Love and Confections: Mimosa Bar #BrunchWeek

May 8, 2017

Mimosa Bar #BrunchWeek

Mimosas are my requirement for brunch and my homemade mimosa bar is sure to steal the show!

This post is sponsored in conjunction with #BrunchWeek. I received product samples from sponsor companies to aid in the creation of the #Brunchweek recipes. All opinions are mine alone.


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When I brunch, I love having mimosas. Endless mimosas are great when I brunch out, but mimosa bars at home are even better. I love having options to pair with champagne, and mimosa bars are the best way to please everybody. 


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Welcome to the fifth annual #BrunchWeek hosted by Me - Love and Confections and Christie from A Kitchen Hoor’s Adventures. We are so excited to have you join us this year as we celebrate Brunch and prepare for Mother's Day. Forty Bloggers from around the North America will showcase their best brunch dishes, from cocktails to cakes, danish, tarts, and pizzas - with 170 recipes, there is something for everyone! Our amazing Sponsors have donated some great prizes for the #BrunchWeek giveaway.

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My favorite flavors are "Flamingo" - orange juice, cranberry juice and champagne, pineapple juice and champagne, or peach juice and champagne. A variety of juices is key, as are a variety of fruit garnishes. I almost always have orange slices, berries, and peach slices. Any combination of fruit is guaranteed to look gorgeous.

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Whether you like champagne, prosecco, or any other variety of sparkling wine, make sure it is nicely chilled and you have enough on hand. I usually keep a few in a large ice bucket once my brunches start, and guests can help themselves.

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Glassware is important. I love champagne flutes, and prefer stemless for parties - I think it's just easier both for display, ease of use and in cleaning. You can use real glass or nowadays get some pretty real looking plastic ones too. I always have fun straws on hand to add to my mimosa bar. Straws are a great way to tie in your theme or color scheme. Whichever you prefer, always keep it classy, and have fun!

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Mimosa Bar

Love and Confections
Published 05/08/2017
Mimosas are my requirement for brunch and my homemade mimosa bar is sure to steal the show!

Ingredients

  • Orange Juice, no pulp
  • Cranberry Juice
  • Peach Juice
  • Champagne, Prosecco, or other Sparkling Wine
  • Cut up fresh fruit (berries, oranges, peaches, etc)

Instructions

  • Place juices in easy to serve carafes. Chill bubbly and place in ice buckets. Arrange fruit in pretty bowls.
Prep Time: 00 hrs. 10 mins.
Total time: 10 mins.


Until next time,

LOVE & CONFECTIONS!


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Take a look at what the #BrunchWeek Bloggers are creating today!
BrunchWeek Beverages:
Homemade Orange Julius from A Day in the Life on the Farm
Kimchi Bloody Mary from kimchi MOM
Mimosa Bar from Love and Confections

BrunchWeek Egg Dishes:
Asparagus & Pancetta Frittata from The Chef Next Door
Breakfast Burritos from Books n' Cooks
Chilaquiles from The Redhead Baker
Coddled Eggs with Bacon and Cheddar from Family Around the Table
Eggs Benedict Breakfast Tacos from The Spiffy Cookie
Parmesan Polenta Brunch Bowl with Asparagus and Sausage from Cooking with Carlee
Put an Egg on it Mac and Cheese from Sew You Think You Can Cook
Smashed Sweet Potato Rosti with Butter Poached Egg from Nik Snacks
Smoked Eggs over Asparagus from Cindy's Recipes and Writings
Spinach Baked Eggs with Habanero Cheddar from Sweet Beginnings

BrunchWeek Breads, Grains and Pastries:
Apple Cinnamon Pull Apart Bread from Pink Cake Plate
Apple Crumble Bread from Hezzi-D's Books and Cooks
Apple, Sausage & Cheddar Oven Pancake from Wholistic Woman
Cheddar Asparagus Breakfast Tarts from It Bakes Me Happy
Cinnamon Roll Oatmeal from Big Bear's Wife
Cinnamon Roll Pizza from Palatable Pastime
Best Dutch Baby Pancake Recipe from That Skinny Chick Can Bake
English Raisin Scones with Apple Jam from The Crumby Cupcake
Gluten Free Cinnamon Rolls from Gluten Free Crumbley
Strawberry Lemonade Muffins from An Edible Mosaic
Strawberry Rolls with Orange Icing from The Nifty Foodie
Tiramisu French Toast from Brunch-n-Bites
Twisted Star Cinnamon Rolls from Amy's Cooking Adventures

BrunchWeek Main Dishes:
Biscuits and Gravy Bubble Up from A Kitchen Hoor's Adventures
Cheesy Bacon Chile Rellenos from Rants From My Crazy Kitchen
Country Fried Steak & Eggs with Habanero Cheddar Gravy from Forking Up
Homemade Chicken Sausage & Egg Stromboli from Hardly a Goddess
Spinach, Artichoke and Asparagus Strata from Cooking in Stilettos
Ultimate Cheddar Grits Bowl from The Barbee Housewife
Veggie Loaded Breakfast Enchiladas from Sarcastic Cooking

BrunchWeek Fruits, Vegetables and Sides:
Apple and Creamy Ricotta Crepes from From Gate to Plate
Apple Cheddar Bites with Honey and Pepper from Feeding Big
Spring Asparagus Salad from Girl Abroad
Sweet Pea Sipper from Culinary Adventures with Camilla
Thai Asparagus Slaw from Jane's Adventures in Dinner

BrunchWeek Desserts:
Baltimore Peach Cake from Cookaholic Wife
Mandarin Orange Bundt Cake from My Catholic Kitchen


This recipe is intended for individuals ages 21 & up. Please drink responsibly. Thank you to #BrunchWeek Sponsors: Red Star Yeast, Dixie Crystals, Cabot Cheese, Nielsen-Massey, Rainier Fruit, and Michigan Asparagus for providing the prizes free of charge. These companies also provided the bloggers with samples and product to use for #BrunchWeek recipes. All opinions are my own. The #BrunchWeek giveaway is open to U.S. residents, age 18 & up. All entries for the winner will be checked and verified. By entering you give the right to use your name and likeness. The number of entries received determines the odds of winning. Six winners will be selected. The prize packages will be sent directly from the giveaway sponsors. The #BrunchWeek Bloggers are not responsible for the fulfillment or delivery of the prize packages. Bloggers hosting this giveaway and their immediate family members in their household cannot enter or win the giveaway. No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited by law. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, or any other social channel mentioned in the #Brunchweek posts or entry.

10 comments:

  1. A wonderful start to brunch and #BrunchWeek. Thanks again for hosting Terri.

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  2. I recently posted a mimosa bar on my blog too! They are so fun and guests really are impressed by it despite how simple it is.

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    1. Mimosa bars are so much fun - so many possibilities and great presentation!

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  3. One of my favorite brunch spots has "bottomless mimosas." I will definitely set up a mimosa bar soon. Great idea, Terri! And thanks, as always, for hosting such a great week-long event!!

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    1. Bottomless mimosas are definitely great when out. Thanks for participating and hope you have a fun mimosa bar soon!

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  4. Love your mimosa bar! I agree, they are a must have at brunch!

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  5. What a lovely display. I want to come to brunch at your house!
    Thanks again for hosting such a great event. I've been looking forward to this since last year!

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  6. I can't wait to try the Flamingo option! Mimosas are the best part of brunch!

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  7. Mix your own Mimosas is a great ice breaker for any brunch!

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