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Not your mama's Mother's Day cocktails

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Modern and innovative sips for mom

If you're looking for a standard mimosa or cosmo, you've come to the wrong page. This collection of fancy, unique cocktails is perfect for a mama with a bit more pizzazz, who deserves a drink as extraordinary as she is!

Modern and innovative sips for mom

Forget OJ or juice. Why not make your mama's bubbly drink with dessert wine instead? Or give her a warm, sunny vacation in a glass with a tangy key lime martini. Perhaps you should forget dessert and sip on one of these super-decadent strawberries & cream cocktails instead. Your mama works hard all year, give her some fantastic cocktails to enjoy on her day off!

1

Blueberry bliss Bellini recipe


Modern and innovative sips for mom

Serves 2

Ingredients:

  • 6 ounces prosecco
  • 4 ounces blueberry dessert wine
  • Fresh blueberries
  • Fresh mint (for garnish)

Directions:

  1. Mix the wine and prosecco together and pour into Champagne flutes. Add blueberries and fresh mint to the flutes.
2

Key lime martini recipe


Modern and innovative sips for mom

Recipe inspired by Food Network

Serves about 4

Ingredients:

  • 8 shots (about 12 ounces) vodka (we used honey pineapple)
  • 4 ounces key lime juice
  • 4 shots (6 ounces) lemonade
  • 4 shots (6 ounces) pineapple juice
  • 8 tablespoons cream of coconut
  • Fresh lime (for garnish)

Directions:

  1. Place the ice in a cocktail shaker. Add the vodka, key lime juice, lemonade, pineapple juice and cream of coconut. Shake to mix.
  2. Strain the cocktail into martini glasses and serve. Garnish with lime wedges.
3

Strawberries n' cream cocktail recipe


Modern and innovative sips for mom

Serves about 4

Ingredients:

  • 4 shots (about 6 ounces) strawberry vodka (we used Three Olives Strawberry)
  • 4 shots (about 6 ounces) heavy cream
  • 1-1/2 shots diet cranberry juice
  • 2 shots strawberry nectar
  • Strawberries (for garnish)

Directions:

  1. Mix all of the ingredients together in a cocktail shaker. Shake to stir and pour into glasses. Garnish with strawberries.

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