Here are 2 Easter brunch cocktails to start your holiday off right. This recipe is for a pink and tart grapefruit mimosa.
FOR THE GRAPEFRUIT MIMOSA:
1 bottle rosé champagne, chilled
2 cups fresh pink grapefruit juice, chilled
Sliced grapefruit, for garnish
FOR THE ROYAL FRENCH 75:
1 cup gin
½ cup fresh lemon juice
½ cup St. Germain’s Elderflower Liqueur
1 bottle dry champagne
Lemon peel, as a garnish
For the Grapefruit Mimosa:
Tilt a champagne flute at a 45-degree angle.
Slowly fill the glass halfway with the champagne.
Top the champagne with the pink grapefruit juice.
Garnish with a slice of fresh pink grapefruit.
For the Royal French 75:
Fill a large cocktail shaker with ice. Pour in the gin, lemon juice, and St.Germain’s and shake until the outside of the shaker is ice cold.
Strain the liquid into 6 champagne flutes.
Top each flute with champagne.
Twist a lemon peel over each cocktail to allow the essential oils to flavor the drink.
Garnish with the twisted lemon peel.
- Prep Time: 10 minutes
- Category: Starters - Cocktails
- Method: Pour / shake
- Cuisine: American/ French Fusion
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