Patriotic Cocktails for Memorial Day!
Posted: May 27, 2016
It's a three day weekend! Celebrate in style with your family, friends and customers with the following patriotic cocktails!
Red White and Blue Margarita
1 cup ice
1/2 cup fresh or frozen strawberries
3 ounces tequila
2 ounces lime juice
1 ounce Triple Sec or Cointreau
1/2 ounce simple syrup
Blend strawberries and freeze for several minutes. Combine and blend remaining ingredients and pour the strawberry back into the blender. Top with limes and blueberries for color.
Captain America Slushie (courtesy of Giraffes Can Bake)
2 oz Irish Whiskey and 1 cup frozen sprite cubes (for white layer)
2 oz Blue Blue Curacao and 1 cup frozen sprite ice cubes (for blue layer)
1/3 cup frozen strasberries and 1 cup sprite (for red layer)
Put sugar and blue food dye in a zip lock bag and shake to make the garnish. Wet rims of glasses and dip in sugar. Combine each layer in the blender and spoon into glass. Serve with a patriotic straw.
Red White and Blue jello shots
1 6-oz package strawberry Jell-O
1 14-oz can sweetened condensed milk
2 envelopes unflavored gelatin
1 6-oz package berry blue Jell-O
Combine strawberry jello and 2 1/2 cups hot water. Add 1/2 cups blueberry vodka and stir to combine. Fill shot glasses 1/3 of the way and set in the fridge for one hour. Repeat with unflavored (clear) jello and add sweetened condensed milk. Repeat one more time with blue jello. Set in the fridge for one hour between each color. When complete and ready to serve, garnish with whipped cream and sprinkles.