Day 4- Fruit Syrup and Christmas Morning Mimosa Kit

This post for Fruit Syrup and Christmas Morning Mimosa Kit is Day 4 of the 12 days of a Foodie’s Christmas series!  For 12 days I’ll be presenting you with recipes for easy gifts for everyone on your list!  For the overview and the rest of the recipes you can visit here.

fruit syrup cocktail mixer

The kids open presents, we open champagne bottles.  Sounds like a win win!  And because with breakfast you should always have some fruit, we’re also making fruit syrups.  Ok, that’s a mild joke, don’t email me.  Obviously a fruit and sugar syrup is not a replacement for a healthy breakfast with a whole fruit side.  These fruit syrups are so good you can put them on

  1. Pancakes
  2. Cinnamon Rolls
  3. Ice Cream
  4. Ice with Vodka and Soda
  5. Your hand
  6. A spoon

See the possibilities are limitless!  Just like the fruit you can use.  Today, I am using blueberries, because, yumm!

fruit syrup cocktail mixer 2

Here’s the basic recipe;

Fruit Syrup and Christmas Morning Mimosa Kit
 
Ingredients
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup fruit, in chunks
  • ½ cup sugar
Instructions
  1. Put all ingredients into a sauce pan and heat on medium heat, gently stir and mash fruit with a rubber spatula.
  2. Heat until reduced by half and a syrup develops.
  3. Strain through a fine mesh sieve
  4. Let cool and transfer to a storage bottle like this one

For your gift idea, you can quickly put together this Christmas Morning Mimosa Kit.

christmas morning mimosa kit

Your gift can be more elaborate with custom engraved champagne flutes like the ones shown.  Or more simple with simply a champagne bottle and a bow, depending on recipient of this gift.  Either way, whoever receives this gift, will be thrilled!

See you tomorrow!

christmas morning mimosa kit 3

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