Prickly Pear With Empress Gin

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Coquito

Ingredients 1 1/2 cups dark rum 2 cinnamon sticks 1 (14 oz) can sweetened condensed milk 1 (15 oz) can cream of coconut (Coco Lopez) 1 (13.5 oz) can coconut milk 4 oz evaporated milk 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 4 tablespoons shredded coconut, optional Directions In a large…

Holiday Sangria

2 tablespoons agave nectar 1/4 cup brandy 1/2 cup cranberry juice 1 orange, halved and then sliced 2 limes, sliced 1/2 cup whole frozen cranberries 2 sticks of cinnamon 1 bottle of dry red wine (Cabernet Sauvignon) 1 cup seltzer water rosemary sprigs for garnish Directions To a large pitcher add agave nectar, brandy, orange,…

Hurricane Cocktail

2 oz light rum 2 oz dark rum 2 oz passion fruit juice 1 oz orange juice 1/2 oz fresh lime juice 1 tbsp simple syrup 1 tbsp grenadine Garnish: Orange Slice and Cherry Directions Shake all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Strain into a hurricane glass then garnish with orange slice and…

Tik Tok’s Corona Sunrise

Ingredients 1 bottle Corona beer 1½ ounces tequila 1½ ounces orange juice ½ ounce grenadine 1 lime wedge squeezed Directions Drink or pour out some of the bottle of Corona down to the top of the label. Pour all ingredients into the bottle. Plug the top of the bottle with your thumb, and tip upside…

Tiramisu Martini

Ingredients 1 1/2 ounces vanilla vodka 1 1/2 ounces creme de cacao 1 1/2 ounces coffee liqueur 3/4 ounces Irish Cream Liqueur chocolate syrup cocoa powder Instructions Drizzle chocolate syrup around the inside of a martini glass. Stick the glass in the freezer to firm up the chocolate. In a shaker, add ice, vanilla vodka,…

Mojito

Ingredients Light Rum Club soda Simple syrup Mint Lime Directions You will need fresh limes and mint. Slice the lime in half. Add mint leaves, sweetener, and fresh lime juice to the bottom of a glass. Muddle the mixture. Add the rum and stir. Add your ice and club soda.

The Classic New York Whiskey Sour

Ingredients 2 ounces rye whiskey or bourbon 1 ounce lemon juice fresh squeezed 1/2 ounce simple syrup 1/2 ounce red wine to float lemon wheel for garnish Maraschino cherry for garnish Directions Add whiskey, lemon juice and simple syrup to cocktail shaker. Add ice to shaker (about 3/4 full) and shake for 30 seconds. Strain…

Lime-Orange Caipirinha

Ingredients 1 Ripe Orange 1 Ripe Lime 2 Tablespoons Light brown Sugar 4 Ounces Brazilian Cachaca or White rum 10 Crushed Ice Cubes InstructionsWash Orange and Lime/Lemon well. Roll the Lime and Orange on a clean counter or cutting board applying light pressure, This will help release the juice. Remove the ends of the Orange…