Great cocktail recipes to share with your fave bachelorettes!
Sometimes when enjoying a delicious cocktail, the amount of alcohol can be disguised by the sweetness of the drink. If you are not a professional bartender, you may inadvertently make your drinks far more potent than you responsibly should. It is always a wise to follow the suggested allotments in the recipes to keep the drinks tasty and to keep the bachelorettes safe!
Tools you will need to make great cocktails – all can be found at HomeWetBar.com
Chocolate Martini – always a huge hit with everyone
2 oz Stoli Vanil
½ oz Godiva Chocolate liqueur
½ oz White Godiva white chocolate liqueur
Splash of heavy cream (to make it more decadent)
Chocolate syrup lined rim or chocolate syrup lined martini glass
Shake in cocktail shaker with ice and pour into the chocolate lined martini glass. Garnish with a strawberry.
Apple Martini – always a sweet & sour treat
2 oz Stoli Citros
1 oz apple liqueur or Apple Pucker
1 oz pineapple juice
1 oz sour mix or lime juice
Shake in a cocktail shaker with ice and pour into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a thinly sliced apple OR a cherry.
Creamsicle – tastes just like you remember
1 oz Stoli Vanil
1 oz Stoli Ohranj
3 oz orange juice
1.5 oz cream
Shake in cocktail shaker with ice, mix very well but don’t shake it too hard.
Pour into a chilled martini glass and garnish with an orange slice.
Cosmopolitan – a classic never goes out of style
2 oz Stoli Citros
1 oz triple sec OR Cointreau
½ oz fresh lime juice
1.5 oz cranberry juice
Shake in a cocktail shaker with ice and pour into chilled martini glass.
Garnish with a lemon twist.
You know you’ve mixed your Cosmo correctly if the cocktail is light pink when served in the glass.
If it is too dark, add a splash of lime juice.
The Modern Margarita
Margarita – how can you say “no” to a Margarita?
2 oz Tequila
1 oz triple sec (substitute Blue Curacao for an “electric blue” margarita)
1 oz fresh lemon juice
1 oz fresh lime juice
You can substitute margarita mix for the fresh lemon & lime juice but the fresh stuff always tastes better
The modern Margarita can be served in many ways:
Blended with ice for a frozen margarita
On the rocks with a salt rim
Chilled in a cocktail shaker with ice
strained and poured into a chilled martini glass or an extra large margarita glass.
Margaritas have been around a long time but there are many Margarita variations for you bachelorettes to enjoy.
You can find many flavors to add to your margarita in a liquor store OR you can muddle some fruit and make your own.
Here are some suggestions: Pear, Mango, Kiwi, Peach, Watermelon or Strawberries make for yummy margaritas.
Just add about 1-1.5 oz, about 2 tablespoons, of pureed fruit or syrup depending on how sweet you like your cocktail.
Remember: All great parties start and end with Champagne (sparkling wine can be used as a substitute). See the separate section on Champagne by clicking HERE.