey, and sparkling wine, this champagne cocktail is perfect for any occasion. And it's ready in 10 minutes!
Mimosas are why we brunch and this strawberry mimosas recipe is everything we love about the classic, with a fun berry twist. We love to make when berry season is in full swing, when the strawberries are sweet and juicy.
It's beautiful and surprisingly easy to make. The extra step that this strawberry mimosa recipe requires is well worth the effort, and the blender does all the work. Feel free to customize the sweetness by adding more honey, or omitting it for a drier drink. Cheers!
You only need four ingredients to make this strawberry mimosa recipe. Here's what you'll need:
- Strawberries – fresh juicy strawberries with green tops removed.
- Orange juice – use store-bought or freshly squeezed orange juice to give the mimosa a lighter taste.
- Honey – optional, to sweeten things up. If you prefer a drier cocktail, leave it out.
- Sparkling wine – a dry sparkling wine works best and we usually go for cava or prosecco.
How to make a strawberry mimosa
Here's how we make this strawberry mimosa in a few simple steps:
- Start by adding the strawberries, orange juice, and honey (if using) to your blender then blend until it's smooth.
- Then, strain it through a fine-mesh sieve.
- Pour about ¼ cup of the strawberry juice in each flute glass and then carefully top with sparkling wine. It will bubble up a lot so go slow!
Like a sugar rim on your flute glass? Simply dip the rim in water and then in sugar.
The perfect ratio
A classic mimosa is equal parts fruit juice to sparkling wine, but you can adjust this ratio depending on your tastes or your crowd. If you know you like a stronger drink, add more sparkling wine. When we're serving these strawberry mimosas to a crowd, we usually opt for more juice.
Can I make these strawberry mimosas ahead of time?
You can definitely make the strawberry orange juice ahead of time and store it in the fridge in a sealed jar for up to 3 days. Give it a little shake before using it as it will separate when it's stored.
How long does it keep in the fridge?
This recipe actually makes 2 cups of strawberry orange juice, which is enough to make 8 mimosas. If you don't use it all right away, store extras in the fridge for up to 3 days.
Can I use a different sweetener?
You could use maple syrup in place of the honey but it will taste slightly more woodsy. Agave syrup also works well.
Ideas for serving strawberry mimosas
It's time to up your breakfast or bunch game with these refreshing rosy cocktails. Now the big question is, what to serve: sweet or savory?
Here are some of our favorite sweet and savory breakfast recipes:
- Apple Pancakes
- Walnut Banana Protein Pancakes
- Peanut Butter Oatmeal with Berry Chia Jam
- Coconut Triple Chocolate Oatmeal
- Super Simple Homemade Coconut Yogurt
- Strawberry Banana Bread
- Poppy Seed Lemon Banana Bread
- 2 cups chopped strawberries (green tops removed)
- 1 cup orange juice
- ¼ cup honey (see notes)
- 1 bottle sparkling wine
- Place the strawberries, orange juice, and (if using) honey into your blender and blend on high until smooth.2 cups chopped strawberries, 1 cup orange juice, ¼ cup honey
- Strain the strawberry juice through a fine-mesh sieve.
- Pour about ¼ cup of the strawberry juice between champagne flutes then carefully top with sparkling wine. It will bubble up a lot so go slow!1 bottle sparkling wine
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