How to Make Your Own Bellini Bar

If you're planning a bridal shower or brunch wedding, you're going to absolutely love this post! Who says bellinis are only enjoyed in Italia? While the original bellini originated from Italy, the drink has become popular worldwide. The best part about a classic bellini is that it is delicious and refreshing, and only takes a few ingredients to make. Whether you’re having an outdoor bridal shower, wedding reception or even just a Sunday brunch, a bellini bar is the perfect addition to any occasion. Gifts.com has put together the ultimate guide to creating a homemade bellini bar, including the essential ingredients needed, unique recipes, styling tips and a sugaring station for those of you with a sweet tooth! Get excited for brunch and wow your guests with a unique bellini bar they’ll be talking about for months! Check out their advice below:

Ingredients:

  • Frozen Mangoes
  • Frozen Strawberries
  • Frozen Blueberries
  • Frozen Pineapple
  • Fresh fruit for Garnishes
  • Sugar
  • Champagne
  • Water

Supplies:

Puree Instructions:

Make sugar syrup– 1 part water to 2 parts sugar.
Fill your blender 3/4 full with frozen fruit. Then slowly add in sugar syrup, blending until your puree reaches the desired consistency.
Once blended, pour into a carafe for serving. Best bellini proportions are 2 parts champagne to 1 part frozen fruit puree. Enjoy!

Tips for customizing the Bellini Bar:

  • Add cute labels to your juice purees
  • Include a sugar station
  • Keep your champagne cool in an ice bucket. (Make sure to switch out your ice every 3 to 4 hours.)
  • Include yummy treats and snacks!
  • Make or buy a fun backdrop like Balloons or Tassel Garlands
  • Include a variety of garnishes to add to your bellinis, such as fresh fruit and a bowl of sugar for the rims of the glasses
Hope you've enjoyed this simple tutorial! Cheers!