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Apple Cider Mimosas Recipe

Apple Cider Mimosas Recipe – You are only 2 ingredients away from the best, most refreshing, and seriously delicious Mimosas! Prepared with just apple cider and a dose of Prosecco, these Apple Cider Mimosas are going to be the stars of Thanksgiving brunch! 

Stop worrying about what drinks you’ll be serving this Holiday Season because, combining apple cider with champagne makes the most mouthwatering sipper you’ve ever had. An amazing Fall twist on this classic drink makes it a great choice for Holiday parties, or just for a regular Sunday brunch.

On Wednesdays, too. Heck… if I had it my way, it’d be an everyday snack. 🥂 

MIMOSAS

Mimosas are light and refreshing which is why they are the most preferred choice for a brunch cocktail. The classic Mimosa is always prepared with Orange Juice and Champagne. However, since rules were made to be broken, I always like to add a bit of a twist:

and now, Apple Cider Mimosas

Apple Cider in champagne glasses.

HOW TO MAKE APPLE CIDER MIMOSAS

  • For each champagne flute, we will need about 1/2 cup CHILLED apple cider and 1/4 cup CHILLED champagne, preferably Cava or Prosecco. Note that the classic ratio calls for 1 part champagne to 1 part juice.
  • If making a pitcher, I suggest to use 4 cups apple cider and 1 (750 ml) bottle of champagne. 
  • If you want to make those fancy rims on the champagne glasses; combine ground cinnamon plus granulated sugar on a shallow plate. Then, in a separate bowl or plate, pour about a 1/4 cup apple cider.
  • Dip top of glasses in apple cider, then dip in cinnamon-sugar to coat. Set aside for a minute to dry. Then, pour in the Mimosas. 

Prosecco bottle with Mimosa cocktails.

WHAT KIND OF CHAMPAGNE IS BEST FOR MIMOSAS

  • You want to use a delicious dry sparkling wine. As noted above, Prosecco is the most popular option, as well as Cava, or use a good bottle of real Champagne. 

For a non-alcoholic Mimosa, use sparkling white grape juice.

apple cider mimosas in glasses with cinnamon sugar.

HOW TO MAKE AHEAD

  • Combine the champagne and apple cider in a pitcher, and keep in the refrigerator until ready to use.

Whether you are making those Mimosas right on the spot, or hours ahead of time, please make sure that you serve them COLD. 

Mimosas are perfect for the Holidays and brunches, but they are also popular at birthdays, weddings, bridal showers, and more. Basically, there’s never a bad time to drink. 😆 

ENJOY!

TOOLS USED IN THIS RECIPE

Apple Cider Mimosa in champagne flutes with apple slices.

Apple Cider Mimosas

Katerina | Diethood
You are only 2 ingredients away from the best, most refreshing, and seriously delicious Mimosas!
5 from 11 votes
Servings : 8 servings
Prep Time 5 mins

Ingredients
  

FOR GARNISH (OPTIONAL)
  • 1/4 cup fresh apple cider
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • Apple slices
FOR THE MIMOSAS
  • 4 cups fresh apple cider, chilled (NOT apple cider vinegar)
  • 1 (750 ml) bottle Prosecco, Cava, OR your favorite dry sparkling wine, chilled

Instructions
 

  • Pour 1/4 cup apple cider in a plate or bowl.
  • Combine cinnamon and sugar in a separate plate.
  • Dip top of champagne glasses in apple cider, then dip in cinnamon-sugar to coat; set aside for a minute to dry.
  • Fill champagne flutes about halfway with apple cider and top with champagne.
  • Garnish with apple slices and serve.

Notes

WW FREESTYLE POINTS: 5

 
HOW TO MAKE AHEAD
  • Combine the champagne and apple cider in a pitcher, and keep in the refrigerator until ready to use.
VIRGIN MIMOSAS
  • For a non-alcoholic Mimosa, use sparkling white grape juice.

Nutrition

Serving: 1 cup | Calories: 111 kcal | Carbohydrates: 17 g | Protein: 1 g | Fat: 1 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Sodium: 12 mg | Potassium: 209 mg | Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 15 g | Vitamin C: 1 mg | Calcium: 23 mg | Iron: 1 mg | Net Carbs: 16 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Drinks, Drinks/Cocktails
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: apple cider, apple cider mimosas, brunch recipes, holiday drinks, holiday recipes, how to. make mimosas, mimosas
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13 comments on “Apple Cider Mimosas Recipe”

  1. What a great cocktail and perfect for Thanksgiving morning! Looking forward to enjoying this over the next few weeks, indeed! Delish!

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