BLUE HAWAIIAN 2 ounces pineapple juice, 1 1⁄2 ounces vodka, 3⁄4 ounce blue Curaçao liqueur, 1⁄2 ounce fresh lime juice, 1⁄2 ounce simple syrup, Splash of half-and-half, Pineapple leaf and lime wheel. Combine in shaker with ice, shake, Strain into tall glass filled with crushed ice. (Or combine everything in a blender cup. Add 3⁄4 cup of crushed ice and flash blend for 5 seconds. Pour into cocktail glass.) Garnish with the pineapple leaf and lime wheel.
Pink Fizz ~ 3 tsp. simple syrup, 12 fresh mint leaves, 3 ounces fresh lime juice, Crushed ice, 8 ounces vodka, Cranberry juice, Champagne or sparkling wine. -- Muddle syrup, mint and lime together in a shaker. Add ice, vodka, 1/8 cup cranberry juice and shake well. Pour mixture into four champagne glasses, evenly and top off with champagne or wine. Garnish with mint.
Mock Pink Champagne Serves: 30 punch cup servings, Prep Time: 5 Min, INGREDIENTS: 2 qt chilled cranberry juice 2 qt ginger ale, chilled 1 qt 7-up, chilled DIRECTIONS: When ready to serve pour all into a large punch bowl and add chipped ice if you like or use a frozen ice ring. Do not prepare ahead of time or you will lose the bubbly effect.
Barefoot Contessa -Pink Grapefruit Margaritas 1 lime cut in wedges, optional Kosher salt, optional 1 cup ruby red grapefruit juice ½ cup freshly squeezed lime juice (4 limes) 1 cup triple sec orange liqueur 3 cups ice 1 cup white tequila YUM!
Drunken Melon Balls: Watermelon, Cantaloupe, Honeydew melon Vodka, Pineapple Juice, Peach Schnapps, Tequila (optional). Use melon baller to scoop out fill your bowl with melon balls. Pour your liquor and juice over the balls and freeze/chill.
Pink grapefruit margaritas 1 cup ruby red grapefruit juice 1/2 cup fresh squeezed lime juice (about 4 limes) 1 cup triple sec orange liqueur 3 cups ice 1 cup silver tequila 1 lime cut in wedges, optional Kosher salt.
Frozen Texas Twister Cocktail/ 2-1/2 to 3 oz. high-quality tequila 1-1/2 oz. Grand Marnier 1-1/2 to 2 oz. fresh lime juice 1/4 pint frozen limeade Splash of Corona (or your favorite Mexican beer) Splash of your favorite red wine such as Zinfandel 2 cups crushed ice
Blackberry and Tequila 5 blackberries 3/4 ounce fresh lime juice Crushed ice (See YumSugar's tip for an easy way to crush ice at home.) 1/2 ounce agave nectar 1/2 ounce of crème de mûre (blackberry-flavored liqueur) 1 1/2 ounces blanco tequila
Homemade Cherry Limeade -- 2 liter bottle lemon-lime soda, 1 cup fresh squeezed lime juice, 1 cup sugar, One 10-ounce jar maraschino cherries with juice, Thin lime slices -- Chill all ingredients before mixing. When cold, combine the lemon-lime soda, lime juice, sugar, cherries with their juice and lime slices in a large pitcher and stir. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.