Quick and Easy Cocktails for Valentine’s Day
Regardless if you’re planning a party for 15 or just 2 this Valentine’s Day, these cocktails are sure to be a hit.
The Chocolate-Lovers Margarita (source: Cosmopolitan.com)
– 3 parts chocolate milk (store bought or homemade)
– 1 part Sauza Silver Tequila
– 1 part strawberry puree or daiquiri mix
– Chocolate covered strawberry
Combine chilled chocolate milk, Sauza and strawberry puree in a tall glass. Stir vigorously to combine.
Pour into a glass and garnish with a chocolate covered strawberry.
Raspberry Chocolate Kiss Cocktail (source: Martha Stewart.com)
1/4 cup Mint-Infused Simple Syrup, plus more for rim
3 chocolate cookies, finely crushed, such as Nabisco Famous Wafers
1/4 cup vodka
2 tablespoons cranberry juice
Fill a shallow dish with enough simple syrup to just cover the bottom. Place crushed cookies into another shallow dish. Invert a martini glass into simple syrup and then immediately into crushed cookies to coat the rim of the glass.
Place raspberries in a cocktail shaker; crush with a muddler. Add simple syrup and muddle again. Add vodka and cranberry juice; fill shaker with ice. Shake well until chilled. Strain into prepared martini glass. Serve immediately.
White Strawberry Sangria(source: food.com)
(750 ml) bottle dry white wine, such as pinot grigio or sauvignon blanc
1/2 cup strawberry schnapps
1/4 cup sugar
2 cups sliced fresh strawberries
1 whole strawberry (optional)Stir wine, schnapps and sugar together in a 2-quart pitcher’til sugar dissolves.Add sliced strawberries and chill 1 to 4 hours.Serve over ice, and garnish with whole strawberries, if you want.
2 oz SKYY Infusions Vodka Wild Strawberry
1 oz fresh lemon juice
1 oz apple juice
1/2 oz honey solution
2 medium basil leaves
2 medium strawberriesMuddle basil, strawberries, and lemon juice. Add remaining ingredients.