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Honeydew Mimosas

Yield Makes 6 cups
Use honeydew, a traditional breakfast fruit, as the base for this frosty cocktail. Blend the melon with ice and sugar, then mix with a bottle of sparkling wine for a refreshing summer combo.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 medium honeydew melon (about 4 cups), cubed
  • 1 cup crushed ice
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 (750 ml) bottle sparkling wine, chilled
  • Garnishes: lime wedges

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a blender. Process until smooth. Pour mixture into a large pitcher; add sparkling wine. Pour into glasses. Garnish, if desired.

Cook's Notes

This recipe can easily be doubled. Just be sure to make the mimosas in 2 batches. For best results, chill melon overnight.