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Brunch Basics: Blackberry Citrus Mimosa


Brunch and Mimosas, for many, go together like peanut butter and chocolate.  You can have one without the other, but isn’t it so much more fun when they are combined!  Why not do a twist though on an old favorite.  The blending together of the orange juice and the fresh blackberries really makes for a delicious combination.  The other great thing is that you can also make this into a fun, non-alcoholic drink for those who prefer not to have champagne.  Combine the juice mixture with either club soda or ginger ale for a bubbly non-alcoholic alternative!

Blackberry Citrus Mimosa

  • 60 fluid oz Orange Juice
  • 6-8 oz fresh blackberries
  • 1 bottle of champagne (or ginger ale, club soda, etc. for non-alcoholic version)

Blend together the orange juice and blackberries until smooth consistency.

Refrigerate juice mixture for at least one hour.

Pour champagne to half way point of glasses.  Add juice mixture until glass is full.

Click glasses and enjoy!

30 comments on “Brunch Basics: Blackberry Citrus Mimosa

  1. thethingaboutjoan
    February 1, 2013

    How fun! I love blackberries — think thawed out frozen ones would work just as well?

    The kids always lobby for brinner (“breakfast for dinner”) — so I’m thinking that my husband and I might enjoy these instead of decaf coffee. They almost seem like a dessert! Thanks so much for sharing!

    • Green Door Hospitality
      February 6, 2013

      I think the thawed frozen blackberries would work just fine!! And I think this would be perfect for brinner! 🙂

  2. Leah
    February 1, 2013

    Mmmm, I love these cocktails you’re sharing! I think I need to host a brunch ASAP. 😉

    • Green Door Hospitality
      February 6, 2013

      Hehe!! Thanks Leah! I always think there should be more brunches in the world 😉

  3. SmallHouseBigGarden
    February 1, 2013

    Simple yet so elegant!
    I love that the recipe allows for a non-alcoholic version too…what would you suggest works best…the club soda or ginger ale?

    • Green Door Hospitality
      February 6, 2013

      Thanks! And I’ve tried it with both the club soda and the ginger ale, both are great, though if I would have to choose I would say the club soda.

  4. mmmarzipan
    February 1, 2013

    YES! This sounds amazing! Love the alcohol-free options 🙂

  5. Cynthia
    February 1, 2013

    This sounds so good. I love mimosas.


  6. sugaredpecan
    February 1, 2013

    I love mimosa anything!!! This one looks especially delicious!!!!

  7. petit4chocolatier
    February 1, 2013

    I love blackberries! This sounds so good 🙂

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  9. Christine
    February 4, 2013

    This sounds so good. I need a brunch.

  10. Home Seasons
    February 5, 2013

    Agree with the comment above. We could definitely use a brunch!

    • Green Door Hospitality
      February 6, 2013

      Hehe! If only we could all do something beyond just a virtual brunch with us all!! 🙂

  11. Pride in Photos Photography
    February 6, 2013

    Oh, I wish I would of seen this when I was in Texas! I could of picked the grapefruits right off the tree! Thanks for sharing!

    • Green Door Hospitality
      February 6, 2013

      I think this means you’re just going to have to come back to visit your family (and Texas) very soon! 😉

  12. musingsnyc
    February 6, 2013

    You had me at champagne 🙂

  13. Dogs, Dishes, and Decor
    February 12, 2013

    This sounds divine. It’s OK to have mimosas at midnight, right?

  14. Susan T's Kitchen
    February 21, 2013

    Looks so good! I shared it on my Facebook Page!

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