EASTER DRINKS



































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When planning your Easter party, you might want to consider Easter-themed drinks.  Here are some drink ideas, with or without alcohol, to suit a variety of different tastes.  Remember, these are just suggestions, you can serve any cocktail, but drinks that are of pastel colors are best for Easter.  Another fun idea is to get Easter bunny or Easter egg stir sticks to put in the drinks.  Make your own Easter coasters to rest your drinks on.  It's a fun way to get your kids involved in the decorating aspect of your party planning.  Whatever you choose, have fun with it!   Enjoy the drink ideas below!

Easter Drink 1: Blue Cottontail

Blue cottontail drink      Ingredients (per cocktail):

      •  1 1/2 oz. vodka
      •  1/2 oz. triple sec
      •  1/4 oz. blue Curaçao
      •  Orange peel (for garnish)





Preparation:

Shake ingredients well.
Strain into a chilled martini glass.
Place the orange peel around the glass and drink!

Don't hesitate, you must try this drink for Easter!
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Easter Drink 2: Pink Bonnet
 
Pink bonnet drink      Ingredients (per cocktail):

     •  1 1/2 ounce gin
     •  1/2 ounce simple syrup
     •  3/4 ounce lemon juice
     •  2 dashes of crème de framboise or grenadine (for color)
     •  White of a small egg (use a pasteurized egg OR two 
         tbsp. of egg white substitute, such as AllWhites)




Preparation:

Shake all the ingredients without ice to emulsify the egg whites.
Shake all the ingredients with ice, and strain into a small cocktail glass.

The ladies will especially love this Easter drink!
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Easter Drink 3: Golden Easter Punch Mocktail
(serves 32)

Golden Easter punch      Ingredients:

      •  6 cups water
      •  4 cups sugar
      •  1 (46 oz.) can of pineapple juice
      •  1 (12 oz.) can of orange juice concentrate
      •  1 (6 oz.) can lemonade concentrate
      •  1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
      •  1 (2 liter) bottle carbonated lemon-lime beverage
      •  1 quart pineapple sherbet




Preparation:

Using a large saucepan, bring the sugar and water to a boil.  
Cook and stir for 2 minutes.
Remove the mixture from the heat and put aside to cool.
Pour the cooled sugar water in a large punchbowl.  Add all the juices and vanilla extract.  Add the soda.
Stir the punch well.
Add sherbet just before serving the drinks to your guests.

This is a tasty Easter drink for the entire family.
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Easter Drink 4: Orange Sparkler Mocktail

Orange sparkler     


      Ingredients (per glass):

      •  3 ounces orange juice
      •  3 ounces Club Soda








Preparation:

Fill a highball or large juice glass with ice.  Combine the orange juice and Club Soda and stir the drink gently.

The kids will love this Easter drink, they'll feel like one of the adults.