Looking for that perfect cocktail? Ya know, the one that will impress everyone! Look no further than the Grand-Prize winning recipe of our 2017 Blogger Recipe Challenge from Singers Kitchen. This blood orange cocktail with grapefruit and vodka, created by Noelle Kelly, is the perfect balance of citrus and herbal flavors. She originally created it for Valentine's Day but it is great for any special occasion!
WHAT YOU'LL NEED: (SERVES 3)
1 1/3 cup Stirrings Simple Blood Orange Martini Mixer
1 Tbsp. Fresh Thyme, chopped
3 oz Grapefruit Rum
3 oz Triple Sec
Splash of Carbonated Lime Soda
Stirrings Cosmopolitan Rimmer (optional)
Blood Orange Slice & Thyme Sprigs for garnish
HOW TO MAKE IT:
Nicely chop the thyme and place in a glass with the blood orange mix to steep for a few hours.
Strain and leave in fridge until ready to use. Use a slice of blood orange line the rim of cocktail glass with juice.
Place glass upside down in the Cosmopolitan Rimmer and rim glass with sugar.
Decorate a glass with a slice of blood orange.
In a cocktail shaker, add mix, rum, and triple sec with 2/3 cup ice and shake.
Strain cocktail into three martini glasses. Splash some carbonated lime-flavored soda in each glass.
Stirrings Simple Blood Orange Martini Cocktail Mixer