Sandra Lee’s Winter Holiday Cocktails
Continue celebrating the New Year with more festive cocktails.
-Excerpted from the book, Sandra Lee Semi-Homemade Cocktail Time, by Sandra Lee, Copyright © 2009 SLSH Enterprises, Inc. sandralee.com
Snow Glacier Cocktail
Makes 1 drink
Honey or corn syrup
Sweetened shredded coconut
1 ounce vodka, Smirnoff No. 21™
½ ounce passion fruit liqueur
¼ ounce orange liqueur, Grand Marnier®
1 cup ice cubes
Pour honey onto a plate. Place coconut on another plate. Dip the rim of a chilled glass into honey; dip in coconut. Set glass aside. In a blender, combine vodka, passion fruit liqueur, orange liqueur, and ice. Cover and blend until smooth. Pour into prepared glass.
Makes 1 drink
2 teaspoons instant espresso powder, Medaglia D’Oro®
2 tablespoons hot water
1 ounce vanilla flavored vodka, Smirnoff®
½ ounce Irish cream liqueur, Baileys®
In a small bowl, stir espresso powder into the hot water until dissolved. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add espresso, vodka, and liqueur. Cover and shake vigorously. Strain into an ice-filled glass.
Makes 6 drinks
1 cup gin, Tanquerey®
6 tablespoons frozen lemonade concentrate
¼ cup sugar
1 teaspoon sugar-free peach gelatin powder
½ teaspoon unsweetened tropical punch mix
In a large pitcher, combine gin, lemonade concentrate, sugar, gelatin powder, and punch mix. Stir in 5 cups water. Serve in glasses. Add a splash of tonic water to each glass. Garnish with gumdrops.