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Blood Orange Mimosas

IMG_5261_edited-1Well folks, we all made it through another week. Now, that’s something to celebrate so pat yourself on the back for a job well done and get to squeezing some fresh blood orange juice. If you want to get fancy, because it’s the weekend and we have brunches and stuff to host and peeps to impress, make some blood orange sugar to rim your glasses.


IMG_5254_edited-1Blood Orange Flavored Sugar:

2 blood oranges, zested

1/4 cup granulated sugar

Combine zest and sugar in the bowl of a food processor and process until combined, set aside.


Yield: 2 servings

juice of 2 blood oranges

slice of blood orange (to moisten rim of glass)


Use the slice of orange to moisten the rim of each glass. Dip each glass into the orange sugar.

Juice 2 blood oranges and split the juice between each of the two champagne flutes. Pour the champagne over the juice, stop at 2/3 full to allow for the bubbles.

Cheers and Happy Friday!

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