8 Delish Cocktails for Easter Brunch and Beyond

4 years ago

Whether you'r hosting an Easter Brunch of planning a brunch later on this season, try one of these easy to make and low calorie cocktails. 
-PJ Gach

Garden in a Glass - Lifestyle-ledeIf you’re having people over for Easter brunch, or a planning a lazy, laughter filled brunch with friends or family anytime soon, you might want to whip up one of these easy to make cocktails to serve as a compliment to your food. Who could resist trying The Bubbly BunnyAperol Spritz or the Sunday Sipper(not only is the Sunday Sipper a low calorie cocktail, I’ve a few more!).

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These cocktails don’t take long to make, yet will impress your guests.  As the host of the party, you might want to make them about a half hour (unless you need to use ice) before company arrives. They walk in, and you hand them a cool, refreshing cocktail. What a festive way to kick off your party.

Only you will know that they took you just a minute or two to whip up!

The Bubbly Bunny

The Bubbly Bunny - Lifestyle1
1 Part UV Lemonade 
3 Parts Champagne 
Shake with ice and strain into a flute.

Brunch Time Bloody Mary

Brunch Time Bloody Mary1Ingredients: 
2 parts Skinnygirl™ Meyer Lemon Vodka 
2 parts low-sodium tomato juice 
Splash of fresh lemon juice 
Squeeze of fresh lime juice 
Dash of Worcestershire sauce (to taste) 
Dash of hot sauce 
Sprinkle of celery salt 
Cucumber for garnish 
Shake ingredients well in a shaker filled with ice. Strain into a glass. Garnish with cucumber wheel.

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Aperol Spritz

Aperol Spritz_12Ingredients:  
3 Parts Cinzano Prosecco 
2 Parts Aperol 
1 Dash Soda 
Ice and a slice of Orange 
Add ice and a slice of orange, pour in the Prosecco, the Aperol and add a dash of soda. This avoids the Aperol settling at the bottom.

Marvelous Morning Mojito

Marvelous Morning Mojito1Ingredients: 
1 part Skinnygirl™ Prosecco 
1 part Light Rum 
1 tsp. agave nectar 
3 parts lime juice 
Splash of lime flavored sparkling water 
3 sprigs of mint 
Shake rum, lemon juice and agave nectar in cocktail shaker with ice. Top with Skinnygirl™ prosecco and pour into tall Collins glass. Muddle in mint leaves and enjoy!

Garden in a Glass

Garden in a Glass - Lifestyle1Ingredients: 
2 parts Prairie Cucumber Flavored Vodka 
2 1-inch cubes of seedless watermelon  
1 diced lime (bitter ends removed) 
1 part organic agave nectar 
1 cucumber slice 
Mix all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake, then serve in a lowball glass over ice with a lightly salted rim. Garnish with a slice of cucumber.

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Lovely Lemonade Spritzer

Sassy Wine Slush1Ingredients: 
2 parts Skinnygirl™ California White wine 
2 parts frozen lemonade 
1 part soda water 
Blend ingredients with crushed ice and pour into a flute glass. Finish with soda water.

The Lovely Lilac

The Lovely Lilac  - Lifestyle1
1 Part UV Grape 
1 Part Lemonade 
1 Splash Triple Sec 
1 Splash Club Soda 
Serve over ice.

Sunday Sipper

Sunday Sipper1Ingredients: 
1 ½ parts Skinnygirl Tangerine Vodka 
6 parts orange juice 
Orange slice for garnish 
Add Skinnygirl Tangerine Vodka in ice-filled glass and top with orange juice. Garnish with an orange slice.

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