"I just tried to covert the mimosa drink that we all know, champagne and orange juice, into a brunch special," Fasano explains. "It was really popular...it went really well, and it's a beautiful dish."
4 oz champagne
4 oz whole milk
½ stick butter
1 tsp salt
½ tsp vanilla extract
8 oz flour
2 tbsp sugar
2 tbsp baking powder
1 tsp ginger
Get the rest of the recipe after the jump.
Orange Reduction Sauce
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Poach oranges in champagne and sugar syrup.
Remove when tender and chill.
Reduce champagne sauce until it reaches a syrupy state.
Melt butter, sift dry ingredients and whisk eggs.
Incorporate all ingredients by folding gently.
Cook on a griddle until just browned on each side.
Plate with oranges on top, chilled, and drizzle reduction sauce around pancakes.