It’s the weekend and your friends are coming over for brunch. Why not welcome them with a BFF Mimosa? Or heck, it’s Tuesday, you got up and dressed, you deserve a BFF Mimosa. The BFF Mimosa is made my mango nectar, Cointreau or any citrus liquour and Prosecco. Why BFF? Because as you and your friends are “best friends forever”, mango and citrus are BFFs. They are a perfect match and go together really well. Just like you and your BFFS!
Start your BBF Mimosa with chilled mango nectar. You don’t want to have to add ice to your drink and it is best when it is nicely chilled. I prefer the mango nectar, is thicker because of the light pulp included with the liquid and makes it smoother. Use any citrus liquor you have like Cointreau or Grand Marnier. If you use any of the colored citrus liquors is going to change the color of your drink and will loose the beautiful shine of the mango nectar.
I prefer Prosecco, especially the Brut type. It is drier and makes helps to balance the sugars on the drink. If you prefer your drinks sweeter, then use the Demi-Sec Prosecco or even a sparkling sweet wine. But trust me, the Prosecco Brut is not going to fail you when it comes to flavor!
This recipe is for a 6 oz champagne glass, but in the notes I included the amounts if you want to make a pitcher of the Mimosa. Mimosas you want to serve promptly as you make them so they can keep the bubbles that makes them fun! Salud!
This drink is called BFF Mimosa because guava nectar and citrus liquor are a great match! This recipe creates one 6 oz champagne glass of the drink.
- 1 oz Cointreau (or any citrus liquor)
- 2 oz Mango Nectar chilled
- 3 oz Prosecco Brut, chilled
In the 6 oz glass champagne, mix the Cointreau and mango nectar. Stir and add the Prosecco.
I chose to use Prosecco Brut because is less sweet and will balance the sweetness of the mango nectar.
If you wish to make a pitcher of the drink mix:
- 8 oz of Cointreau
- 17 oz of Mango Nectar
- 750 ml of Prosecco Brut