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Mimosa Bread 10-min

If there’s a menu item that screams “brunch” we’re pretty sure the mimosa is at the very top of the list. With plenty of bubbles and tangy orange juice, it’s a cocktail that’s deemed acceptable to drink before noon and it never fails to make the occasion feel like a celebration. For today’s recipe I’ve truly doubled down on the brunch theme and created the perfect celebratory loaf: Mimosa Bread!

Mimosa Bread 1-min
Mimosa Bread 3-min

This loaf is bursting with orange flavor and even has some champagne baked right into the batter. The addition of sour cream makes for an extra rich and moist texture that’s sure to have everyone coming back for more. But, the step that really puts it over the top is the champagne icing. Simple to whip up, it’s made with powdered sugar, champagne, and orange zest, and is drizzled over the cooled loaf. Sprinkle some additional orange zest over the icing for a stunning finish. It’s almost too pretty to cut into!

Mimosa Bread 4-min
Mimosa Bread 6-min

It goes without saying that this treat is the perfect choice for your brunch menu, but it’s tasty enough you’ll want to make it for any occasion. I love to enjoy a slice with my morning coffee and you can even freeze a loaf for a little future treat (you may want to double the recipe if you go that route so you can enjoy something on baking day as well!). Give this recipe a try the next time you’re hosting brunch and we’re sure it will be a hit!

Mimosa Bread 7-min

Mimosa Bread 9-min

Serves 6-8

10m prep time

1h cook time

Rated 4.8 out of 5
Rated by 18 reviewers

Allergens: Eggs, Wheat

  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs
  • ¼ cup butter, melted
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ cup champagne
  • ⅓ cup sour cream
  • ¼ cup orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • ½-1 tablespoon champagne
  • ½ tablespoon orange zest
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and grease a bread loaf pan.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, beat together eggs, butter, and sugar. Add in champagne, sour cream, orange juice, and orange zest.
  4. Slowly add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix until just combined.
  5. Transfer batter to the prepared loaf pan and bake for 55-60 minutes.
  6. Allow loaf to cool completely before icing.
  7. Mix all icing ingredients together in a small bowl, then drizzle over the cooled loaf.

Recipe adapted from

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