A Festive Cocktail to Make Your Holidays Merry and Bright!

All-Time Favorite Cranberry Mimosa Cocktails

Dazzle your guests at this year’s Christmas brunch get together by filling this sleek champagne flutes with a vibrant cranberry mixture that will welcome the New Year in good taste.

Simply stir together a few ingredients and you will be on your way to a memorable afternoon overflowing with fun. So raise your glasses and toast to the promise of great things to come in the New Year.

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This champagne cranberry cocktail (also known as a cranmimosa) is the perfect beverage to serve for brunch with friends or at a party.

It’s a simple recipe made with dry sparkling wine, Cranberry juice, orange juice and a splash of Grand Marnier add a light, refreshing, and tastes like a celebration. 

Not sure what to serve with your brunch mimosa. Try these tasty eats with some apple pancakes, smoked salmon eggs benedict, croque monsieu or this indulgent gruyere and white cheddar strata.

Here’s to good health, happiness, and prosperity.

Cheers!

Full recipe in the recipe card below. 

Cranberry Mimosa Holiday Cocktail

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Drinks
Servings 8

Ingredients
  

  • 4 cups Cranberry syrup
  • 1 bottle champagne (or prosecco)
  • 8 Skewers of fresh cranberries (for garnish,optional)
  • 8 Sprigs of Rosemary (for garnish, optional)
  • 1 1/2 tsp Lemon Juice
  • Zest of a lemon
  • Pinch of salt
  • Grand Marnier (optional)
  • Orange Bitters (options)

Cranberry Syrup

  • 1 3/8 Cup Sugar
  • 1 1/4 Cup Water
  • 4 Cup Fresh cranberries (1lb)
  • 1 1/2 tsp lemon Juice
  • Pinch of salt
  • zest of lemon

Garnish

  • 4 Sprigs of Fresh Rosemary
  • 8 Fresh Cranberries
  • Lime Juice (for rim of flute)
  • Sugar (for rim of flute)
  • splash orange bitters (to taste, optional)
  • splash Grand Marnier (to taste, optional)

Instructions
 

  • In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine sugar and water and stir until sugar has dissolved. Add cranberries and lemon zest and bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer mixture until cranberries burst, about 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and let cool 10 minutes, then strain mixture into a clean jar. Let cool completely.

HOW TO MAKE A MIMOSA

  • Line champagne flutes with lime and dip in sugar.
  • Pour about a tablespoon of cranberry syrup into the bottom of champagne flutes, then top off each flute with champagne.
  • Use a toothpick to poke a hole through cranberries. Thread rosemary skewer through cranberries and garnish mimosas.
  • So easy! Sometimes we get fancy and add a drop or two of orange bitters on top or even a splash of Grand Marnier and add maybe a garnish, but these are completely optional. 

Making this cocktail couldn't be any easier.

  • And even though we've listed amounts in the recipe card, this is one cocktail. No need to fuss over measuring exact quantities! You can just free pour to your taste buds.

Notes

Can I make this a virgin cocktail?
Yes! Simply omit the Champagne and use Perrier bubbly water instead.

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