Cranberry Mimosas

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Cranberry Mimosas

Yield: 12 servings

Prep Time: 15 min

Great holiday morning drink! We had these on Christmas morning as we were opening gifts and everyone wanted a second one (and a third!) Big hit!

Ingredients:

4 cups cranberry juice, chilled
4 cups orange juice
2 (750 ml.) bottles Champagne, chilled
12 slices fresh orange, for garnish (optional)

Directions:

Fill twelve 12-ounce glasses with ice; pour 1/3 cup cranberry juice into each glass. Top each serving with 1/3 cup orange juice and about 1/2 cup Champagne. Garnish with orange slices, if desired.

Source: RecipeGirl.com (adapted slightly from Cooking Light)

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13 Responses to “Cranberry Mimosas”

  1. 1

    Katie — December 26, 2009 @ 8:05 AM

    My husband & I REALLY loved these. We drank them all day long on Christmas. Can’t wait to share this with the rest of the family.

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    Pam — November 13, 2011 @ 5:58 PM

    Can you use a different liquor instead of champagne? It wouldn’t be a mimosa, but I can’t tolerate champagne.

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    Lori Lange — November 14, 2011 @ 7:39 AM

    Cranberry mixed with sparkling water?

  4. 4

    Barbara — December 10, 2011 @ 2:04 PM

    Vodka is an alternative to the champagne.

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    Kay — November 1, 2012 @ 5:00 AM

    Can you buy cranberry juice somewhere…all I find these days is Cranberry Juice cocktail…is this what you use??? Thanx.

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    Lori Lange — November 1, 2012 @ 8:46 AM

    Yes, I believe that Cranberry Juice is pretty much sold as “Cranberry Juice Cocktail” nowadays.

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    Steph — November 3, 2012 @ 12:43 PM

    100% Juice Cranberry juice can be found almost anywhere Cranberry juice is sold. Pretty sure Ocean Spray makes it along with many other brands.

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    Deanna — November 4, 2012 @ 9:30 AM

    Ginger ale can be used instead of champagne – we make orange juice and ginger ale “mimosas” for our kids on special occasions. Can’t wait to try the cranberry version!

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    emily — November 14, 2012 @ 12:08 PM

    Any chance you know how to make if I wanted to put it in a dispenser – so everyone can serve themselves, pre-mixed? Would I use 1 jug of cranberry, 1 jug of orange juice and 2 bottles of champagne?

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    Lori Lange — November 15, 2012 @ 5:33 AM

    I haven’t tried using champagne (bubbles) in a dispenser, so I’m not sure how that works out. I’m sure people do champagne punch, so it would probably be okay. You’d just have to play around with the flavor as far as amounts.

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    Roberta — December 21, 2013 @ 5:47 PM

    Proseco is great in place of champagne.

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    Lorle Roper — March 1, 2014 @ 9:38 AM

    Hi Lori,

    Trying this recipe. Hope all is well with you and your family. Fletcher Hills has never been the same without you. I only have six more years to go!

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    Lori Lange — March 3, 2014 @ 6:18 AM

    oh my gosh, so nice to hear from you! I miss everyone at FH too :) Enjoy!