Do you want to serve some festive drinks at your holiday party this year? Check out my guide to Christmas drinks!
- Key lime pie: 1 oz lime juice, 1 oz whipped vodka, 2 oz rumchata
Combine in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake. Strain into martini glass
- Cranberry mimosa: 3 ½ oz cranberry juice, ½ oz triple sec, 4 oz champagne
Add cranberry juice and triple sec to champagne flute. Fill with champagne.
- Cranberry mule: 2 oz Ginger beer, 1 ½ oz vodka, 3 oz cranberry juice
Pour vodka, cranberry juice, and ginger beer into a rocks glass with ice. Stir. Optional: serve in a traditional copper Moscow mule mug.
- Peppermint White Russian: ½ c milk, ½ c Kahlua, ¼ c peppermint vodka (makes 2 drinks)
Combine milk, kahlua, and peppermint vodka in a shaker with ice. Shake and serve in rocks glass. For a creamy drink, use half and half or even cream instead of milk. Makes 2 drinks.
- Cranberry cinnamon whiskey sour: 1 ½ oz fireball cinnamon whiskey, ½ oz simple syrup, 1 oz cranberry juice
Combine fireball, simple syrup, and cranberry juice in a rocks glass.
- Jack Frost shots: 2 oz whipped vodka, 2 oz peppermint vodka, 1 capful blue Curacao (makes 3 shooters)
Add whipped vodka, peppermint vodka, and a splash of blue curacao to a shaker with ice. Shake. Strain into shot glasses. Makes 3 shooters.
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Peppermint White Russian photo: https://lipglossandcrayons.com/2015/12/peppermint-white-russian-recipe/
And inspiration: https://homecookingmemories.com/peppermint-white-russian-cocktail-recipe/
Key lime pie photo and inspiration: http://www.rumchata.com/
Cranberry Cinnamon Whiskey Sour photo: http://dev.bakerbynature.com/cranberry-cinnamon-whiskey-sour/
Cranberry mimosa photo: http://stressbaking.com/2015/12/cranberry-mimosa.html/
And inspiration: https://theblondcook.com/cranberry-mimosas/
Cranberry mule photo: http://www.localfoodrocks.com/2016/11/festive-cranberry-moscow-mule.html
A special shout-out to my husband, brother-in-law, mom, and dad for being my guinea pigs! Thank you all!
Are you hosting a Halloween party this year? Your friends will love these Halloween themed drinks!
- Caramel Apple Mimosas
1 cup apple cider
8oz caramel vodka
1 (750 mL) bottle of champagne
Combine all ingredients in a pitcher. Serve in champagne flutes.
- Bloody Brain Shooters
½ shot peach schnapps
½ shot irish cream
Dash of grenadine
Fill shot glass halfway with peach schnapps.
Pour in irish cream with pourer or use a straw to drizzle cream in
Irish cream will curdle giving the “brain” effect
Add a few drops of grenadine for “blood”
- Cinnamon Toast Crunch Shots
1 ½ oz Rumchata
1 ½ oz Fireball whiskey
¾ oz vanilla vodka
Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice.
Shake, then pour into 2 shot glasses
- Harry Potter themed shooters
1 shot of strawberry vodka
dash of grenadine
Combine in shot glass
1 part sour apple pucker
1 part vodka
Pour vodka into shot glass. Layer on sour apple pucker.
½ shot white Rum
1 splash Lime juice
½ shot Blue curacao
Pour 1/2 shot of rum into a shot glass. Layer on blue curacao. Add a dash of lime juice.
¾ oz Malibu rum
½ oz lemon juice
½ oz pineapple juice
Combine in shaker with ice. Shake and strain into shot glass
- Fall Backwards Shooters
½ oz caramel vodka
½ oz pumpkin spice liqueur (try my recipe for homemade pumpkin spice liqueur!)
½ oz rumchata
Shake in shaker with ice
Strain into shot glass
I love Halloween. I love dressing up, I love candy, I love stepping on crunchy leaves, and I really love Halloween themed drinks. I’ve hosted Halloween parties several times in my life and having fabulous themed drinks is always a hit (okay, so when I was 8 it was a little different). A lot of these drinks would be fun to have all autumn long, so enjoy!
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Caramel apple mimosas inspired by http://www.delish.com/cooking/recipe-ideas/recipes/a49432/caramel-apple-mimosas-recipe/ (we also got the photo from them)
Bloody brain shooter inspired by
Fall Backwards inspired by: http://www.mantitlement.com/recipes/pumpkin-pie-shots/
Cinnamon Toast Crunch inspired by Michael Anthony (photo credit: https://www.liquor.com/articles/fireball-drinks/)
Harry Potter shooters inspired by the Harry Potter series by JK Rowling