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Lemon Basil Mimosas & Mommy Time with Chinet®

Servings 6 cups
Author Cathy Trochelman


  • 1 bottle dry champagne about 3 cups
  • 2 1/2 cups orange juice
  • 1/3 c. lemon basil simple syrup requires 1 c. water, 1/2 c. sugar, 1 whole lemon, 1 c. fresh basil
  • 1 orange for garnish,
  • 1 lemon for garnish
  • fresh basil for garnish


  1. Prepare simple syrup by combining 1 c. water and 1/2 c. sugar in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil; once boiling,remove from heat and add juice of 1 lemon and fresh basil leaves.
  2. Set aside to cool.
  3. In a large pitcher, combine champagne, orange juice, and 1/3 c. cooled lemon basil simple syrup.
  4. Garnish with orange and lemon slices and fresh basil.