Chocolates and red roses are classic, but there’s nothing like a sumptuous cocktail to set the mood this Valentine’s Day. Try these!
FRESH PEACH FLOAT
In a cocktail shaker, add 4 ounces of sparkling peach juice, 2 ounces peach puree, and 1½ ounces vodka. Stir and pour into a large serving glass filled with 3 scoops of vanilla or peach ice cream. Drizzle basil olive oil over the top and sprinkle with sea salt. Garnish with a luscious peach slice or a sprig of fresh basil.
In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, add 1 ½ ounces vodka, ½ ounce simple syrup, and 1 to 2 drops of rosewater. Shake and strain into a Champagne flute and top with more Champagne. Garnish with a few fresh rose petals.
COTTON CANDY COCKTAIL
In a glass, add a pouf of cotton candy. Pour in 4 ounces of Champagne. Garnish with a smaller pouf of cotton candy for a cloud-like effect.
RED ROSE MARTINI
In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine these ingredients: 1 ½ oz. pomegranate juice, 1 ½ ounce vodka infused with rose tea, ½ oz. sweet vermouth, 1 dash each of cherry bitters and aromatic bitters, and 3-5 broken mint leaves. Shake, and pour into a cocktail glass garnished with rose petals. To infuse the vodka, pour 1 cup vodka into a container, and add 1 bag of rose-flavored tea. Seal the container and let it sit overnight in a cool, dark place.
In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, add 1½ ounce vodka, ½ ounce crème de cacao, 1 ounce raspberry puree, and 1 part espresso, cooled to room temperature. Shake all ingredients and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a fresh raspberry or chocolate shavings.
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