12th February 2008

Valentine’s Day Delight

If you’re on your game you have been planning the dinner for weeks, but what about the drinks? The drink just might be the difference between the “romantic” end you were looking for and the awkward debacle that could ensue. So check out these recipes if you really hope to score, oops I mean woo her:

Agave Kiss:

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  • 2 oz Herradura Tequila Silver
  • 1 oz white creme de cacao
  • 1 oz double cream
  • 1/2 oz Chambord
  • white chocolate flakes for rimming
  • fresh raspberries for garnish

DIRECTIONS:

  1. In a cocktail shaker with ice, add Herradura tequila, white crème de cacao, double cream and Chambord.
  2. Shake for 15 seconds.

BLUSHING GEISHA

 

INGREDIENTS:

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  • 2 oz TY KU liqueur
  • 1 oz pomegranate juice
  • 2 oz Sence rose nectar
  • lime wedge for garnish

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Pour the ingredients into a mixing glass filled with ice.
  2. Stir well.
  3. Strain into a stemmed glass or over ice in an old-fashioned glass.
  4. Garnish with a lime wedge.

And las but certainly not least, since we all know how much women love chocolate…

Death By Chocolate

 

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 scoops chocolate ice cream
  • 1 oz chocolate syrup
  • 1 oz coffee liqueur
  • 1 oz dark crème de cacao
  • 1 oz vodka
  • whipped cream for topping
  • maraschino cherry for garnish
  • 1 cup crushed ice

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Pour all the ingredients into a blender.
  2. Blend until smooth.
  3. Pour into a stemmed glass such as a hurricane glass.
  4. Top with whipped cream.
  5. Garnish with the maraschino cherry.

Now these are just three of the better recipe’s I found however if none of these strike your fancy feel free to check out some more options here: About.com’s Valentine’s Day Cocktails.

And most of all ENJOY!

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