Sunday, October 23, 2011

Halloween Spiked Cocktails

**found in InStyle Magazine October 2010

Black Shadow
serves 1

1 lemon wedge
sanding sugar
1 shot potato vodka mixed with 2 drops of black food coloring

1.  Moisten rim of martini glass with lemon, coat with sugar (sanding sugar) and refrigerate until ready to serve.
2.  In a cocktail shaker filled halfway with ice, shake vodka.
3.  Strain into a chilled glass

Kiss Of Dealth
serves 1
Prosecco or champagne
Maraschino Cherry
Fill a champagne flute with cold bubbly.  Garnish with a cherry.

Sweeney Todd
serves 1

3 oz. concentrated mango juice
5 drops of red food coloring
1 shot of tequila
1 oz. fresh lime juice
1/2 oz. Cointreau
1 oz. cranberry juice
3 drops black food coloring (plus 3-4 additional drops)
1 white rock candy swizzle stick

1.  Pour mango juice into a high ball glass; stir in red food coloring. 
2.  In a cocktail shaker filled halfway with ice, combine tequila, lime juice, Cointreau, cranberry juice and 3 drops food coloring-Shake
3.  Strain tequila mix into a glass, pouring slowly over back of a spoon to create a floating layer above juice.
4.  Brush remaining black food coloring onto candy swizzle stick.  Let dry for 10 minutes before serving.  Place on top of glass.

Have a spooktacular Halloween! xoxo Julie

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