Pineapple Strawberry Mimosa

This Pineapple Strawberry Mimosa is crisp and refreshing and perfect for brunch! It’s a stand-by classic with a sweet, fun twist.

I love a delicious Mimosa at brunch, especially one with macerated strawberries and pineapple juice. It’s the perfect drink to serve for brunch alongside Strawberry French Toast Bake, Cinnamon French Toast Casserole and some Hash Brown Waffles.

galvanized tray, champagne flutes with pineapple strawberry mimosas, champagne

It’s acceptable to order an alcoholic beverage in the morning as long as it’s got juice in it right?! At least that’s what I tell myself. There’s nothing like having brunch and sipping on a delicious champagne cocktail. Brunch and mimosas just seem to go together so well!

I absolutely love a perfect orange juice and champagne combo but there’s definitely something to be said for twisting it up a bit. Like this Pineapple and Strawberry Mimosa! All the best flavors with your favorite bubbly, now that’s perfection!

Mimosa Ingredients

You just need a few ingredients to make this refreshing cocktail, so of course, quality ingredients matter.

Pineapple Juice – For a high quality brand, Lakewood Pure Pineapple Juice tops the list. Pure pressed juice, not from concentrate. Concentrates and blends tend to contain more sugar.

Strawberries – fresh berries from a local stand are going to be the best of the best. If you don’t have a stand new you, grocery store berries would be the next choice. If it’s not strawberry season, you can try frozen strawberries, just let them thaw first.

What champagne is best for a Mimosa?

Choosing your champagne is up to you as well and there are so many different kinds to choose from. You can go the sparkling wine route such as Prosecco or stick with a Dry Brut Champagne even a sweet Spumanti would be great. Pick whichever you would prefer to drink by itself. No wrong choices here!

champagne glasses with pineapple juice and strawberries, bottle of champagne

How to make a Pineapple Strawberry Mimosa

The strength of your mimosa is completely personal. Some like half and half, others like more juice than champagne and some like just a small amount of juice. I’m more of the last option kinda gal. I like to taste the champagne and not over power and it with juice. So in my recipe I did not put measurements so you can make each drink specifically for the person drinking it.

  1. Muddle the strawberries: Drop a couple of small strawberries in the champagne flute (remove the stems first). Press the fruit against the side of the glass using a muddler or just the back of a spoon.  If you don’t like chunks in your drink then I suggest pureeing the strawberries in a blender or food processor and straining out the seeds. It’ll take a bit longer but it would be worth it for the fresh strawberry taste.
  2. Add champagne: Next add your desired amount of champagne to the glass, as little or as much as you like.
  3. Add juice: Top off your Mimosa with pineapple juice and garnish with a small slice of pineapple or a fresh strawberry.

collage of images showing how to make pineapple strawberry mimosas

Can you make mimosas ahead of time?

You can, but I recommend not making them more than an hour ahead of you will lose some of the carbonation from the champagne.

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Pineapple Strawberry Mimosas

This Pineapple Strawberry Mimosa is crisp and refreshing and perfect for brunch! It's a stand-by classic with a sweet, fun twist.
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 6 Mimosas
Calories 111kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 12 Fresh strawberries medium in size
  • 2-3 cups Pineapple juice
  • 750 mL Bottle of champagne or prosecco chilled
  • Fresh pineapple or strawberry for garnish optional

Instructions
 

  • Wash the strawberries and remove stems. Add 2 fresh strawberries to the bottom of a champagne flute and "muddle" (gently smash into the bottom of the glass).
  • Pour in Champagne or Prosecco until the glass is about 2/3 full. Top with desired amount of pineapple juice.
  • Garnish with a fresh slice of pineapple or strawberry.

Notes

Amounts as listed are only estimates. Feel free to adjust as desired. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1glassCalories: 111kcalCarbohydrates: 13gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 11mgPotassium: 249mgFiber: 1gSugar: 10gVitamin C: 22mgCalcium: 25mgIron: 1mg
Keyword mimosa

 

Kristin Maxwell

Kristin Maxwell is the creator and main recipe developer, writer, and photographer of Yellow Bliss Road. A self-taught cook and self-appointed foodie, she specializes in easy, flavorful and approachable recipes for any home cook.

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