FESTIVE FOURTH OF JULY DRINKS & DESSERTSxml
Fourth of July Weekend has finally arrived! The official weekend to really kick of summer (consider Memorial Day like a pre-party). We’ve researched and taste-tested the best drinks and desserts to kick off your party the right way. Whether you’re hosting or attending, make sure you have one of these killer recipes under your belt!
Pop Rocks Rimmed Cocktails (http://pizzazzerie.com/diy/pop-rocks-rimmed-cocktails/)
Not only do these taste delicious, they have that certain pizzazz that really screams Forth of July. With three variations, you can’t go wrong! What drink could be more perfect to enjoy as you watch fireworks?
POP ROCKS ON THE BEACH
1/2 oz Vodka
1/2 oz Midori melon liqueur
1/2 oz Chambord raspberry liqueur
3 splashs Pineapple juice
Drop Watermelon Pop Rocks on top
STRAWBERRY POPPER ROCKER
1 shot Strawberry Schnapps
Fill with 7-Up
Drop Strawberry Pop Rocks on top
MALIBU POP ROCKS
1 oz Malibu rum
1 oz Blue Curacao
1 splash Pineapple juice
1 splash Cranberry juice
Drop Fruit Punch Pop Rocks on top
PATRIOTIC STRAWBERRIES (http://www.livinglocurto.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/Stars-Stripes-Food.jpg)
All you need for these mouth-watering strawberry treats is the same pop rocks candy you used for the cocktails, as well as Vanilla frosting. Dip 3/4s of the berry in frosting and cover the tip with blue pop-rocks! Best if kept refrigerated. Enjoy!
….own the night, like the Fourth of July – Katy Perry
–Summer 2011 Intern, Lisa Glover