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  • Writer's pictureKristaleagh Walthall

Apple Cider Mimosas

I miss brunch, like a lot. Its another one of my super basic white girl traits along with my love for tacos and margaritas, Starbucks, and all things Apple. I miss working it, I miss getting to go and enjoy it, I miss getting to get all dressed up and take selfies with my friends, I miss all of the fun options I pretend to peruse before getting the same thing I always do, and most importantly, I miss getting to drink all of the fun and fruity brunch drinks.


I know some restaurants are doing brunch again, but I now work on Saturdays and Sundays and we aren't doing brunch at the moment so I still don't get to enjoy it.


That being said, sometimes, I make my own brunch. It's not the same, but there are some perks to it. Bottomless mimosas at home but whenever I want them? Sign me up.


Now that it's fall, I want to be able to enjoy brunch on the patio one last time before it gets too cold, but I also want to drink all of the warm fall seasonal cocktails everyone has at the same time. Mimosas are great, but orange juice has more of a summer tropical beach feel and doesn't hit the "I need to feel like I'm at pumpkin patch in a giant sweater" spot.


Because I like brunch and am obsessed with seasonal drinks, I came up with this fun fall flavored alternative to your regular mimosa.


This is super easy to make, tastes super good and is perfect alongside your favorite brunch foods like french toast, pancakes, etc.


I hope you enjoy them as much as I do!


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Apple Cider Mimosa

Makes 4 champagne flutes


Ingredients

12 oz Champagne (about 1/2 a bottle)

4 0z Fireball Whiskey

6 oz Apple Cider or Apple Juice

Apple slices

Cinnamon sticks


Pour all of the ingredients into a pitcher and stir. Toss in a couple cinnamon sticks and apple slices, pour into champagne flutes, and enjoy!


Optional: Rim your champagne flutes with cinnamon sugar before filling with the mimosa for a little extra sweetness and fanciness.


Take a shot for how much alcohol I drank trying to perfect this recipe and toast to a new yummy fall brunch drink.

Cheers,


Kristaleagh


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Kristaleagh Walthall
Kristaleagh Walthall
Oct 25, 2020

@Clarissa Cabbage It’s just enough that there’s a little bit of a kick but not too much that you feel like you’re just drinking straight whiskey!

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Clarissa Cabbage
Clarissa Cabbage
Oct 25, 2020

Wow these look fantastic! It never would've occured to me to use apple cider! I'm not a big fan of the bubbles in Champaign so I like that yours had some fireball in it!

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Kristaleagh Walthall
Kristaleagh Walthall
Oct 24, 2020

@Robin O’Donovan I was referring to the American style mulled apple juice, but you could totally use the alcoholic kind if you like the taste better!

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Robin O'Donovan
Robin O'Donovan
Oct 24, 2020

This looks delicious! When you say cider are you referring to the American style mulled apple juice or the alcoholic cider like Bulmers? I definitely want to try these. Thanks

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Kristaleagh Walthall
Kristaleagh Walthall
Oct 20, 2020

@Aislinn Short THEY’RE SO AMAZING! I’m obsessed with them 😍

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