Easter is not just for the kids with this yummy cocktail recipe. This pretty drink is one that I call an Easter Midnight Kiss Cocktail.
It conjures up thoughts of a romantic evening for two before the fun of Easter egg hunts the next morning.
And if you enjoy both alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks, check out National Beverage Day for some recipes and fun ways to celebrate.
Fun Adult time with this Easter midnight kiss cocktail
While the kids are romping around looking for Easter eggs would also be a good time to enjoy this drink. The candy rimmed glasses are the perfect adult match for Easter eggs!
This pretty cocktail is also perfect for on National Kiss Your Fiance Day March 20.
I was shopping the other day and came upon this delightful marshmallow skewer. The delightful pastel colored marshmallows are so Eastery, don’t you think?
I found mine at TJ Maxx, but if your store doesn’t have them, they could be easily made with skewers and fancy marshmallows.
As soon as I saw it, I knew that some fun Easter drinks were destined to be in my future.
I pulled off a pretty marshmallow and two of the Licorice Allsorts.
A quick cut with a pair of kitchen shears and some blue tipped cocktail sticks and my drink garnish is ready!
I moistened the rims of two champagne glasses with lemon and dipped them into some chopped up sprinkles.
The sprinkles go along with the licorice Allsorts and give the drink a fun Easter look.
Blue Curacao gives the pretty color to this Easter drink. It has a slightly bitter orange flavor and is used in other cocktails like the Blue Hawaiian and Blue Bird.
It’s perfect for this Midnight Kiss Cocktail.
Lemons add a nice tang, as well!
They get added to vodka, and champagne go in a cocktail shaker with some ice. A few quick shakes and you have the pretty Easter Midnight Kiss, just ready to be garnished with the Easter treats.
As is the case with so many holiday cocktails, the garnish can make or break it. See dozens for Halloween cocktail garnishes for ideas for another holiday.
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Time to taste test!
The drink is tart from the champagne and has a nice smooth finish from the vodka. Look at the pretty rims! Every sip gives you a bit of crunchy sweetness.
The only problem with this cocktail is that you might not remember where the Easter eggs have been hidden if you have too many!
Admin note: This post first appeared on the blog in March of 2017. I have updated the post to add a printable recipe card, new photos and a video for you to enjoy.
Pin this Easter Champagne Cocktail for later
Would you like a reminder of this whimsical Easter midnight kiss cocktail? Just pin this image to one of your cocktail boards on Pinterest so that you can easily find it later.
- 3 oz vodka
- 1 oz blue curacao
- 2 tsp fresh lemon juice
- 4 oz of champagne
- 1 cup of ice
- 2 Fancy marshmallow
- 2 Licorice allsorts
- sprinkles for the glass rim
- Moisten the rim of the champagne glasses with a slice of lemon. Dip them into some chopped sprinkles. Place a marshmallow and licorice Allsort on a cocktail stick and set aside.
- Place 1 cup of ice in a cocktail shaker with the rest of the cocktail ingredients.
- Give it a good shake.
- Strain the drink into the two prepared champagne glasses. Garnish with the marshmallow allsort cocktail stick and serve immediately.
Note: the calorie count for the cocktail includes all of the candy including the glass rim.
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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 694Total Fat: 26gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 23gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 45mgCarbohydrates: 81gFiber: 0gSugar: 57gProtein: 1g
Nutritional information is approximate due to natural variation in ingredients and the cook-at-home nature of our meals.