Coconut Blue Hawaiian

A quick cocktail! 🙂

Coconut Blue Hawaiian 

Ingredients

  • 1  cup pineapple juice
  • 1/2  cup (4 ounces) light rum
  • 1/2  cup (4 ounces) blue curaçao
  • 1/2  cup (4 ounces) cream of coconut (not coconut milk)
  • 10  to 12 ice cubes
  • Fresh cherries or maraschino cherries with stems
  1. Chill martini glasses in freezer several hours before serving.
  2. Place all ingredients except cherries in blender. Cover and blend on high speed about 45 seconds or until smooth.
  3. Pour pineapple mixture into glasses. Garnish with cherry.

ENJOY!!

Kwegyirba Croffie is a freelance Associate Producer at News 12 Connecticut and a Special Events/Event Planning and Social Media Intern at College Lifestyles (TM). She is a Quinnipiac University alumni and a sister of Alpha Delta Pi. She enjoy cupcakes,Broadway musicals, Forever 21 ,giraffes, peacock feathers, orchids, lillies and anything Disney.

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Taste of New Orleans: Seashore

Are you ready for two more cocktails? Red Snapper II and a Mai Tai!

Red Snapper II 

Straight from the French Quarter. 

Ingredients

  • 1 fluid ounce amaretto liqueur
  • 1 fluid ounce cranberry juice
  • 1 cup ice cubes
  1. Place the amaretto, and cranberry juice into a shaker with ice.
  2. Shake, then strain into shot glasses.

The Perfect Mai Tai

A very tropical treat

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup light rum
  • 2 tablespoons dark rum
  • 2 tablespoons 151 proof rum
  • 2 tablespoons orange curacao (orange flavored liqueur)
  • 2 tablespoons almond flavored syrup
  • 2 tablespoons simple syrup
  • 1-1/4 limes, juiced
  • 1 cup fresh orange juice
  1. In a large jar or drink cooler, combine the light rum, dark rum, 151 rum, orange liqueur, almond syrup, simple syrup, and lime juice.
  2. Stir and top off with orange juice.
  3. Do not use grenadine if you want the true Mai Tai!
  4. Serve in 8 to 12 ounce glasses with ice.

ALWAYS DRINK RESPONSIBLY!

More to come!

Super Bowl XLVI Game Day Cocktail

Looking for a delicious Super Bowl XLVI cocktail? How about Game Day Margaritas? Tinted with your teams colors, these drinks are perfect for game day!

Game Day Margaritas 

Ingredients

For Simple Syrup

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water

For the Red Cocktail

  • 1/4 cup cranberry juice cocktail
  • 2 tablespoons (1 oz) silver tequila (clear)
  • 2 tablespoons (1 oz) orange-flavored liqueur
  • 1 tablespoon simple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • Ice
  • Lemon wedge
  • Colored sugar

For the Blue Cocktail

  • 1/4 cup cranberry juice cocktail
  • 2 tablespoons (1 oz) silver tequila (clear)
  • 2 tablespoons (1 oz) blue Curacao
  • 1 tablespoon simple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • Ice
  • Lemon wedge
  • Colored sugar
  1. To make simple syrup, mix sugar and water in 1-quart saucepan. Heat to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat and set aside to cool, about 1 hour. Pour syrup into glass jar, cover jar and refrigerate until needed. Makes 1 1/4 cups (use 1 tablespoon per margarita).
  2. To prepare cocktail, add cranberry juice, tequila, orange-flavored liqueur, simple syrup and lemon juice to cocktail shaker filled with ice. Cover and shake. Rub rim of martini glass with lemon wedge; dip in sugar. Strain cocktail into glass. Repeat for the blue cocktail, using blue Curacao instead of the orange-flavored liqueur.