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Mimosa Milkshake

A vanilla milkshake made with orange juice and champagne creates a bubbly milkshake that will leave you wanting seconds. Serve them in a shot glass for the perfect New Year’s Eve Dessert! 

side view of two mimosa milkshakes topped with whip and garnished with orange slices

Before we talk about one of the best desserts that I have published on my blog, I want to say THANK YOU! Over the past month I have been participating in the Better Homes and Gardens Ultimate Baking Challenge. My final recipe for Cranberry Orange Pound Cake with a Champagne Glaze was in the final four vote off. I just learned yesterday that I actually won! I am beyond excited. This has been an amazing experience. Thank you to all of you who have voted and supported me!

I fell a little off schedule this week, we had our office party and I had to make all the desserts! Then the next day, I went to the office party and had so much fun that I fell asleep at 7pm- oops!

Ok, let’s get to the point, I have not been so excited about a dessert in a long time. Last weekend, I made this Mimosa Milkshake. I took one sip, and I was jumping around the kitchen with excitement. Do you all know what an Orange Julius is? That is the best way to describe this milkshake. A boozy Orange Julius.

side view of two champagne glasses in front of a bottle

I have been telling my friends about this Mimosa Milkshake and they raise an eyebrow, wondering how it can be both a milkshake and a mimosa at the same time. This is made with vanilla ice cream, orange juice and champagne. This combination creates a bubbly, thick and luxurious treat.

My second favorite thing about this milkshake? It’s got an orange infused whipped cream on top. You know how much I love homemade whipped cream, well this is just the perfect compliment this dessert.

I have to tell you, I can’t take credit for this idea. I actually saw it on a menu from a local restaurant called The Counter. As soon as I saw their menu of boozy shakes, I knew this would be the first one I would recreate.

side view of two mimosa milkshakes with champagne in the background

Not only did I polish off one of these milkshakes, but I enjoyed the leftover champagne and orange juice. This was the last of 6 recipes that I shot in the same day, so I feel it was well deserved!

This recipe is enough for about 2 and half large shakes. You will probably want seconds, so go ahead and make a whole batch. You won’t be sorry!

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closeup of a mimosa milkshake garnished with whip and an orange slice

Mimosa Milkshake

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  • Author: Julianne Dell
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 2 large or 3 small
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Blender
  • Cuisine: American


A vanilla milkshake made with orange juice and champagne create a bubbly milkshake that will leave you wanting seconds.


  • 1 Half gallon vanilla ice cream
  • 1 C Orange Juice
  • 1 C Champagne
  • For the whipped cream
  • 1/2 C Heavy whipping cream
  • 3 tbsp Powdered sugar
  • Zest of 1 orange


  1. In a blender, combine vanilla ice cream and orange juice. Pulse until lightly blended. Add champagne and pulse until well blended.
  2. For the whipped cream
  3. Beat heavy whipping cream on medium high speed until bubbly. Add powdered sugar and orange zest. Continue to beat until stiff peaks form. Serve on top of milkshake


I suggest to pre-freeze glasses!

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17 thoughts on “Mimosa Milkshake”

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    Katie @ Mom to Mom Nutrition

    WHOA! Ok, this is a keeper. I’d love starting and ending my holiday with a mimosa 🙂

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    Jenn @ Deliciously Sprinkled

    CONGRATS!!!! 🙂 I love this mimosa milkshake, I can’t wait to try for NYE morning! 😉

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    Jocelyn @BruCrew Life

    Yay! Congratulations on your BHG win…that is so exciting!!!! And second, I was totally thinking Orange Julius when I first starting reading, and then you said it was like that! This sounds like the perfect drink to ring in the New Year!!!

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    Meg @ The Housewife in Training Files

    I JUST bought orange juice at the store for mimosa’s on Christmas morning…looks like I have another plan for that OJ!

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    Connie | URBAN BAKES

    First and foremost, congrats on your big win with BHG baking challenge!! You must be so excited. Second, I know I would LOVE this. With ice cream in it, yes please!

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    Jocelyn (Grandbaby cakes)

    This seriously looks bananas amazing! A mimosa? In a milkshake? Those are like my two fave things!

  7. Wow, now that is an interesting milkshake! I can think of a few relatives who’d love this…. 🙂