Citizen Reporter
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14 Nov 2021
10:00 am

Must-try mimosa recipes for Sunday brunch

Citizen Reporter

Go all out for yourself and the family today by creating these refreshing and tasty mimosa recipes to enjoy over your Sunday brunch.

A delicious and refreshing mimosa for brunch. Picture: iStock

Call your loved ones over and prepare a beautiful and delicious Sunday brunch meal and try out these yummy, refreshing and easy-to-make mimosas for yourself and your loved ones to enjoy over your Sunday brunch.

Tequila sunrise mimosa

Tequila sunrise mimosa
Tequila sunrise mimosa. Picture: iStock


  • 1 part tequila
  • 1 part your favourite champagne
  • 2 parts orange juice
  • Splash of grenadine syrup
  • Orange slices for garnish (optional)


  1. Pour tequila in a champagne flute 1/4 full, then pour champagne until it reaches halfway.  Pour orange juice almost to the top, followed by a splash of grenadine.
  2. Garnish with a fresh orange slice, if desired.

Dole whip mimosa

Dole whip
Dole whip mimosa. Picture: iStock


  • 1/4 cup of sugar, for rimming champagne flutes
  • Pineapple wedges
  • 1 cup of pineapple juice
  • 1/3 cup of coconut milk (not canned)
  • 1 bottle of champagne, cava, or prosecco
  • 1 whipped topping, for serving

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  1. Pour sugar onto a shallow dish. Run a pineapple wedge around 6 champagne flutes and dip in sugar. Set aside.
  2. In a tall glass, stir together pineapple juice and coconut milk until combined. Pour into champagne flutes and top off with champagne.
  3. Garnish each flute with whipped topping and a fresh pineapple wedge.

Strawberry shortcake mimosa

Strawberry shortcake
Strawberry shortcake mimosa. Picture: iStock


  • 10 strawberries
  • 1/2 cup of finely crushed Nilla wafers
  • 2/3 cup of strawberry ice cream
  • 300mlof vanilla vodka
  • 1 bottle of Champagne or Prosecco
  • Whipped cream


  1. Run a sliced strawberry around the rim of Champagne flutes. Dip each rim in Nilla crumbs.
  2. Into each flute, drop 1 tablespoon strawberry ice cream, then add 1 ounce vodka and top with Prosecco.
  3. Top with whipped cream, a sprinkle of Nilla crumbs, and a strawberry for garnish. Serve.


Pom-mosa. Picture: iStock


  • 1 cup of sweetened pomegranate juice
  • 1 bottle of champagne
  • Pomegranate seeds, for garnish


  1. In champagne flutes, fill with 1/4 cup sweetened pomegranate juice and top off with champagne.
  2. Garnish with pomegranate seeds.

Summer crush mimosa

summer daze
Summer crush mimosa. Picture: iStock


  • 1/4 cup of sugar
  • Zest of 1 orange
  • 3 cans of orange and mango juice
  • 1 bottle of prosecco or champagne
  • Grenadine
  • Orange slices, for garnish


  1. On a small shallow plate, stir together sugar and orange zest. Use an orange wedge to wet the rim of four glasses, then dip in sugar mixture.
  2. Fill each glass halfway with Spindrift, then top with prosecco or champagne. Finish with a splash of grenadine and an orange wedge for garnish.

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