Countertop Mixology: Valentine’s Edition

February 12, 2016

Countertop Mixology: Valentine’s Edition

Countertop Mixology: Valentine’s Edition

Whether you don’t typically do a whole lot when it comes to Valentine’s Day, or celebrate your love in an extravagant way, it’s hard turn down a great cocktail.

Well we’ve got you covered. The Love Potion is one part blackberry syrup, one part sparkling wine, with a little bit of love sprinkled in for good measure. And love is in the air with this yummy Red Valentine cocktail which is both tart and sweet and a delightful treat. We hope you enjoy!

1. Love potionLove Potion

Ingredients:

FOR THE BLACKBERRY SYRUP

1/3 cup blackberries, plus 8 more for garnish

1/3 cup water

1/3 cup sugar

FOR THE COCKTAIL

1 bottle of prosecco or champagne

FOR THE GARNISH

4 sprigs of thyme

Directions:

1. In a small saucepan, bring the blackberries, water and sugar to a boil. Turn to low and let simmer for 10 minutes. Strain blackberries and let syrup cool.

2. Add 2 tbsp. of syrup to the bottom of each glass. Top with champagne and add in a sprig of thyme and 2 blackberries!

2. Red ValentineRedValentine

Ingredients:

1.5 ounce of Patron silver tequila

1 ounce Organic brand lemonade

splash of Rose’s Red grenadine syrup

red sugar for rim

lemon wedge

ice

Directions:

Pour sugar into a shallow plate or bowl. Wet the rim of glass with the lemon wedge. Dip glass into the sugar. Fill glass with ice. Combine tequila, lemonade, and grenadine into a cocktail shaker. Fill with ice and shake for 45 seconds. Strain into the prepared sugar rimmed glass. Garnish with lemon wedge. Enjoy with your sweetheart!

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Love Potion cocktail recipe from Lark+Linen on bloglovin.com. Red Valentine cocktail recipe from thestylishtype.com.