cocktail for the fourth

Remember this delightful cocktail featured last year?  So cute, right?

Here is another fun and festive libation for the fourth of july!

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What you’ll need:

  • 1 ounce watermelon schnapps
  • 1 big splash cranberry juice
  • 1 very thin slice jalapeno or serrano pepper
  • 1 slice lemon
  • 1 slice lime
  • 1 1/2 ounces tequila
  • 1/4 ounce blue curacao
  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup
  • Watermelon wedge, for garnish (optional)

Step by Step:

1.  Mix the schnapps and cranberry juice in a shaker; pour into an ice-filled glass.

2.  Muddle the jalapeno pepper, lemon and lime slices, tequila, blue curacao and simple syrup (to make a batch, dissolve sugar in equal parts hot water and chill) in the shaker.

3.  Slowly strain into the glass over the red layer. Garnish with watermelon, if desired.




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