Apple Cider Mimosa Recipe

Apple Cider Mimosa Recipe

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Looking for the best apple cider mimosa recipe? 

Mimosas are good any time of year, and there are lots of them! In fact, people will often offer a mimosa bar at weddings, mother’s day brunches, or some other special event.  This apple cider mimosa recipe seems much like the rest – there are only two ingredients!  However; it’s about how much of each ingredient that is important, as well as the quality of champagne, as well as if you plan to gussie it up at all for the fancy pants in the crowd.  

How to make an apple cider mimosa with prosecco

It’s a perfect fall cocktail!

The tastes of fall are some of my favorites.  Cinnamon and brown sugar, cider, a little bubbly.  It’s all delish.  There’s nothing quite like the taste of crisp apples this time of year.  There isn’t anything like pairing it with bubbly.  This easy apple cider cocktail is the perfect way to celebrate autumn and the holidays this fall.  Thanksgiving is a fabulous time to share this treat, but I have to say – I’ll be mixing up a batch for Halloween as well! 

How do I make an apple cider mimosa?

Simple.  

  • Fill your champagne flute 3/4 of the way with Prosecco (champagne if you prefer).
  • Finish the glass with good quality apple cider
  • Garnish with an apple slice
  • Enjoy!

What type of apples do you use for garnishing an apple cider mimosa?

My go-to apple is the Honeycrisp.  Honeycrisp apples simply don’t brown nearly as quickly as other varieties! The best part is that you don’t need to rub any citrus on them (which can change the taste), or wrap them tightly.  They simply don’t brown. You can learn more about this delicious variety of apple here.

How to make an apple cider mimosa with Prosecco
Raw Organic Honeycrisp Apples Ready to Eat

Can you use Prosecco instead of champagne for mimosas?

The answer is yes.  I do it all of the time.  Prosecco will give you mimosa a sweeter taste that pairs nicely with a tart apple cider.

How to Make an Apple Cider Mimosa

Apple Cider Mimosas

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 2 minutes

Looking for the perfect fall cocktail? Apple cider mimosas are delicious made in a pitcher for a crowd, or as a simple fall cocktail for yourself. this holiday apple cider mimosa pitcher is delish! Fall cocktail recipes must include this cocktail! Serve it for Thanksgiving with a caramel on the side for the perfect treat!

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups fresh apple cider
  • 1 bottle chilled Prosecco 
  • 1 Honeycrisp apple sliced thinly
  • Cinnamon & brown sugar for the rim (optional)

Instructions

  1. Fill 3/4 of your glass with cold Prosecco.
  2. Finish with apple cider.
  3. Garnish with thinly sliced apple slices and serve.

Notes

If you'd like to present your cocktail in a way that's a bit fancy - rim the glass with a combonation of brown sugar and cinnamon! Simply mix a tablespoon of sugar, and a teaspoon of cinnamon. Mix well and pour onto a small plate. Wet the rim of your glass with a lime and place the rim of the glass into the mixture. So pretty!

I hope you enjoy this Apple Cider Mimosas recipe! It’s one of my favorite celebration drinks! Learn how to pair it perfectly for your fall or holiday party in my new digital cookbook, Holiday Sips!

Cheers,

JJ



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