Grand Orange Mimosa Recipe

by | Mar 22, 2018 | All, Breakfast & Brunch, Liqueurs, Prosecco & Champagne, Sparkling Wine

Just say no to plain boring mimosas! We created this Grand Orange Mimosa recipe with freshly squeezed orange juice and Grand Marnier to transform an ordinary mimosa into an outstanding one.

Trio of Grand Orange Mimosas in champagne flutes on white background with a silver tray. Garnished with fresh orange wedges.

A traditional mimosa can be kind of boring. They are good and all, (I mean, we’re talking bubbles, so you really can’t go wrong) but why settle for good when you can add a few more ingredients and get a Grand Orange Mimosa that will knock your socks off?

What is the best orange juice for mimosas?

A Grand Orange Mimosa starts with freshly squeezed orange juice. Please don’t skip this critical step. Buy freshly squeezed juice at the store or take a few extra minutes to squeeze your own juice. Any kind of orange will work. I’ve tried Blood Oranges, Cara Cara Oranges and just plain navel oranges. The only difference between them is how much simple syrup you use – less for sweeter oranges, more for tart oranges. (So if you’re counting, that’s a lot of mimosas, right? But it’s all in the name of recipe testing. What can I say? This mimosa recipe is solid. I’m a giver like that.)

What other ingredients do you need to make this Grand Orange Mimosa recipe?

Not many. I amped up the orange taste with Grand Marnier, added a little simple syrup and topped it off with my favorite Prosecco. You can use your favorite sparkling wine – just make sure it is on the drier side otherwise your drink will be too sweet.

Once you try this tasty cocktail, you’ll never drink a plain mimosa again. It’s easy to make but totally worth a couple of extra steps.  Sunday brunch can’t come soon enough. Who’s coming over?

Grand Orange Mimosas for everyone.

Having a large group for brunch? Set up an Easy DIY Mimosa Bar and let your guests do the work!

Top down shot of Grand Orange Mimosa recipe on a silver tray with orange slices for garnish.

If you like this Grand Orange Mimosa recipe, you’ll love these other brunch cocktails!

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Champagne bottle pouring into Champagne flute filled with Grand Orange Mimosa recipe with orange slices on skewers for garnish on a white background.

 

 

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Grand Orange Mimosa

Grand Orange Mimosa
Just say no to plain boring mimosas! We created this Grand Orange Mimosa recipe with freshly squeezed orange juice and Grand Marnier to transform an ordinary mimosa into an outstanding one.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 parts freshly squeezed orange juice, chilled
  • 1/2 - 1 part simple syrup
  • 1 part Grand Marnier
  • Prosecco or Champagne, chilled

Instructions

  1. Pour juice, simple syrup and Grand Marnier in a champagne flute.
  2. Top with Prosecco and serve immediately.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

1

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 933Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 20mgCarbohydrates: 183gFiber: 1gSugar: 173gProtein: 2g
collage images of Grand Orange Mimosa recipe on white background with fresh orange slices for garnish

 

 

 

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12 Comments

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      You can never go wrong with bubbles!

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    YESSSSSS please! we have been adding Grand Marnier to our margaritas at home lately – SO good. mimosaii are my favorite, I will have to try this one soon! we love the La Marca prosecco too.

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      Ooh, I love Grand Marnier in my margs too! We would drink well together 😉

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    I was hoping when I saw “Grand” Mimosa you meant my beloved Grand Marnier!! Absolutely brilliant!

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      It makes such a difference! 🙂

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      Can’t go wrong with this one!

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    Yeah! Why just have a plain ol’ mimosa????? This looks delish. I will buy a ticket for your
    train on this one. Ha! How many mimosas do you get with each ticket? I might have to buy at least two tickets.

    I don’t normally talk about ME, but please make note of the slight name change from Wild Goose Tea. New web design too—whoopeeee and am adding some new features.

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      Oooh, can’t wait to check out your new site, Carol! 🙂 Cheers!

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    This is seriously the best sounding drink. Can’t wait to try it!

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      Cheers, Cathy! It’s one of our favorite morning sippers!

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