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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!



Blue Cottontail Easter 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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Pink Bonnet Easter Drink
 
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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Hippity Hoppity Easter Cocktail



Ingredients:
  • 1-1/2 ounces Tanqueray No. Ten gin
  • 3 ounces sparkling grapefruit soda
  • Lime wedge
  • Optional: 2 dashes Angostura bitters
Preparation: 

Fill a rocks glass with ice and add gin.
Top with grapefruit soda, a squeeze of the lime wedge and bitters if using.
Stir and enjoy your Easter drink :)

Source: allparenting.com
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Sparkling Spring Easter Cocktail



Ingredients:
  • 2 ounces Lillet Rouge
  • Cava (or Prosecco)
  • Orange peel for garnish
Preparation:

Add Lillet Rouge to a Champagne flute.
Top with sparkling wine.
Garnish with an orange peel and enjoy your Easter drink :)

Source: allparenting.com

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The Golden Egg Easter Drink 



Ingredients:
  • 1 tablespoon apricot jam
  • 1 ounce Vodka
  • 3/4 ounce Lillet Blanc
  • 1/2 ounce lemon juice
  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters
  • 1/4 ounce simple syrup if desired, adjusted to taste
  • Lemon peel for garnish
Preparation: 

Add all ingredients except garnish to a cocktail shaker with ice.
Shake and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
Garnish with a lemon peel and enjoy

Source: allparenting.com

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Sapphire Revelation by Bombay Easter Drink 



Ingredients:
  • 3 parts Gin
  • 2 drops rose water
  • 1/2 part Elderflower liqueur
Preparation:

Stir in a mixing glass filled with ice then strain into a chilled martini cocktail glass. Garnish with a single rose petal.

Source: bombaysapphire.com

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Butterfly Martini Cocktail Easter Drink


 

Ingredients: 
  • 1.5 parts lemon-flavored Vodka
  • 2 parts White Grape Juice
  • 3 Basil Leaves
  • 3 Mint Leaves
  • 1 tsp Elderflower Cordial
  • 1 tsp Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1 Lemon Rind
Preparation:

Fill a cocktail shaker with shredded basil and mint leaves, and combine with all other ingredients. Shake with ice and strain through a fine sieve. Top with a squeeze of lemon rind. Serve in a cocktail glass and garnish with an edible flower.

Source:  greygoose.com

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Lemon Drop Sparkle by Korbel Easter Drink



Ingredients:
  • (12 oz.) can lemonade frozen concentrate, thawed
  • 1 bottle of extra dry sparkling wine
  • 4 oz. Tuaca liqueur
  • 1 1/2 cups sparkling water
  • 1 lemon, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup lemon drop candies, crushed
Preparation:

In a pitcher, stir to combine lemonade concentrate, champagne, Tuaca and sparkling water. Using a slice of lemon, moisten the rim of each glass. Dip rim into crushed lemon drop candies. Pour in the champagne mixture and garnish with sliced lemons or lemon twist.

Source: korbel.com
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Bacardi 8 Rum Julep Easter Drink



Ingredients:
  • 2 parts Bacardi 8 year old Rum
  • 6 parts mint leaves
  • 2/5 part sugar syrup
  • 2 dashes peach bitters
  • Cubed ice
  • Spring of mint to garnish
Preparation:

Gently bruise mint with sugar syrup and bitters, in the base of a mixing glass. Then pour rum, add ice, and stir well. Fill a high ball glass with crushed ice, pour the liquid from the mixing glass using a strainer, stir, and add more ice. Garnish with a mint sprig.

Source: bacardi.com
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Golden Easter Punch Mocktail Easter Drink
(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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Orange Sparkler Mocktail Easter Drink

Orange sparkler     


     










 In
gredients (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.

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Classic Lemonade Easter Drink



Ingredients:
  • 1 3/4 cups white sugar
  • 8 cups water
  • 1 1/2 cups lemon juice
Preparation:

In a small saucepan, combine sugar and 1 cup water. Bring to boil and stir to dissolve sugar. Allow to cool to room temperature, then cover and refrigerate until chilled.
Remove seeds from lemon juice, but leave pulp. In pitcher, stir together chilled syrup, lemon juice and remaining 7 cups water.

Photo Source: homeiswheretheboatis.com
Recipe Source: allrecipes.com


Easter Smoothies



Ingredients:

Blueberry Smoothie:

1/2 cup Organic Greek yogurt
1/4 cup Organic milk
1 cup frozen blueberries
1 teaspoon honey (optional)

Green Machine Smoothie:

1/4 cup Organic Greek or Whole Milk Yogurt
1/2 cup Organic Milk
1 ripe bananas

1 cup fresh spinach
1 Tablespoon local honey
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon (optional)

Orange Smoothie:

1/4 cup Organic Greek or Whole Milk Yogurt
1/2 cup Organic Milk
1/2 large, ripe papaya, peeled, seeded and chopped
1 ripe banana
1 Tablespoon local honey

Yellow Sunshine Smoothie

1/2 cup Organic Greek or Whole Milk Yogurt
1/2 cup Organic Milk
1 ripe banana
1 cup mango, fresh or frozen
1 Tablespoon local honey

Berry Smoothie

1/2 cup Organic Greek or Whole Milk Yogurt
1/2 cup Organic Milk
1 cup strawberries, frozen
1 ripe banana
2 teaspoon local honey
1 teaspoon vanilla (optional)
1 Tablespoon orange juice (optional)

Preparation: 

For each individual smoothie, place all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.  If the smoothie is too thick, thin it out by adding more milk.
Once the smoothies have been blended, pour into cups, alternating the different flavors and colors for each layer.
Garnish with a colorful straw and Peep.


Source: camillestyles.com