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Fun and Delicious Easter Cocktail Ideas


The weather is finally getting warmer, the birds are chirping and the trees are blossoming. The grass is green, the sun is shining brightly and it’s as if the whole world is saying: spring has finally come. Spring is here, and with it soon will come a favorite springtime holiday – Easter. To celebrate, consider sipping some fun and delicious Easter cocktails with family and friends!

Whether you’re relaxing with friends while the kids are out hunting for Easter eggs, having an Easter brunch or dinner, or if you decided to go celebrating with family or friends, there is no better way for you and your loved ones to commemorate this special day than with some delicious, refreshing and fun Easter cocktails. Mixing your own cocktails is always fun and easy to do ,and you can always add something new to spice up the flavor. On several occasions, we tried to help you with some of our Easter cocktail ideas, and this year we are back with lots of new and interesting recipes you’ll definitely be needing for a refreshing Easter drink. For teens and designated drivers, we have a whole array of tasty non-alcoholic Easter beverages that will look and taste just like the real thing. Take out your cocktail mixing equipment and read carefully because here we go!

Easter Cocktail Ideas – Fun and Beautiful!

Peep-tini

This is a really special Easter cocktail – it’s both yummy and insanely refreshing and just the thing you need to help you relax.

 Ingredients:     

1 ½ oz. Sobieski Lemon Meringue Vodka
½ oz. white chocolate liquor
1 oz. cream
Sugar
Peep for garnish

How to:

Dip rim of chilled martini glass into sugar to coat.  Add Sobieski Lemon Meringue Vodka, white chocolate liquor and cream in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake and strain into sugar coated martini glass.  Garnish with a Peep and serve.

 

Spring Fling

Looks stylish and elegant, tastes heavenly and is the hit at any cocktail party. Definitely one of our favorites!

 Ingredients:

1 ½ oz. CAMUS VS Elegance
¼ oz. pomegranate syrup
1 oz. cranberry juice
3 fresh strawberries
red rose for garnish

How to:

Muddle strawberries and liquids in a shaker tin. Fill shaker with ice cubes, and shake vigorously. Strain into a martini glass and garnish with a rose.

 

Bunny’s Tail

Ingredients:       

1 ½ oz. Lucid Absinthe
½ oz. orange flower water
1 tsp. white or clear crème de menthe
1 large egg white
Ice

How to:

In a cocktail shaker, combine the ingredients and shake vigorously until frothy and well blended. Strain into a tall chilled cocktail glass and serve.

 


Mimosa Mist  

Ingredients:    

1½ ounces Florida orange juice
5 raspberries
¾ ounce lemon juice
¾ ounce simple syrup*
Ice
Champagne

How to:

Muddle raspberries in cocktail shaker; add Florida orange juice, lemon juice, simple syrup and ice. Shake and strain into champagne flute; top with chilled champagne. Garnish with Florida orange twist and raspberry.

*For Simple Syrup: Combine 1 cup sugar and ½ cup water in saucepan; heat over medium heat, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Simmer for 5 minutes. Cool syrup completely and refrigerate in covered container for up to 1 month.

Next – Fun and delicious non-alcoholic Easter cocktails for youngsters

In case if you want to include expecting moms or children in the fun of your cocktail party, only alcohol-free, or if you’re the designated driver of the evening but still want to have a drink, read on. We have prepared several delicious and exciting non-alcoholic cocktails with fruity bases that are extremely refreshing in these warm days and a paradise to the taste buds. They look awesome, too!

Florida Citrus–Strawberry Green Tea

Ingredients:

4 ½ cups water
18 green tea bags
¾ cup honey
1 ½ cups strawberries, hulled, chopped
½ cup mint leaves
1 cup Florida orange juice
1 cup Florida grapefruit juice
¼ cup lemon juice
6 Florida orange wedges
6 Florida grapefruit wedges
Ice
Whole strawberries, for garnish
Orange curls, for garnish

How to:

Bring water to boil in saucepan; remove from heat. Add tea bags; steep for 15 minutes. Remove tea bags and discard; add honey and mix well. Refrigerate until chilled. Garnish with strawberries and orange curls.

Combine strawberries and mint leaves in cocktail shaker; muddle ingredients until strawberries are crushed and mint is fragrant. In large pitcher, combine muddled strawberry mixture, chilled green tea, orange juice, grapefruit juice and lemon juice. Refrigerate for 2 to 3 hours until well chilled.

To serve, pour Florida Citrus–Strawberry Green Tea into tall glasses filled with ice. Garnish with orange and grapefruit wedges.
Mint Orange Agave Cooler
Ingredients: 

8 fresh mint leaves
1/3 cup ice
1/2 cup orange juice
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons agave nectar*
1/4 cup water

How to:

Place mint leaves in the bottom of the glass. With the back of a spoon bruise mint to break up slightly to release flavor. Add ice. Combine all remaining ingredients, stir and pour over mint and ice.

*Agave nectar is a naturally-occurring sweetener that has a lower glycemic index value than other sweeteners. It is available at supermarkets and natural foods stores.

Cook’s Note: To add more minty flavor to this drink, mix 1/4 cup sugar with 1 tablespoon chopped mint leaves. Stir. Pour onto plate. Wet rim of glass and dip into mixture prior to adding drink.
Watermelon Florida Citrus’ade
Ingredients:    

2 cups sugar
1 cup hot water
6 cups watermelon, seeded, no rind, cut into 1-inch pieces, divided
2 cups Florida orange juice
1 cup Florida grapefruit juice
¾ cup lemon juice
¾ cup lime juice
2 cups Florida oranges, cut into 1-inch pieces, peeled
½ cup mint leaves
Florida orange slices, for garnish
Watermelon chunks, for garnish

How to:

Combine sugar and hot water in small saucepan over low heat; heat until sugar is dissolved. Refrigerate until chilled. Purée 4 cups watermelon in blender until smooth. Place watermelon juice, chilled sugar syrup, orange juice, grapefruit juice, lemon juice and lime juice in large pitcher; stir to combine. Add 2 cups watermelon pieces, orange pieces and mint leaves; refrigerate for 2 to 3 hours until well chilled. Serve over ice in tall glasses. Garnish with orange slices and watermelon chunks, if desired.

 

We hope you enjoy these fun and colorful spring cocktail ideas this Easter. They’ll make a perfect complement to Easter brunch or dinner. If you try any of them (or plan to), let us know what you think in the comments below!

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