Mimosas with Fresh Mint and Oranges

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This is a very cooling summer drink.

Ingredients:

  • 1 orange
  • 2 cups fresh orange juice
  • 1 cup sparkling wine or champagne
  • 1 to 3 drops peppermint essential oil (to taste)
  • 4 fresh mint leaves, for garnish

Slice orange in half. Cut two thin slices of the orange & save them to use as a garnish. Stir orange juice together with the sparkling water, add the peppermint oil.. Serve in champagne flutes & garnish each glass with two mint leaves & one thin orange slice.

Note: Sparkling mineral water or ginger ale can be substituted for the wine.

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