Cupid’s Kiss

Cupid's Kiss Cocktail for Valentines Day

Quite possibly the simplest cocktail recipe you will find this Valentines day.  It’s fruity and tastes like party punch.  In fact, if you are good with numbers you can even make it into a punch for your party.  It’s fizzy, fruity and most importantly, pink!  There isn’t a whole lot more to say so instead of filling this space with paragraphs and paragraphs of my life and kids and how I managed to come up with such an amazingly easy Valentines day drink, I’m going to hop and skip straight to what you probably came here for in the first place:  The recipe!

Cupid’s Kiss

1oz Citron Vodka

1oz Pineapple Juice

1oz Pink Lemonade

1oz Sprite

Build drink directly in collins glass filled with ice.  Garnish with something Valentine’s Day-like and enjoy.

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Pink Starburst

This fun fruity cocktail tastes just like the candy!

Guess what holiday is rolling in right around the corner….yep you guessed it.  We all know.  The big Valentines day.  You either love it or you hate it.  Me?  I will admit it is an excuse for my husband to do something romantic for our relationship, but at the same time, why can’t we be romantic any time of the year?  Why does it only have to be valentines day?  And what about all of those strong single folks left standing awkwardly on the sidelines for this segregational holiday?  Why not make Valentines day an excuse to do something nice for yourself.  Go find yourself a fine bottle of vodka and spend the evening in your snuggie sipping fruity pink cocktails binging on netflix and most importantly: have no regrets!

The pink starburst is all pink and ready for this years ...

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Opal Caramel Apple Martini

Have you ever tried an Opal Apple?!

Opals were discovered in 1999 and then apparently tested for over 12 years in different orchards throughout Europe and the Mediterranean. The Opal apple is a cross between a Golden Delicious and a Topaz apple. Now they are grown exclusively in Broetje Orchards  located here, in Prescot Washington.

Back at my parents home in the suburbs of Chicago, we had a giant backyard with a bunch of apple trees growing.  We had two red apple trees and two golden delicious apple trees.  Every other year (cuz thats how fruit trees work, they produce crop every other year) my Dad and I would go out in the yard and fill basket upon basked up with apples.  We’d have mountains of apples...

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Caramel Cheesecake Shooter

Can we say yum in a shot glass?

Can we say yum in a shot glass?  This little shooter is as delicious as it is dangerous.  Combining two different vodkas together it’s only mellowed out by the half&half which gives it is milky cheesecake like color.  Graham cracker crust lines the rim and a cherry is placed on top.  It doesn’t get tastier than this my dear readers.

Caramel Cheesecake Shooter

.75oz Smirnoff Caramel Kissed Vodka

.75oz Smirnoff Vanilla Vodka

.75oz Half & Half

To rim your shot glass: crush one graham cracker in a bowl.  Line the edge of your glass with a bit of honey then promptly dip into bowl of graham cracker.  Pour ingredients into a shaker with ice.  Shake lightly, just enough to mix ingredients...

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