Apple Cider Mimosa


This festive Apple Cider Mimosa is the proper mixture of candy, tart and bubbly! Constituted of simply 2 components (apple cider and champagne!). Cheers!

A hand holding an apple cider mimosa.

The Finest Apple Cider Cocktail

We’re huge followers of creating festive cocktails for get-togethers, which is why we’re comin’ atcha with a festive and seasonal champagne cocktail.

This apple cider mimosa  is a twist on the traditional mimosa. This cocktail is one half apple cider, one half champagne, and oh so scrumptious. Cheers!

Trying to have a couple of different cocktail choices to your subsequent gathering? A batch of those apple cider mimosas + this mulled wine + these rosemary collins will just do the trick.

Causes to like this mimosa

It’s the excellent brunch cocktail: You possibly can combine this cocktail up for brunch identical to a traditional mimosa.

Candy + tart: No one likes a very candy cocktail. This mimosa has a little bit of sweetness from the apple and tartness from being a sider. The bubbly from the champagne provides a pleasant chew and poo.

Good for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or any vacation: When you’re internet hosting for the vacations you need easy recipes which are additionally elegant. This recipe is ideal for any vacation for these causes.

Champagne and apple cider.

Components You Want

Who doesn’t love a cocktail that solely calls for 2 components. This mimosa is an elevated model of a traditional mimosa. Listed below are the easy two components you want.

  • Apple cider: we favor a spicy apple cider to a candy apple cider that tastes extra like apple juice. If you will get your palms on some recent apple cider, you’d take this mimosa up a notch.
  • Champagne: don’t skimp on the champagne. You don’t have to purchase the most costly champagne on the shelf, however the higher champagne you purchase the extra scrumptious this cocktail will probably be.

Retailer Purchased or Do-it-yourself Apple Cider?

We love this Prompt Pot apple cider recipe, however in the event you don’t have an Prompt Pot, be happy to choose up store-bought cider — nothing flawed with taking that route both!

Apple cider mimosa rim garnish.

Components for the Garnish

  • Cinnamon: the cinnamon provides each colour and a little bit of heat taste to this cocktail.
  • Turbinado sugar: turbinado sugar is a rough sugar that provides a little bit of sweetness to the rim of the champagne glass and it seems to be stunning, too.
  • Recent rosemary: recent herbs make a phenomenal garnish. We selected a seasonal recent herb for a garnish, however be happy to make use of your favourite herb.
Pouring an apple cider mimosa into a glass.

Make this Apple Cider Mimosa

  1. Put together your glass. Add your cinnamon sugar combination to a plate and blend the 2 components collectively. Moist the highest of a champagne glass and dip the highest of the glass into the sugar and put aside.
  2. Add the cider to the glass. Pour apple cider on the backside of your glass.
  3. Prime with champagne. Prime the apple cider with champagne till it reaches the highest of the glass.
  4. Garnish. You possibly can garnish the apple cider mimosa with recent rosemary, recent apple, or citrus.
Pouring champagne into a glass.

Brut or prosecco work for this cocktail?

YES! Champagne (cava or brut) or prosecco will all work for this cocktail. Prosecco tends to be a bit sweeter than champagne, and brut a lot drier than each champagne and prosecco. So, you do you!

When you don’t have champagne or prosecco a white glowing wine would work, too. Simply make sure it’s not too candy.

Are you able to make a big batch?

Trying to serve a crowd with this cocktail? To verify your champagne doesn’t lose its bubbles earlier than you drink it, we advocate conserving the cider and bubbly separate.

Instruct visitors to pour equal elements champagne to cider right into a champagne glass. Hold your bottle of champagne on ice, and serve your cider in a festive pitcher or mason jar.

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Mimosa Substitutions

Love the thought of this festive bubbly cocktail, however need to sub out a couple of components (or don’t have all of those available)? Listed below are a couple of straightforward substitutions to ensure you’ll be cheers-ing away very quickly:


Champagne not your jam? Prosecco or brut will work simply completely for this drink recipe. Or, seeking to go alcohol free? A seltzer, soda water or perhaps a La Croix will add the fizziness you’re on the lookout for.

In case you are out of bubbly however nonetheless need to make a enjoyable cocktail, attempt topping the apple cider with a scrumptious arduous cider for additional apple bubbly goodness.

Apple Cider

Whereas we will’t say sufficient good issues about home made cider, store-bought cider may also work for this recipe. And a spiced cider will make the apple cinnamon flavors much more distinguished.

Don’t have apple cider? Go along with a traditional mimosa and use orange juice as a substitute.

Sugar Rim + Garnishes

The cinnamon sugar rim on this drink presents simply the proper quantity of candy to this cocktail. Jazz it up with a bit cinnamon, or go for no sugar rim in the event you’re seeking to maintain this much less candy.

Taste tip: It could possibly be enjoyable to make use of home made chai spices on the rim, too!

We love garnishing this champagne cocktail with a slice of apple, however a slice of citrus , a cinnamon stick, or star anise can be beautiful, too.

Apple cider mimosa garnished with cinnamon sticks.

Apple cider mimosa

Apple Cider Mimosa Recipe

This apple cider mimosa is made with solely two components. Jazz up a champagne flute or some other glass and add scrumptious apple cider and champagne. It’s the excellent vacation cocktail.

Prep: 5 minutesPrepare dinner: 0 minutesComplete: 5 minutes

Fats 4

Carbs 23

Protein 0

Yield 1 1x


Apple Cider Mimosa

  • 1.5-oz. chilled apple cider
  • 4-oz. chilled champagne

Rim Garnish

  • 1 tablespoon turbinado sugar (garnish)

Drink Garnish

  • Rosemary sprig
  • Apple slices


  1. Start by making ready the rim garnish for this drink by inserting the turbinado sugar on a small plate.
  2. Subsequent, moist the rim together with your champagne flutes (you should use water or an orange slice) and punctiliously dip them within the sugar combination. Repeat till all champagne glasses are garnished.
  3. Pour chilled apple cider into the champagne flue after which high it with the chilled champagne.
  4. Garnish with recent rosemary and an apple slice.

Vitamin Details

Serving Dimension: 1/4 recipe
Energy: 137
Sugar: 15
Sodium: 30
Fats: 4
Carbohydrates: 23
Fiber: 0
Protein: 0
Ldl cholesterol: 0

Creator: Linley RichterClass: DrinksMethodology: No-BakeDelicacies: American

Key phrases: champagne cocktail

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