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Apple Cider Mimosas – A Sparkling Apple Cider Cocktail

Apple Cider Mimosas are the perfect cocktail for a fall celebration.  Light, refreshing and rimmed with brown sugar and cinnamon this Apple Cider Cocktail is sure to be a hit at Thanksgiving dinner or any holiday party!

These Apple Cider Mimosas scream fall is finally here and that means the holiday party season is just getting started.  Apple Cider is a favourite in my area because we have so many apple orchards in the Niagra Region it is easy to find fresh apple cider almost anywhere.   There isn’t an apple drink or apple recipe I am not in love with. Apples are just so darn great. Crunchy, sweet or sour, filling… they literally can be used in almost any recipe with a little imagination.

And since sparkling wine and the holiday season go hand in hand so it only seems obvious that there need to be some fall cocktails with apple to kick off the season. So I got to thinking what if I added the fresh apple cider I had to some Prosecco I have been saving.  Well, let me tell you. Magic … Magic is what happened!  

How To Make Apple Cider Mimosas

This Apple Cider Cocktail is made with just two core ingredients.  One part apple cider to 3 parts Prosecco. You can also use sparkling wine or champagne if you prefer.  I recommend using Prosecco if you can because this type of sparkling wine which originates from Italy tends to be a little more fruit-forward.  Prosecco typically showcases a flavour profile of apples, pears and other stone fruits which is why it complements the apple cider in this fall cocktail perfectly.

To make this fall cocktail even more special I rimmed the glass with one part each of brown sugar, white sugar and cinnamon.  Mix sugar and spice in a small bowl or shallow plate. Moisten the rim of the glass with some cider and then dip into the cinnamon spice mixture to create a pretty rim that adds just a hint of spice and sweetness.


Don’t have a tonne of champagne flutes in your cupboard? The grocery stores or dollar stores often carry packs of reusable plastic champagne flutes perfect for parties.  

Some Other Fall Cocktails To Try!

Partridge In A Pear Tree Cocktail

Winter Sunshine Cocktail

Ruby Red Grapefruit Mulled Wine

Carmel Apple Martini

Two champagne flutes filled with apple cider and prosecco

Apple Cider Mimosas

Apple Cider Mimosas are the perfect cocktail for a fall celebration.  Light and refreshing and rimmed with brown sugar and cinnamon this Apple Cider Cocktail is sure to be a hit at Thanksgiving Dinner!
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Course: Cocktails
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Apple Cider, Apple Cider Cocktails, Apple Cider Mimosas, Cocktail Recipes, Cocktails, Fall Cocktails, Prosecco
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1 glass
Calories: 127kcal


  • Measuring Cups
  • Champaign Flutes
  • Small Bowl


  • 1 1/2 oz apple cider
  • 4 1/2 oz prosecco
  • 1/2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/2 tbsp white sugar
  • 1/2 tbsp ground cinnamon


  • In a small bowl combine equal parts cinnamon, brown sugar and white sugar
  • Moisten the rim of a champagne flute with apple cider and then gently dip rim into a small bowl of the cinnamon-sugar mixture to rim the glass
  • Add 1 part apple cider to 3 parts prosecco. I used 1 1/2 oz apple cider to 4 1/2 oz prosecco but measure accordingly to the size of champagne flutes available. Serve immediately.


Ensure Prosecco and Apple Cider are chilled before serving.


Serving: 1glass | Calories: 127kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 0.2g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 7mg | Potassium: 136mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 23IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 0.4mg
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Thanksgiving will never be the same again now that you have a signature drink to kick off the holiday festivities.

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  1. This looks perfect for Thanksgiving, plus November Tailgates in the morning. I love this, it’s so pretty and I imagine delicious. We have in-laws coming in for the week of Thanksgiving and I need recipes like this.

    1. These apple cider mimosas would be a perfect greeting for your guests. They take absolutely no time to make!

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