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After Dinner: 5 Cocktails for Dessert

 TAGS:undefinedIf you want to do interesting deserts after dinner, you may want to consider cocktails with fruit. There are fruits that are in season throughout the year to give you a recipe for dinner during any season. Some of the deserts with refreshing cocktails include:

1. Refreshing Watermelon Sorbet with Rose Prosecco for Fresh Dinner Cocktails

If you are looking for interesting cocktails to serve before or after dinner, this Prosecco recipe is a great place to start. To make your Watermelon Prosecco Sorbet, you are going to need:

• 1 Teaspoon Lemon or lime zest
• 1 cup of sugar
• ½ Sweet baby watermelon
• 1 Lime or lime
• 1 Egg white
• Prosecco rose wine

Depending on how sweet your watermelon is, you will want to use lemon or lime. Lime is good to contrast sweeter fruits and the lime is sweeter for less ripened fruit. Reduce the sugar to a syrup on the stove and let cool. Once the sugar has cooled, cut the watermelon into small cubes and add I and the lemon zest to the mixture. Pour the fruit mixture into a blender along with the rest of the ingredients and Prosecco wine. Blend the mixture until it has a thick and creamy consistency and then pour it into cocktail glasses and garnish it with a spring of fresh mint.

2. Strawberry Slushy with White Moscato Wine for A Tasty Spring Treat

In the late spring, strawberries are a fresh fruit that you will see in your grocery store. There are many Moscato recipes that you can try with fresh strawberries, including this simple strawberry slushy recipe. The ingredients you will need for your strawberry slushy cocktail include:

• Fresh Strawberries
• Moscato wine

Ahead of time, freeze your fresh strawberries to ensure a creamier texture to your slushy. Take the strawberries out of the freezer and put them directly into the blender. Pour the Moscato wine over them until all the strawberries are covered, and then blend the mixture until it has the texture you want. Garnish the finished cocktail with strawberries and a sprig of fresh mint.

3. Mulled Wine with Chocolate and Fresh Spices to Warm You Up in Cold Weather

In German-speaking countries, a different kind of wine drink is the preferred winter beverage; mulled wine. This is a type of warm drink to help combat bitter cold temperatures. It is great with fresh spices like cinnamon and fruit. If you want to do something different with a mulled wine cocktail, the ingredients will help warm your spirits on a cold winter’s day:

• Hot Chocolate or Cocoa Powder
• Cinnamon Sticks
• Shaved Dark Chocolate
• Mulled Wine
• Fresh Apples

In a pan, add the Choco powder, cinnamon and apples with two tablespoons of brown sugar and a cup of water. Bring the pan to a boil and let it simmer until the mixture becomes thick and has a thick texture. Slowly, add the mulled wine as you bring the temperature down and turn the heat off. Pour the mixture into glasses and garnish them with a stick of cinnamon and a sliver of fresh apple. As a final touch, sprinkle dark chocolate shavings on the tip of the cocktail.

4. Refreshing White Peach Sangria for A Summer Classic To Serve At Dinner

One famous winter wine drink for those hot summer days is Sangria. Today, there are many variations of the classic Spanish Sangria, which include a white peach sangria. Here are some of the ingredients you will need for a refreshing twist for sangria:

• White Peaches
• Oranges
• White Wine
• Brandy
• 1 Tablespoon Sugar

In a pan, add the sugar and an equal amount of water, and bring it to a boil until it has the consistency of syrup. Let the syrup cool, and then, add it and the peeled peaches in a blender and blend it into a puree consistency. Slice peaches and oranges and put them in a pitcher, pour the fruit puree mixture over the fruit, and then, add equal parts wine and brandy. Let the mixture sit in the refrigerator overnight, and it will be ready to serve the next day.

5. Creamy Cava Ice Cream Floats for With Fresh Strawberries for Spring Weather

Soda floats are a great hot weather dessert, and they can be made into interesting cocktails just by adding a bit of Cava. The ingredients are as simple as:

• Vanilla Ice cream
• Dry Cava

This is a simple recipe that you can try and add your own ingredients like fresh fruit to make it your own special cocktail recipe.

Try one of these refreshing cocktails to add an exciting dessert to complete your dinner. Here you will find some of the wines and spirits you need to complete your deserts.

