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Friends, are you a high-energy, ambitious entertainer? Or are you like me, and you like simple? Hand raised, simple, please.

Virgin Mimosa Drink For Mother’s Day

Follow this easy and refreshing mimosa mocktail recipe today for a fresh kid-friendly and non-alcoholic Virgin Mimosa beverage. I love this for spring and Easter and Mother’s Day and summer entertaining!

Serve with this Chicken Salad Croissant Sandwiches Board or a Buttermilk Biscuits and Gravy Board. Or better yet, this lunch board: Turkey Sandwich Croissants!

Virgin Mimosa

Are you a party thrower that loves a ton of food, a mindset that the more people who come, the merrier the time will be? This Virgin Mimosa recipe today is super simple, with only a few ingredients.

What you need to make a Virgin Mimosa

  • Orange juice
  • Limeade or Lemonade
  • Sprite (or spritzer)
  • Cocktail rimming sugar
  • Tangerines (garnish)

Best Virgin Mimosa

Create a style of hosting that works for you

For me, life is rich and delicious, and I really like a lot of people in our home.  But I’ve also learned that piling too much on my plate is not always fun. Having gone from entertaining almost every weekend to maybe once a month now, is perfect for me. Throw in a little bit of hospitality here and there, taking a meal, bringing a potluck dish, doing a little something for others.

You really have to figure out what hosting looks like for you and your family, and then do it! Create a style that works for you.

Celebration and being exhuberant is a wonderful thing. And Mother’s Day just might be that simple party that you are wanting to host.

What is the difference between a Bellini and a mimosa?

For a Mimosa, you typically add orange juice and Cointreau to a champagne flute (or tall glass) and stir to mix. You then fill the glass with chilled champagne or sparkling wine. For this recipe (non-alcoholic) you add limeade and Sprite!

The Bellini is a drink similar to a Mimosa, but it’s made with a peach puree. YUM!

How to make a mimosa

Normally to make 1 mimosa cocktail, in a champagne flute, you combine chilled sparkling wine, chilled orange juice, and 1 tablespoon Grand Marnier or triple sec.

But to make a Virgin Mimosa, I’ve changed it up to orange juice, Limeade (or lemonade), a splash of “sparkly” and then don’t forget to add sugar to the rim.

So refreshing and good!

Easy Spring or Summer or Mother’s Day Menu

Crustless Quiche (make 2 or double the recipe in a 9×13 pan). You can try Easy Frittata Recipe with Pesto or Crustless Bacon Gruyere Cheese Quiche.

Fruit Salad with Poppyseed Dressing

Cut out a pineapple and serve a 4-ingredient fruit salad

Make-ahead this 5-ingredient Frozen Strawberry Dessert (and put in the freezer) or Frosty Raspberry Squares.

Buy scones, pastries, or muffins (easy!)

Serve these Virgin Mimosa drinks, that everybody loves!

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Virgin Mimosa

Easy virgin mimosa recipe with 3/4 part Orange Juice, 1/4 part Limeade or Lemonade. 
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Yield: 10
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  • 8 cups Orange juice
  • 2 cups Limemade or Lemonade
  • Splash of Sprite, depends on how spritzy you want to make it
  • Cocktail rimming sugar
  • Tangerines, for garnish


  • Mix orange juice, limeade (or lemonade) in a glass. Add a splash of spritzer (or Sprite).
  • Rim glass with sugar (get the rim wet first, then rub the rim in cocktail sugar).
  • Pour in the drink, not touching the rim.
  • Garnish with sliced fruit (or tangerine). Add ice; serve!
Cuisine: American
Course: beverage
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