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With holidays coming up, there is no better time to enjoy a Christmas mimosa! Easy to prepare, great for crowds, and the ultimate bubbly holiday mimosa.
They’re such a refreshing bubbly drink that all your guests are sure to love. It tastes great and has a very festive feel. So if you’re looking for a holiday mimosa – I highly encourage you to try this recipe.
Christmas mimosa recipe
Now, don’t feel you have to save this Christmas mimosa for your upcoming party. They are a great drink to enjoy at brunch with friends or even while in the middle of the crazy holiday chaos. (Day drinking is totally acceptable here!)
Between the in-laws, dinner planning, gift shopping, and hosting a family party…. the holidays can be a bit on the stressful side. What better time to enjoy this delicious bubbly?!
What I really love about this holiday mimosa is how easy it is to make! Prepare the rim, pour the drink, garnish and serve. It’s that simple! (Which I think is what makes this the perfect Christmas mimosa recipe for a crowd.) Just scroll down below for the full detailed recipe.
Christmas Mimosa ingredients
- corn syrup
- sprinkles or sugar
- orange juice
- orange slices
How to make a Christmas Mimosa
PREPARE RIM: Add a small layer of corn syrup to a small plate and a layer of sprinkles or sugar to another small plate. Dip the glass into the corn syrup and then the sprinkles to coat the rim.
POUR DRINK: Pour orange juice and fill the rest of the way with champagne. Slowly add a splash of grenadine for an ombre effect.
GARNISH AND SERVE: Garnish with orange slices and serve at your next holiday party!
What kind of champagne should I use for mimosas?
The dryer, the better! In order to balance out the champagne and the orange juice, you’ll want something that is dry or semi-dry. A few options to consider include cava, prosecco, and brut.
Can I use vodka or another type of alcohol?
You sure can! While champagne is traditional, you can also use other types of alcohol such as vodka. Since mimosas are intended to be consumed during the day, do keep in mind the alcohol content. Plan accordingly if you opt for harder alcohol.
What kind of glasses should I use?
There are a variety of champagne glasses available to use! Some great options for you to consider are Champagne flutes, the stemless flute glasses, and shatterproof plastic flute glasses (which are great for a crowd at parties!).
What is the best way to make mimosas for a crowd?
The absolute best way is to prepare the rims and then leave the orange juice, champagne, and grenadine out for your guests to serve themselves. (This will preserve the carbonation from the champagne the best.)
The easiest way, however, is to premix it in a large pitcher. That way, all your guests need to do is pour a glass! Just make sure to keep it cold throughout your party. You can even experiment by placing cut-up fruit in the bottom and using different juices to give a special touch (and to give everyone options!).
More tasty holiday cocktails and shots:
- Eggnog White Russian
- Apple Cider Cocktail
- Christmas Cookie Cocktail
- Long Island Iced Tea
- Christmas Jello Shots
- Corn syrup for the rim of the glass
- Sprinkles or sugar for the rim of the glass
- 1/2 cup orange juice
- 1/2 cup champagne
- Splash of grenadine
- Orange slices for garnish optional
- Add a small layer of corn syrup to a small plate and a small layer of sprinkles or sugar to another plate.
- Dip the rim of your glass into the corn syrup and then the sprinkles or sugar to coat the rim.
- Pour the orange juice into your glass and fill the rest of the way with champagne. Optionally, pour a splash of grenadine for an ombre effect.
- Garnish with orange slices and serve.