Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Blue Lemon Drop Martini

 

 

New Year's Eve is such a fun time to serve a signature drink and this Blue Lemon Drop Martini is such a festive color and will look so pretty in your clear martini glasses. The blue color comes from a liqueur called Blue Curaçao and can be found at most liquor stores.

I made these fun cocktails for a party we attended last New Year's Eve and they were a hit with my friends. It is our special New Year's tradition to serve a martini to start the night and as we say, it definitely gets the party going :-)

When I am making martinis for a crowd, I often make up a pitcher in advance, so I can just add individual servings to the martini shaker without having to stop and measure. Just increase the amounts, but keep the proportions consistent.

Blue Lemon Drop Martini

1 ounce citrus vodka, 1 ounce blue curaçao liqueur and 3 ounces lemonade. Add to martini shaker filled with ice, shake well and serve in a clear martini glass. Cheers!

Happy New Year's Eve!

 

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14 comments:

  1. Looks very festive!! Happy New Year.

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  2. CHEERS Vicki! Looks tempting . . .

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  3. Hi Vicki,

    This signature cocktail looks perfect and the color is so festive! I agree, making a pitcher ahead of time is the way to go. I found these miniature shakers (serves one) when I was doing my holiday shopping and got one for my husband. My friend that's a stylist uses those when she entertains. They are kind of expensive so I'm not sure I'll be doing that but I thought it was a fun idea:)

    Have a wonderful celebration tonight and best to you in the coming year!

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  4. Looks delish!!! Happy New Year, Vicki!

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  5. I am the DD tonight so no blue martinis for me - it looks yummy though.

    Happy New Year

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  6. I might see the new year in with this. Thanks.

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  7. My daughter and I drank something similar in Punta Cana...Happy New Year, Vicki!

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  8. Saving this one for a future party!

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  9. oh my this would be great for ladies get together
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  10. Looks delicious, I can hardly wait to try it!

    Happy New Year :)

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  11. Looks yummy! I had a blue margarita the other night, also made with Blue Curacao, it was tasty too. I hope you enjoyed a wonderful New Year's celebration!

    I'd like to invite you to a new link party, called Happy Tuesday. We're sharing anything that makes us happy - we want to spread good vibes and positivity throughout blogland. You can find out more info at the link below. I hope you'll come and join us!

    http://holidays-at-the-harris-home.blogspot.com/p/happy-tuesdays.html

    Thanks,
    Jenny

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  12. Yum!

    Great to have you celebrate the New Year with Seasonal Sundays.

    - The Tablescaper

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