Cocktail of the Month…November 30th, 2018

Velvet not only appears in fashion but in colorful and tasty drinks as well!.. Here are 3 delectable cocktails that will make you want for more…but you won’t (drink in moderation please)

Blue Velvet Martini

Ingredients:

1 1/2 oz vodka
1/4 oz Blue Curacao liqueur
1 dash lime juice

Stir ingredients in a cocktail shaker with cracked ice. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with a slice of lemon.

Blue Velvet Martini www.pinterest.com

 

Red Velvet Cake Martini

Ingredients:

For the Rim Garnish
4 tablespoons organic granulated cane sugar (or granulated sugar)
1 teaspoon premium unsweetened cocoa powder, such as Pernigotti®
½ ounce Godiva® White Chocolate Liqueur (or RumChata®)

For the Red Velvet Cake Martini
Ice for cocktail shaker
1½ ounces Faretti Biscotti Famosi Liqueur di Italia (or Frangelico® Hazelnut Liqueur)
1 ounces Marie Brizard® White Cacao Liqueur (Crème de Cacao)
1 ounce SKYY® Vodka
1 ounce Grand Marnier® Natural Cherry Liqueur
1½ teaspoons grenadine syrup, such as Rose’s®, optional

Special Equipment
Cocktail shaker with strainer
Chilled martini glass
Rimmed shallow plates for rim garnish
Directions
Prepare the Rim Garnish: In a small bowl, whisk together sugar and cocoa powder. Place sugar and cocoa mixture into a rimmed shallow plate. Pour Godiva® White Chocolate Liqueur into a rimmed shallow plate. Dip rim of martini glass into the plate with the liqueur, then immediately dip into the plate with the sugar and cocoa mixture.
Prepare the Cocktail: Fill cocktail shaker with ice. Add remaining cocktail ingredients and shake vigorously, about 20 seconds. Strain into prepared martini glass and serve.

Red Velvet Cake Martini www.pinterest.com

 

Red Velvet Champagne 

Ingredients:

4 Ounces strawberry puree
1/4 Teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 Teaspoon lemon juice, freshly squeezed
1 Teaspoon sugar
3 Ounces Champagne
1 strawberry, halved
Directions
Using the Rabbit Electric Cocktail Mixer, mix strawberry puree with vanilla, lemon juice, and sugar. Fill half of a champagne flute with the mixture. Open a bottle of your favorite champagne with the Rabbit Velvet Champagne Pliers.
Top the mixture with champagne and stir gently. Add a strawberry to the rim of the flute for garnish. Don’t forget to seal the remaining champagne with the Rabbit Velvet Champagne Sealer!
Red Velvet Champagne www.thedailymeal.com

AS ALWAYS PLEASE DRINK RESPONSIBLY

FYI: The Cocktails are from the following:

1.www.dirtydrinks.com 

2.www.wickedgoodkitchen.com

3.www.thedailymeal.com

C. Gibbs

 

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