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If you’re looking for a fun celebratory drink but want something a little different than the standard then try out this passion fruit mimosa. It is a bubbly, fruity and sweet easy to make cocktail.
What is a Passion Fruit Mimosa?
A passion fruit mimosa is a combination of passoa liqueur and champagne. It is bright red cocktail that is full of the sweet fruity flavor of passion fruit and has a fizzy bite from the champagne.
Passoa is a sweet passion fruit flavored liqueur that is red in color. It originated in Brazil and is made from real passion fruit juice. It has a 17% alcohol by volume. Passion fruit juice. It has a 17% alcohol by volume.
Champagne taste can vary from brand to brand and type to type. But at the end of the day, they are all sparkling wines. So, they tend to be bubbly and have fruity flavor. Oftentimes they are sweet but also dry.
You can also make a non-alcohol version with this virgin mimosa.
When to make it
With this cocktails bright red color and sweet fruit flavor it is perfect for many different occasions such as:
- Valentine’s Day
- Romantic dates
- New Year’s Eve
With only two ingredients there aren’t too many changes you can make to this drink in general. However here are a couple ways to mix it up:
- Different champagne. In this recipe we used prosecco. The dry nature of this champagne works particularly well in this drink. However, you could certainly use your favorite champagne.
- Use passion fruit juice. Instead of using passoa, you could simply add in fresh passion fruit juice.
How to make this drink:
Given this cocktail only has two ingredients, it is super easy to make. You can have this one whipped up in 2 minutes or less.
- Champagne flute
- 2 oz Passoa
- 4 oz Champagne
Begin by placing your champagne and champagne flute in the freezer to chill. There’s no ice used and making this drink so if you want the drink to be cold you need to make sure to chill your glass and champagne first.
Make sure to also gather up your jigger and your passoa so you’ll be ready to go once your glass and champagne are chilled.
Grab your jigger and your passoa. Use your jigger to measure out 2 oz of passoa. Then pour that into your champagne flute.
Take your jigger and your champagne. Use your jigger to measure out 4 oz of champagne. Then for the champagne into the champagne flute with your passoa.
For the step you can also skip measuring if you desire. If you choose to do that, simply use your champagne to top your glass off.
Garnishes are optional for this one. If you choose to add one, a strawberry or a slice of passion fruit both work well.
You would simply take an entire strawberry remove the top and then cut a notch in the bottom of the strawberry in order to secure it on the rim.
If you’re using passion fruit, cut a slice of the passion fruit and then cut a notch in it using that notch to secure it on the rim of your glass.
Passion Fruit Mimosa
- Champagne Flute
- 2 oz Passoa
- 4 oz Champagne
- Ensure you have everything you need for mixing up the drink.
- Ensure you have completely chilled the champagne.
- Take the jigger and passoa. Measure 2 oz of passoa and pour it into the champagne flute.
- Take the jigger and champagne. Measure 4 oz of champagne and pour it into the champagne flute.note: instead of measuring the champagne, you can also just top off the flute with champagne.