Toast-Worthy Brunch Cocktails
Take a mid-morning sip of a light and delicious beverage that makes getting out of bed worthwhile.
Sparkling Cranberry Blush
Light and bubbly Champagne adds a festive fizz to vibrant mixture of cranberry juice cocktail and thawed lemonade concentrate. Add the bubbly just before serving.
Recipe: Sparkling Cranberry Blush
Bloody Mary Punch
When your guest list includes some that like it spiked and some that like it smooth, serve optional shots of vodka on the side of the already-mixed cocktail, and let guests add it or not.
Recipe: Bloody Mary Punch
Semisweet sparkling wine takes the lead role in this fresh morning cocktail. Mix with orange juice and add raspberries and orange slices for extra flavor and fun adornment.
Recipe: Raspberry-Orange Sunrises
Mixed Berry Bellinis
This alcohol-free brunch drink looks gorgeous on display and is the perfect sweet foil to a heavy breakfast menu. The recipe calls for frozen mixed berries, making it a budget-friendly cocktail for anytime of year.
Recipe: Mixed Berry Bellinis
Bourbon and Blood Orange Blast
Introduce a nontraditional cocktail recipe to the brunch table with this bourbon-infused drink. Fresh mint adds a fragrant note, while turbinado sugar adds festive sparkle.
Recipe: Bourbon and Blood Orange Blast
Save this recipe for the next time you're having a crowd over for a weekend party. It makes a big batch, but it also keeps well in the freezer for up to three months, so it's easy to enjoy on short notice.
Recipe: Brandy Slush
Choose a cocktail with a name that's guaranteed to rouse your brunch guests to a festive toast. Cranberry juice, orange juice, and vodka are the only ingredients you need. Make this cocktail ahead, or try the freeze-ahead slushy suggestions, if you dare.
Recipe: Red Roosters
Update the classic mimosa by adding a splash of grenadine, a sweet, ruby-red pomegranate-flavored syrup. The pineapple juice gives the overall flavor combination a tart boost.
Recipe: Blushing Mimosas
Sparkling Ginger-Orange CocktailsThis elegant play on the classic mimosa will be a bubbly, tropical start to your brunch.