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Frozen Cranberry Mimosa

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Cheers to the holidays this year with this frozen cranberry mimosa. Perfect for enjoying Thanksgiving, Christmas, and for New Years. With only three ingredients and 5 minutes of prep time, you will enjoy this drink in no time. 

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The holidays will be here before we know it, which means there will be celebrations almost every night. One of my favorite drinks around the holidays is mimosas. And these frozen cranberry mimosas with sugared cranberries are the ultimate treat! They are refreshing, slushie, and have just the right amount of alcohol and cranberry! Once you make these for your next gathering, your guests will request you make them again and again. 

For more cocktails, be sure to try our blue Hawaiian jello shots and our shark jello shots, and of course our Pina Colada jello shots.

Ingredients:

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  • 2 Cups cranberry juice
  • 1 Cup Champagne or Prosecco, chilled
  • Sugared cranberries for garnish

How to Make Frozen Cranberry Mimosa

  • In an empty ice cube tray, fill with the 2 cups of cranberry juice and place in your freezer for at least 2 hours or until completely frozen.
  • Using a blender, add the frozen cranberry juice ice cubes and blend until smooth and resembles a slushie. Add the 1 cup of chilled champagne or prosecco and lightly pulse until combined. Don’t over pulse as it will become uncarbonated.
  • Pour the frozen mimosa into champagne glasses and garnish with the sugared cranberry slices. Serve immediately.

Tips, Tricks, and FAQs

  • You can easily double or triple the recipe. 
  • Be sure you use sweetened cranberry juice to make these nice and sweet.
  • Brut Champagne is great for a bubbly mimosa as well. 
  • Feel free to add a touch of orange to this recipe to change up the flavor a bit. 
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Storage

This is best enjoyed right away. You will want to follow the make-ahead directions if you prefer to make it ahead of time.

Freezer

If you prefer to save it for later, blend as directed. Once blended, pour your frozen cranberry mimosa into ice trays and freeze. These will keep for up to 1 month in the freezer. Just note that the mimosa will become less carbonated after storing.

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Can you make frozen cranberry mimosa ahead of time?

You can prep this ahead of time, but it is best to assemble it right before serving. To make it ahead, you will want to freeze your cranberry juice in the ice trays. Once frozen, you can add them to a freezer bag and continue to freeze until you are ready to enjoy. 

Before serving, add all the ingredients to your blender and blend, then serve. 

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How do you sugar cranberries?

Sugaring cranberries is easy. To sugar fresh cranberries. Combine ¼ cup water with ¼ sugar and cook over low heat until the sugar is dissolved. 

Remove from the heat and add 1 cup of fresh cranberries and stir. 

Drain the cranberries from the sugar water and toss the cranberries in a ½ cup of sugar. 

Let dry for 2 minutes and place on a pick for garnish.

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More Recipes:

Yield: 4

Frozen Cranberry Mimosa

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Cheers to the holidays this year with this frozen cranberry mimosa. Perfect for enjoying Thanksgiving, Christmas, and for New Years. With only three ingredients and 5 minutes of prep time, you will enjoy this drink in no time. 

Prep Time 5 minutes
Additional Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups cranberry juice
  • 1 Cup Champagne or Prosecco, chilled
  • Sugared cranberries, for garnish

Instructions

  1. In an empty ice cube tray, fill with the 2 cups of cranberry juice and place in your freezer for at least 2 hours or until completely frozen.
  2. Using a blender, add the frozen cranberry juice ice cubes and blend until smooth and resembles a slushie. Add the 1 cup of chilled champagne or prosecco and lightly pulse until combined. Don’t over pulse as it will become uncarbonated.
  3. Pour the frozen mimosa into champagne glasses and garnish with the sugared cranberry slices. Serve immediately.

Notes

It is best to enjoy the frozen mimosas right away. 

You can store leftover frozen mimosa mixture in the freezer for up to 1 month in a freezer-safe bag or ice cube trays. The mimosa will become less carbonated after storing.

To sugar fresh cranberries. Combine ¼ cup water with ¼ sugar and cook over low heat until the sugar is dissolved. Remove from the heat and add 1 cup of fresh cranberries and stir. Drain the cranberries from the sugar water and toss the cranberries in a ½ cup of sugar. Let dry for 2 minutes and place on a pick for garnish.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 139Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 12mgCarbohydrates: 19gFiber: 1gSugar: 14gProtein: 1g

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