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Have Some Mother’s Day Mimosas!!


Happy Mother’s Day

It’s not Mothers Day without mimosas! We hope all the moms out there feel extra special today. Happy Mother’s Day from all of us at Happy Hour Near Me! Today is a great day to get brunch, and what is brunch without mimosas? But, anyone can figure out how to make a simple mimosa…. It’s just champagne and orange juice, right? Welll…… yes. And no…. Aren’t the moms in your life more special than just boring orange juice? Make things more exciting for mom with these special and delicious mimosas:

Bellinis are a delicious twist on the traditional mimosa. These two recipes are both really good, fruity & sweet, but we understand that some people prefer a simpler alternative. The second recipe is for you.

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Peach Bellini Recipe

Traditional Bellini

Ingredients:

  • 16 ounces of defrosted frozen peaches (you can use fresh peaches too)
  • 4 ounces (1/2 cup) water
  • 2 ounces (1/4 cup) sugar
  • 1 bottle of bubbles (champagne, prosecco or sparkling wine)

Directions:

  1. Puree peaches, strain & refrigerate until cold
  2. Boil sugar and water until water is dissolved. Chill until cold
  3. Mix sugar water with peach puree
  4. Add chilled peach mixture to bottom ¼ of champagne flutes
  5. Pour bubbles on top, gently stir
  6. Enjoy responsibly!
Easy Bellini

Ingredients:

  • 3 ounces peach schnapps
  • 3 ounces orange juice
  • Bottle of bubbles (champagne, prosecco or sparkling wine)

Directions:

  1. Pour ½ ounce each of orange juice and peach schnapps into bottom of champagne flute
  2. Top with champagne
  3. Enjoy responsibly!

Oh, yeah! Did we mention that May is also National Margarita Month? So grab your favorite moms and enjoy Mother’s Day Mimosas and National Margarita Month with this refreshing blend of mimosas and margaritas:

DIY Mimosa Margarita Drink Recipe

DIY Mimosa Margarita Recipe

Mimosa Margaritas

Ingredients:

  • 16 ounces orange juice
  • 4 ounces of silver tequila
  • 3 ounces of Grand Marnier or Cointreau
  • 2 ounces of fresh squeezed lime juice
  • Bottle of champagne, prosecco or sparkling wine
  • A lime cut into 8 wedges
  • 1 orange cut into 6 half wheels (optional for garnish)
  • Coarse salt for rim of glasses

Directions:

  1. Rim 6 glasses with lime and dip in coarse salt.
  2. In a pitcher, combine orange juice, tequila, Grand Marnier/Cointreau, and lime juice.
  3. Stir Gently and pour into salt rimmed glasses.
  4. Pour the sparkling wine (or champagne, or prosecco) on top of the tequila lime mixture.
  5. When the bubbles settle, top each glass with ½ an ounce of Grand Marnier or Cointreau
  6. Garnish with lime wedges & orange wheels
  7. Enjoy responsibly!!

Just in case you don’t know how to make the good, old fashioned, traditional mimosa…… here ya go:

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Traditional mimosas are good too!

Traditional Mimosa

Ingredients:

  • Orange juice
  • Bubbles! (Champagne, prosecco, or sparkling wine)

Directions:

  1. Pour champagne into flutes
  2. Top with orange juice

Happy Mother’s Day everybody! Enjoy responsibly!!

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