ALCOHOLIC COCKTAILS RECIPES Cosmopolitan Ingredients • 30mL vodka • 15mL Triple Sec • 30mL cranberry juice • Juice of half a lime Method 1. Pour the vodka and all the other ingredients into a cocktail shaker and fill it with ice. 2. Shake well and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. 3. For the finishing touch, garnish with a lemon twist. Champagne - Mimosa Ingredients • 15mL Triple Sec • 45mL fresh orange juice • 100mL Sparkling (chilled) • Orange slice for garnish Method 1. Add all ingredients to a champagne glass and top with an Orange slice for garnish. Bacardi Mojito Ingredients • 45ml Bacardi Superior • 4 lime wedges • 10–15 large mint leaves • Dash of soda water • 2½ teaspoons of caster sugar Method 1. Muddle limes and caster sugar in a highball glass. Clap mint between hands to release mint oils and aroma. 2. Add mint, crushed ice and Bacardi Superior and stir gently. 3. Finish with a dash of soda and garnish with a sprig of mint. Da Vinci Code Ingredients • 30ml Frangelico • 30ml white rum • 30ml fresh orange juice • 1 fresh passionfruit Method 1. Scoop out the flesh of the passionfruit into a chilled martini glass. 2. Add other ingredients to a cocktail shaker and shake with ice. 3. Strain into the martini glass. 4. Garnish with a passionfruit slice. Jameson Summer Punch Ingredients • 240mL Jameson Whiskey • 120mL blood orange juice • 120mL cranberry juice • 120mL sugar syrup • 30mL orange bitters • 240mL ginger beer Method 1. Mix all the ingredients except the ginger beer in a jug. 2. Add cubed ice to chill and garnish with slices of blood orange, fresh mint leaves and assorted berries. 3. Top up with ginger beer and serve. Caprioska Ingredients • 60ml vodka • 8 fresh lime chunks • 15ml sugar syrup • 2 teaspoons of caster sugar Method 1. Muddle lime chunks, caster sugar and sugar syrup in a cocktail shaker. 2. Add ice and vodka and shake vigorously for 20 seconds. 3. Pour into a large rocks glass and serve. (No garnish required.) Baileys Chocolatini Ingredients • 50mL Baileys Irish Cream • 10mL of Smirnoff vodka • 5mL of chocolate liqueur • Ice Method 1. Drop several ice cubes into a shaker. 2. Pour Baileys, Vodka and chocolate liqueur over the ice. 3. Shake together. 4. Strain into a chilled martini glass. Royal Cobbler Bajan Rum Punch Ingredients • 30mL Domaine de Canton French Ginger Liqueur • 30mL The Dalmore 12 Year Old Single Malt Whisky • 30mL fresh orange juice • 10mL dry Sherry Method 1. Pour all the ingredients into a wine glass filled with ice. 2. Garnish with an orange wedge and a ginger chocolate skewer (optional). Ingredients • 30mL Mount Gay Eclipse Rum • 30mL Cointreau Liqueur • 60mL pineapple juice • Juice of half a lime • 2 dashes of Angostura Bitters Method 1. Build, shake and strain over ice. 2. Garnish with a pineapple leaf and pineapple wedge. Cointreau Blush Cuervo Margarita Ingredients • 30mL Cointreau • Pink grapefruit juice • Soda water • Fresh lime juice Ingredients • 45ml tequila • 20ml Cointreau • 30ml lime juice Method 1. Pour Cointreau into a tall glass. 2. Add a squeeze of fresh lime. 3. Top with pink grapefruit juice and a dash of soda water. 4. Serve with ice in a tall glass. Method 1. Mix ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. 2. Pour into a short glass with a salt rim and add a lime wheel. MOCKTAIL RECIPES Classic Shirley Temple Non-Alcoholic Fizz A long-time favorite of kids and adults alike – certain to please! A virgin version of the Madras cocktail, which is very popular on ladies night! Ingredients: 1 cup (250 mL) lemon-lime soda 2 tbsp (25 mL) grenadine 1 tbsp (15 mL) orange juice orange slice and maraschino cherry Ingredients: 90ml orange juice 90ml cranberry juice 90ml club soda Directions: Fill tall glass with ice. Add lemon-lime soda, grenadine, and orange juice. Stir until combined. Garnish with an orange slice and a maraschino cherry on a cocktail stick. Directions: Shake the orange juice and cranberry juice with ice. Pour into a highball glass using a strainer. Add ice to the juice, and then add the club soda. The Fizz can be garnished with