Angie’s cocktail corner is back….! Here are a few drinks to get you started….drink up!!!
MommyTini- It’s that time of year & the kids are back to school…! A delightful indulgence for moms to kick back and enjoy…..
1 ½ oz. Absolut Vanilla Vodka
¼ oz. Kahlua liqueur
½ oz. Crème de Cacao, Dark
1 oz. Espresso
Put in shaker-Mix—Pour into a 10 oz. martini glass (chilled…yummmm!)
Put a twist on your brunch & have a refreshing sparkling mojito instead of a bellini….
Napa valley Mojito
10 mint leaves, plus 2 extra for garnish
6 halved seedless grapes (red or green), plus 3 more for garnish
1 ounces freshly squeezed lime juice
1 ounce simple syrup
1 1/2 ounces white rum
1 1/2 ounces sparkling wine
In a mixing glass, muddle the mint leaves with 6 halved grapes, lime juice, and simple syrup. Add the rum and stir.
Pour into a wine glass, add crushed ice and top off with sparkling wine. Stir gently from the bottom up. Garnish with remaining grapes and mint.
And for those who love long drinks……….
Strawberry Basil Lemonade
1 16-ounce glass
3 strawberries – de-stemmed
5 basil leaves
1.5 ounce Vodka
1 ounce Strawberry puree
Fill (approximately 4 oz.) Lemonade
Muddle 3 strawberries – de-stemmed, with the five basil leaves and vodka in a 16-ounce glass. Mix vodka, and strawberry puree in mixing glass or martini shaker. Add ice, shake for 15 seconds and pour into glass. Fill with lemonade and stir.
Garnish with extra strawberry and basil.