12 Brunch Cocktails to toast the weekend

by | Mar 14, 2016 | All, Breakfast & Brunch, Prosecco & Champagne, Sparkling Wine

Why should Friday and Saturday nights have all the fun? Check out our list of 12 Brunch Cocktails to toast the weekend! 

Why should Friday and Saturday nights have all the fun? Go beyond the bellini with our 12 favorite Brunch Cocktails to toast the weekend!

Brunch has this luxurious appeal, don’t you think? Typically only reserved for holidays or lazy weekend mornings (at least around our houses), the opportunity to linger with friends and family over a delicious meal can feel downright decadent. So why not take the opportunity to complete the indulgence with a well-deserved brunch cocktail? We’ve hand picked our 12 favorite Brunch Cocktails to toast the weekend. Cheers!

If you aren't hosting Sunday brunch soon, you'll find a reason to after you try this Mexican Mimosa. Tequila is the secret ingredient that takes the mimosa to another level.1. Mimosas might be standard brunch fare, but tequila gives this Mexican Mimosa a south of the border twist that is absolutely crave-worthy.

Stock up on fresh berries and greet your guests with a tray of these tasty Bubbly Strawberry Mojitos at your next party!2. Save some of those luscious spring berries for these super sippable Bubbly Strawberry Mojitos.

Greyhound Cocktail Recipe= A Greyhound Cocktail is made with freshly squeezed grapefruit juice and gin, making it a tasty alternative to Bloody Marys for Sunday brunch.3. Take the grapefruit off the fruit platter and add it to your cocktail instead in this simple, 2-ingredient Greyhound Cocktail.

Take your love of tequila beyond the margarita with this recipe for refreshing, bubbly Raspberry Palomas! 4. A hint of jalapeño in these refreshing Raspberry Palomas adds just enough zip to wake up even the sleepiest of heads.

Bubbles add instant sparkle to a drink. This Cranberry Orange Prosecco Cocktail is a tasty way to toast friends and family. 5. You can’t beat a celebratory brunch toast with these gorgeous Cranberry Orange Prosecco Cocktails in hand.

A fabulous Bloody Mary recipe made from scratch. Perfect for tailgating and Sunday brunch.6. Every brunch needs a Bloody Mary, and this easy homemade version beats the bottled mix any day.

Three ingredients are all you need to wow your guests with this Classic Champagne Cocktail. 8. Keep your brunch cocktail traditional with these Classic Champagne Cocktails. Three ingredients are all you need!

This recipe for Peach Rosé Sangria is great for groups and parties because everything is done in advance. 9. Batch cocktails always win points in my book, and this make ahead Peach Rose Sangria just made hosting Sunday brunch that much easier.

This Ginger Grapefruit Sparkler mixes bubbly prosecco with spicy ginger liqueur and tangy grapefruit juice - a perfect brunch cocktail!10. The warm and spicy ginger liqueur in these Ginger Grapefruit Sparklers will make you want to linger over brunch as long as possible.

Just say no to plain boring mimosas! We made this Grand Orange Mimosa with freshly squeezed orange juice and Grand Marnier to transform an ordinary mimosa into an outstanding one.11. Put a spin on your usual mimosa recipe with these Grand Orange Mimosas. (Hint: the secret ingredient makes all the difference in a top notch cocktail!)

Forget the overly sweet, frosty daiquiris you've ever had. These Strawberry-Kiwi Daiquiris will give you a whole new appreciation for this classic rum cocktail. 12. Forget your experience with syrupy, frozen daiquiris. These Strawberry Kiwi Daiquiris will completely redefine how you think about this tasty rum cocktail.

Why should Friday and Saturday nights have all the fun? Go beyond the bellini with our 12 favorite Brunch Cocktails to toast the weekend!

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    I love every single one of these cocktails! Now I need to plan some fun brunch gatherings!!!

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      The more, the merrier!

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    so many great cocktails! they all look so refreshing. The ginger grapefruit sparkler is a must try for me!

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      That’s a favorite of ours, too, Kristi!


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