Symone had been helping a friend get settled in a new place and decided to bring a few ingredients along to create a celebratory drink. Few is an overstatement. She only brought TWO! First was an inexpensive bottle of bubbly AKA Champagne if it comes from France, Cava if from Spain. The second was a bottle of DOLE brand guava juice.
The goal was a reinvention of the classic Mimosa. The original cocktail is simply a mix of orange juice and bubbly. I like mimosas, but after trying the Symonsas, I realized how mild the OJ was. It only gives a mimosa just a hint of orange at best. Changing to guava juice literally made my taste buds jump up and say, "YES!" It was that good.
I couldn't find the Dole brand she recommended, so went with another well recognized label - Del Monte. What ever you choose, it's important to make sure it's good quality juice. And after trying his first Symonsas, my husband decided he also wanted to try to make a mimosa with mango juice as he loves mangos, and it is another fruit that offers a great flavor blast.
Simple and bursting with delicousness, you just have to try this. Thanks to Symone for letting me share her fabulous creation here.
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