Monday, December 12, 2016

Round 3: Cocktails for Fabulous Folks!

Here's round three of cocktails for fabulous donors to our fundraising campaign for Feeding America! We still owe a couple of fabulous ladies cocktails that will appear in upcoming episodes, but don't worry, ladies - we'll get you those recipes before the episodes go online so that you can enjoy your drinks sooner! In the meantime, here are three lovely libations, with our profound thanks to the generous donors who inspired them:

Licor de Amor

Licor de Amor (created for Roxanne)

1 1/2 oz brandy
1 1/2 oz anise liqueur
1/4 oz fresh lime juice
1 oz Italian lemon soda
A dash of Peychaud's bitters

Combine brandy, anise liqueur and lime juice, shake with ice and strain into a cocktail glass. Top with soda and a dash of Peychaud's bitters.

Naughty or Nice?

Naughty or Nice? (created for Christine)

2 oz amber rum
1/2 oz Aperol
1/4 oz cinnamon schnapps
1/2 oz fresh lime juice
2 dashes of orange bitters

Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a slice of candy fruit and a lump of chocolate coal.

Hibiscus Holiday

Hibiscus Holiday (created for Barbara)

1 oz amber rum
3/4 oz hibiscus liqueur
2 dashes of chocolate bitters
4 dashes of orange bitters
Chilled dry sparkling white wine

Combine all ingredients except the wine, shake with ice and strain into a champagne flute with a pink sugar rim. Fill with wine and serve.

A million thanks to our wonderful donors! We'll have even more very soon!

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