Peppermint Mimosas (with Candy Canes)

Peppermint Mimosas with Candy Canes
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This Peppermint Mimosa with a festive candy cane for garnish is the perfect festive cocktail for your holiday brunch.

You were wondering what to do with all those candy canes at Christmas time. I’m just suggesting that this is a good way to go.

Peppermint Mimosas with Candy Canes

This peppermint mimosa will dress up your Christmas or holiday brunch with its pretty pink color and candy cane garnish.

The peppermint flavor is refreshingly spirited and the peppermint vodka gives it a little pink kick.

You can even make your own candy cane vodka! It’s not difficult, though it does take a bit of time to infuse the vodka with candy canes. It results in a really pretty bright red vodka that can be used in many holiday drinks, including this one.

Where to Get Peppermint or Candy Cane Vodka

If you head to the liquor store, you’ll no doubt be able to find a few different brands of peppermint or candy cane vodka. Smirnoff has one called Peppermint Twist.

Peppermint Mimosas with Candy Canes

If you can’t find it or just want to try making your own, it’s not too difficult to make a batch of candy cane vodka with just a few ingredients. Here’s a recipe and how to, if you want to give it a try.

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How to Make a Peppermint Mimosa

This recipe makes 2 cocktails because it’s more fun to drink holiday cocktails with friends!

Start by crushing up a candy cane into tiny pieces. You can do this by putting the candy cane in a plastic baggy and crushing it with something – I use a meat mallet.

Peppermint Mimosas with Candy Canes

Pour the pieces onto a plate. Dab your finger in a bit of the vodka and wet the rims of the Champagne flutes. Roll the rims in the candy bits and set it aside.

All you need to do to make this cocktail is pour an ounce of vodka into each Champagne flute, then top up with your choice of Champagne or Prosecco.

Don’t forget to add a candy cane for garnish!

Mimosas are a classic holiday brunch cocktail. Check out these 10 Delicious & Festive Holiday Mimosas for more great options.

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Peppermint Mimosas with Candy Canes
Yield: 6 Cocktails

Peppermint Mimosas with Candy Canes

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

This Peppermint Mimosa with a festive candy cane for garnish is the perfect festive cocktail for your holiday brunch.

Ingredients

  • 6 oz peppermint vodka, divided
  • 1 bottle champagne or prosecco
  • 7 candy canes

Instructions

  1. In a plastic bag, crush one candy cane into tiny pieces. Transfer to a plate. Wet the rim of champagne flutes and roll in the candy.
  2. Add 1 oz peppermint vodka to each glass. Top up with champagne or prosecco. Add a candy cane for garnish

Notes

You can make your own candy cane vodka using these instructions.

https://www.thespeckledpalate.com/candy-cane-vodka/

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Peppermint Mimosas with Candy Canes

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