Impress your guests with this easy cocktail, Blood Orange Bellini recipe!
When entertaining, not only do you want your guests to have a wonderful time, but you also need to have a few quick and easy drink recipes ready to go. This blood orange bellini recipe is just that, quick easy and has only 2 ingredients.
What is the difference between this bellini recipe and a mimosa cocktail?
The difference between a bellini and mimosa is in the alcohol used. A bellini uses a dry sparkling Italian Prosecco, whereas a mimosa uses bubbly French champagne. Both taste amazing and are perfectly bubbly!
Want to serve mimosa at your next dinner party? If serving for a crowd, champagne can add up quickly, it’s definitely a beautiful cocktail, but for a more budget-friendly way to go, prosecco is a great substitute. In essence, opt for serving bellinis instead.
What’s the difference between Prosecco and Champagne?
Basically Champagne has to come from the Champagne region of France. Whereas Prosecco, well there more about that in this article that I found very interesting from The Daily Meal. For more in-depth information on Prosecco, you can click here to see what Wikipedia says.
Where to buy Prosecco?
Your local grocer or package store should have a selection, and also from Cost Plus World Market to Walmart, finding a variety of quality Prosecco is pretty straight forward.
Other tasty cocktail recipes to try:
- Lemon and Fig Rum Cocktail, a wonderfully flavored rum cocktail recipe that is bright in flavor.
- Sous Vide Strawberry Daiquiri Cocktail, a wonderful way to infuse rum is to use the sous vide method, making this daiquiri exceptional.
- Pomegranate Daisy Cocktail, hello! Yes, this daisy cocktail recipe is one of our holiday favorites. It’s a vodka cocktail recipe with a festive beautiful red and is a wonderful cocktail to impress your guests.
How to Make a Blood Orange Bellini
- 1/2 cup blood orange juice
- 8 ounces sparkling prosecco, well chilled
- In a champagne flute pour in 1/4 cup of blood orange juice.
- Top off each glass with chilled Prosecco, and enjoy.
If you'd prefer your drink a bit sweeter, you can add about 1/2 ounce of basic simple syrup, or to taste.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 2 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving:Calories: 124Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 7mgCarbohydrates: 10gFiber: 0gSugar: 6gProtein: 1g
Stacey is a Southern girl with a taste for travel, thriving on the discovery of the world through food. After spending many years traveling and living overseas, she’s now back home in her beloved deep south enjoying life with her three little ones and loving the adventure. She’s a food stylist and food photographer, as well as, the creative behind Little Figgy Food, where she loves to inspire others to try new flavors and foodie techniques.