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Lillet, Burnt Orange and Vanilla Mimosa

This drink is perfect as a pre-dinner cocktail, or as an accompaniment to opening presents on Christmas morning.

You'll need

100 ml Lillet, chilled (see note) 50 ml burnt orange and vanilla bean syrup (see note) 3 drops orange-blossom water, or to taste (optional) To fill: Champagne, chilled To serve: orange peel twists


  • 01
  • Combine Lillet, burnt orange and vanilla bean syrup and orange-blossom water in a small glass jug. Pour Champagne into four flutes, top with Lillet mixture to taste, garnish with orange twist and serve well chilled.

Note Lillet is a French wine-based apéritif. Burnt orange and vanilla bean syrup is available from The Simple Syrup Co.

At A Glance

  • Serves 4 people
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At A Glance

  • Serves 4 people

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Dec 2010

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