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This ultra-glam Tiffany mimosa is made with sparkling wine and blue curaçao to get that perfect little blue box shade. This champagne cocktail is an excellent choice for a bachelorette, a New Year celebration, a gender reveal party, or just a fun and fancy dinner party!
For another fun bubbly bevy, try this cotton candy mimosa!
These striking blue Tiffany mimosas straddle the classy, posh, and fun lines and are just the thing for any winter-themed party or a lux brunch.
This idea for a fun mimosa came from Yuzu Bakes. She shares a recipe for a blue curaçao mimosa that was made at her favorite cocktail bar. We've taken that idea and combined it with a French 75 to create a version with honey simple syrup and lemon juice. It's delish!
Why is a Tiffany mimosa blue?
Great question! Tiffany & Co. is an iconic jewelry brand that is known for delivering sterling silver and diamond goods in a classic robin's-egg blue box. The parallel to this mimosa recipe is in the distinct shade of blue. This comes from mixing blue curaçao, sparkling wine, and honey.
What's blue curaçao?
Blue curaçao is a liqueur made from laraha orange peel. It originated in the Caribbean, however, is now popular worldwide, especially in tropical drinks. The bitter orange flavor of blue curaçao mimics the flavors of the orange juice that's typically used in a classic mimosa recipe. And yes, blue curaçoa is actually a bright blue color!
Ingredients to make a Tiffany Mimosa
As far as fancy cocktails go, this Tiffany mimosa recipe comes together in just 5 minutes and you don't need any bar tools, just a few champagne flutes and these ingredients:
- Sanding sugar or granulated sugar: Use this to rim the champagne glasses for a sparkly little touch – think diamonds!
- Hot water: Use hot water to dissolve the honey into, creating a honey simple syrup.
- Honey: Just a tablespoon of honey will do to add a little sweetness to these mimosas.
- Lemon juice: Use fresh lemon juice to create a citrus-forward taste in this cocktail.
- Blue curaçao: A splash of blue curaçao will give that beautiful blue hue and add a bitter orange flavor to the drink.
- Sparkling wine: Use your favorite sparkling wine to add the classic fizz to this mimosa recipe. Champagne or prosecco will work.
How to make a Tiffany mimosa
Here are the basic steps to making these beautiful mimosas:
- Decorate: This step's optional, however, if you plan on putting this mimosa cocktail over the top now's when you'll rim the glasses with sugar and tie bows around the stem of each champagne glass.
- Mix it up: Using a cocktail shaker or jar with a lid add the hot water and honey until combined. Then add the lemon juice and blue curaçao.
- Add your bubbles: Divide the blue mixture between 4 glasses and top with sparkling wine.
Are Tiffany mimosas sweet?
This Tiffany mimosa recipe isn't particularly sweet. The strongest flavors will be citrus, from the lemon juice and bitter orange flavor from the blue curaçao. If you pick a sweeter sparkling wine, you'll have a sweeter drink overall.
Are there any alternatives to blue curaçao?
Blue curaçao is essential to getting that Tiffany blue color. You could replace the liqueur with some Triple Sec, however, you're dancing closer to a classic mimosa look this way. If you want to avoid buying a bottle of blue curaçao, you can use Triple Sec and add blue food coloring until you get just the right shade of blue.
Can I use lemonade in this Tiffany mimosa recipe?
You can use lemonade to replace the lemon juice in this recipe, just know you'll be creating a sweeter cocktail this way.
- 2 tablespoon sanding sugar (or granulated sugar)
- 2 tablespoons hot water
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 2 ounces lemon juice (fresh is best)
- 1 ounce blue curacao
- 12 ounces sparkling wine
- Tie a white ribbon around the stems of four champagne flutes. Run a cut lemon around the rim of each glass then dip it into the sugar.2 tablespoon sanding sugar
- Mix the hot water and honey in a cocktail mixer until the honey dissolves. Add the lemon juice, blue curacao, and a handful of ice and stir until it's cold.2 tablespoons hot water, 1 tablespoon honey, 2 ounces lemon juice, 1 ounce blue curacao
- Divide between the four champagne flutes then top with sparkling wine.12 ounces sparkling wine
We have thoroughly tested this recipe for accuracy. However, individual results may vary. See our full recipe disclosure here.