Elderflower Rosé Cocktail

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Hi!  Hope you’re ready for a new spin on an old cocktail.

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I have been craving a glass of nice rosé and today was my lucky day.  I spotted this beautiful little bottle of Le Grand Courtâge Brut Rosé at World Market and had to have it.

Then… I saw this Belvoir Fruit Farms Elderflower Pressé and had a revelation… I’ve been seeing the classic cocktail of champagne and St. Germain pop up everywhere lately, so I decided to make my own version.  Genius!

This rosé is exceptional, especially at such an affordable price point. Not too dry and not too sweet. Just the right balance.  And the Elderflower Pressè is light and summery tasting, which was really great paired with the bubbly.

I poured 1 oz of the Elderflower Pressé into a champagne glass and then topped it off with the Le Grand Courtâge.  It was the perfect summertime cocktail.  It was so sparkly and refreshing and it even felt a little fancy! 😉  I can definitely see myself drinking a lot more of these this summer!

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This cocktail would add an elegant touch to any party or a bridal or baby shower.

I hope you enjoy this new drink recipe! Let me know what you think! Feel free to comment below.  You can also follow me on Pinterest or Instagram @m_is_for_mimosa.

Cheers!

Raspberry Lemonade Mimosa

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Mother’s Day brunch wouldn’t be complete without Mimosas!

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I had a lot of fun creating this raspberry lemonade mimosa with one of my favorite mommies around!  It’s light and refreshing and perfect for springtime now that raspberries are coming into season.

To make this mimosa, start by soaking some fresh raspberries in champagne.  Then drain and freeze them in a single layer.  You’ll want to do this at least an hour or two before you plan on drinking mimosas.

Once your berries are frozen, place a few in the bottom of your champagne flute or glass.

Pour about 1-2 tablespoons of Raspberry Lemonade over the frozen raspberries.

Top with champagne and enjoy!

This cocktail works best with a drier champagne–we used Korbel Extra Dry, which balanced out the sweetness of the lemonade and paired well with the tartness of the raspberries.

This drink would be great for any girls’ brunch or afternoon cocktail hour.

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I hope you have as much fun testing this drink out as we had creating it–I’d love to know what you think!

Feel free to leave me a comment below or you can always follow me on Instagram @m_is_for_mimosa or look me up on Pinterest.

Cheers!