an orange slice and maraschino cherry, or for a more tropical feel, toss in some halved strawberries, pineapple, or kiwi chunks! Virgin Mary Alcohol-free Sangria This mocktail is a take-off on another very popular cocktail – the Bloody Mary! (Makes large pitcher or punch bowl) Who can resist a gorgeous, fruit-filled pitcher of Sangria on a hot summer day? Fill your glass with this wonderful nonalcoholic version of the classic. Ingredients: 120ml tomato juice 1 dash lemon juice 1/2 tsp worcestershire sauce 2 drops tabasco sauce Directions: Fill a large wine glass with ice. Add tomato juice, then the rest of the ingredients. Stir and garnish with a wedge of lime. Nojito All the taste of the classic Cuban Mojito, without the alcohol! Be sure to use fresh mint leaves for the best results! Ingredients: crushed ice 8 mint leaves 3 oz lime juice 45ml sugar syrup 60ml club soda Directions: Fill a pint glass 1/3 full with ice, then add mint leaves. Lightly mash the leaves together with the liquid using a muddle stick or wooden pestle, being careful not to tear the leaves. Fill the glass with more ice, then add club soda. Garnish with mint or lime. Pomegranate Spritzer (Makes a small pitcher) A sophisticated and pretty mocktail for brunch or for sipping on the porch! Ingredients: 1 lemon for twists 2 cups ginger ale, chilled 1 cup pomegranate juice, chilled ice cubes 1 cup seltzer (or more to taste) Directions: To make lemon twists for the garnish, use a vegetable peeler to remove strips of peel from the lemon, leaving as much white pith on the lemon as possible. In a pitcher, combine the ginger ale and pomegranate juice. Fill wine glasses with ice. Divide the liquid among the glasses, leaving room for seltzer. Pour the seltzer into each glass, to taste. Twist the peel and rub a strip on the edge of each glass. Drop the twist into the drink and serve. Ingredients: ¼ cup sugar 1 cup orange juice ½ fresh lemon, sliced ½ fresh orange, sliced 1 small apple or peach, cut into wedges 4 cups club soda or seltzer water 4 cups grape juice Directions: In large pitcher, combine orange juice, sugar, and grape juice. Add cut fruit and stir until sugar is dissolved. Refrigerate until cool and add seltzer water or club soda just before serving. Bellini Trendy and delicious, this recipe provides a nonalcoholic alternative to the Venetian cocktail of the same name. Ingredients: 60ml peach nectar, juice, or puree sparkling apple cider, chilled Directions: Coat the rim of a champagne glass with flavored sugar. Pour in the nectar, and slowly add the cider until the glass is full. Arnold Palmer (Adapts to desired number of servings) This famous mocktail gets it’s moniker from the professional golfer who can’t get enough of it! Ingredients: 1 part iced tea 1 part lemonade sugar or other sweetener lemon, mint, or a slice of kiwi Directions: Pour iced tea and lemonade over ice and sweeten to taste. Stir and add lemon, mint or kiwi as garnish. You may also try adding the iced tea slowly over the lemonade and ice – if done correctly, they will remain separate until mixed, for a pleasing presentation. Tropical Delight For those who love to indulge in a creamy, tropical cocktail, but want to forgo the alcohol – this is the perfect virgin solution! Ingredients: 60ml coconut milk 90ml pineapple juice 90ml mango juice 1 small banana Directions: Peel the banana and place in a blender with the juice and coconut milk. Add in some ice and blend for 10 seconds. Pour in a large glass and serve with a straw with a garnish of sliced pineapple on the rim. Perfect Virgin Daiquiri (Serves 2-4) Alcohol certainly isn’t necessary to enjoy this mouth-watering, frozen favorite! Ingredients: 410gm pineapple chunks in juice 340gm frozen strawberries 2 tablespoons superfine sugar 2 medium limes, juiced fresh strawberries, optional, for garnish Directions: In a blender, combine pineapple, frozen strawberries, sugar, and lime juice and puree until smooth. Pour into glasses, garnish with fresh strawberries, if desired, and serve immediately.
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