Even though I’m a straight up Yankee, I love me some sorrel! What is sorrel?  If you’re familiar with hibiscus tea, it’s similar to it, especially in color. Sorrel is made from the sepals of the sorrel flower (Hibiscus sabdariffa).  I’ve honestly never made it.  I get my sorrel from the mother of my sister’s boyfriend. Whenever she sends over sorrel, it’s usually a lot.  After a while, I get a little bored with drinking the same thing.  One Sunday morning, I decided to mix it up a bit. 

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At home, this day of my experiment, coincidentally we had champagne, and orange juice.  Instead of making the same old boring brunch mimosa, I decided to add some sorrel.  It was so good!  The sorrel isn’t overpowering. 

I’m sorry I don’t have a picture of it.  The next time I make it I will add a picture to this post. Here is how it is made:

Sorrel Mimosa Recipe
2 Parts Champagne
1 Part Sorrel
1 Part Orange Juice
Add  an orange slice for garnish

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Kim is a 30-something-year-old wife and do-it-all mom of two beautiful daughters; her rainbow babies. Kim uses Beauty and the Bump NYC, to share her perspective about the things that she loves most and finds beautiful: family, travel, cars, food and more. As a contributor to A Girl’s Guide to Cars, Kim shares her love for cars through providing helpful tips and car reviews from the perspective of a modern working mom.