Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Valentine’s Day Cocktails…

Do you want to serve a great drink to your sweetie… or friends this Valentine's Day? Here are a few that will be showing up at our Un-Valentine Party.

Godiva Chocolate MartiniYield: 1 serving
1 oz. Godiva Liqueur
1 oz. Smirnoff Vodka

Assemble the drink.

Strawberry Blonde Martini (The Melting Pot's)

2 ounces champagne
2 ounces strawberry vodka (Stoli)
1 1/2 ounces pineapple juice
1/2 ounce strawberry daiquiri mix

Combine the vodka, daiquiri mix and pineapples juice.
Float the Champagne on the top.
Garnish with strawberry.

Cranberry Champagne Cocktail

1-ounce cranberry juice (sweetened)
1 wedge lime
Champagne or sparkling wine
Cranberries (frozen)
In a chilled Champagne flute add cranberry juice and a squeeze of lime. Top off the glass with Champagne. Garnish with 3 or 4 cranberries.

Sparkling Wine Sangria (Sangria de Cava)
2 cups well chilled seltzer or sparkling mineral water
1 cup well chilled peach brandy
1 cup superfine sugar
2 (750-ml) bottles well chilled Cava (Spanish sparkling wine)
About 4 cups assorted berries, such as blueberries, blackberries, and raspberries, rinsed and drained, for serving
Stir the seltzer, brandy, and sugar together in a punch bowl. When the sugar is dissolved, uncork the sparkling wine and pour it gently into the bowl. Float about half the berries in the sangria and use the rest to decorate individual glasses.

Frances ;o)