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Mandois Champagne Origine Brut, a sparkling wine from the region of Champagne produced with Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier and Chardonnay grapes and shows an alcoholic content of 12%.

 
 

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Canyon Road White Zinfandel Rosé. The majority of the grapes for its wines are sourced from coastal appellations and selected Northern California vineyards. 

5 Fabulous Cocktails for Christmas

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Whithout ideas for Christmas cocktails? No worrries, we show you 5 ideas which can please your guests and family in general; some suitable for all ages and others for adults.

Clericó Cocktail

This cocktail is ideal for Christmas parties, being composed of a soft liquor and numerous fruits. It has a mild flavor and is suitable for family members of almost all ages.

Ingredients:

  • 1 Bottle of White wine
  • 1 liter of sparkling mineral water
  • Apples, chopped and peeled
  • Oranges, peeled and sectioned
  • Black and white grapes
  • Melon, chopped and macerated in sugar
  • 300 grams of chopped pineapple
  • 300 grams of sugar

Elaboration:

  1. Wash and cut the fruits into small pieces.
  2. Macerate the fruits in sugar for 12 hours.
  3. Mix the white wine with the other ingredients.

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El Blanc Pescador is a success of aromatic wine with a refreshingly light spritz . One of the Top selling Spanish white wine.

 

 

Daiquiri Cocktail

This cocktail with strawberry and lemon is an ideal appetizer for Christmas, and the presence of rum make it refreshing.

Ingredients:

  • Ice
  • Lemon
  • Sugar
  • 200 grams of strawberries
  • 50 cc white rum
  • Fresh mint

Elaboration:

  1. Put ice, lemon and sugar in the blender.
  2. Blend until the ice is well crushed.
  3. Add the strawberries into pieces.
  4. Finally, add rum and blend until the mixture looks like granita.

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Havana Club Añejo 3 Años is a white a rum made in Cuba that presents an alcohol content of 40º.

 

 

Christmas Appetizer Cocktail

This cocktail, in spite of being warm, may be paired with chilled champagne to give it a refreshing twist.

Ingredients

  • 20 cc bitter liqueur
  • 50 cc champagne
  • 1 maraschino cherry

Elaboration

  1. Mix the bitter liqueur with champagne.
  2. Pour into a flute glass.
  3. Garnish with cherry and serve.

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Campari is the most contemporary and charismatic classic spirit and is the base for some of the most famous cocktails around the world.

 

 

Tutti Frutti Champagne

This recipe is great for the holidays, it is refreshing for after December abundant meals, and you can use ice cream with other flavors if you prefer.

Ingredients:

  • 1 liter of champagne or cava of your choice
  • 1 liter tutti frutti ice cream or your preference.

Elaboration:

  1. Place the ice cream in the fridge and the champagne a day before.
  2. When serving, place 2 scoops of ice cream and complete with champagne.

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Champagne Pol Roger Brut Reserve is a balance between power and finesse. It combines wonderfully structure and vinosity, elegance and freshness.

 

Vanilla Punch

This cocktail is made with milk punch, cinnamon, vanilla and whiskey. It is creamy and very palatable.

 Ingredients:

  • 6 eggs
  • 1 liter of milk
  • 6 tablespoons vanilla
  • 1 sachet of ?flanin?
  • 1/2 cinnamon stick
  • 1/2 vanilla pod
  • 1/2 cup whiskey

Elaboration:

  1. Proceed to heat the milk with cinnamon and the whiskey of your choice.
  2. Beat the eggs with sugar until they begin to whiten.
  3. When the milk is boiling, add the ?flanin? sachet dissolved in milk.
  4. When the mixture begins to thicken, turn off and let stand in order to cool slightly the milk.
  5. Mix the eggs gradually with the milk while to you stir constantly with a spoon.

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Bell’s signature malt is from Blair Athol, with part from the known Caol Ila, Glenkinchie, Dufftown and Inchgower. The result is a well-rounded and consistent character with a distinctive nutty and spicy flavour.

 

We truly hope that you enjoy these cocktails with your family and friends and… if you need some more ideas of celebration cocktails, don’t miss these other great recipes.