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Perfect Frozen Cocktails to Make at Home

by Paul Martin 26 days ago in cocktails

Bring the taste of Summer to your home

Perfect Frozen Cocktails to Make at Home
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The Ritz-Carlton Tokyo's 'Diamonds Is Forever Martini' is the world's most expensive cocktail. They claim this title with the $18,500 cocktail set with a one-carat diamond for a garnish. However, those of us who don't quite have that much spare change may wish for an easier way to get our cocktail fix.

As the seasons start turning to summer, the sun comes out, and the garden party invites start being sent. All your friends and family in one place is a perfect moment. Why not take these parties to the next level with some homemade cocktails.

Are you planning your summer with a list of parties to attend to see your favourite people? Or are you planning to host a few yourself? Keep reading to find out how to impress your loved ones with some perfect frozen cocktails you can make from your very own home.

Frozen Margarita

Margarita has been known to be many of our go-to cocktails on a night out. Having a bartender pass you a drink with the perfect salt rim is delicious to the eyes. Why not bring this feeling home with this make-at-home Frozen Margarita recipe?

Ingredients

• 2 ounces of Tequila

• 1 ounce of Triple Sec

• 1/4 ounce Simple Syrup

• 1/4 ounce fresh Lime Juice

• 1 1/2 cups of Crushed Ice

• Lime Wedge for garnish and Salt for the rim

Procedure

• Add ingredients 1-5 into a blender

• Blend until smooth

• Run the Lime Wedge around the rim of the glass

• Dip the rim into the Salt

• Pour into a glass and garnish

Pina Colada

The Pina Colada is one of the world most known cocktails. The name brings the image of sitting at a Tiki bar along a beachfront with a drink in hand. But, we don't need to jump onto an aeroplane to gain this fantastic taste, we can make it from our very own home.

Ingredients

• 2 ounces of your favourite White Rum

• 1 ounce of Pineapple Juice

• 1 ounce of Coconut Cream

• 1/4 ounce of fresh Lime Juice

• 1 1/2 cups of Crushed Ice

• Pineapple wedge and Maraschino Cherry to garnish

Procedure

• Add ingredients 1-4 into a blender

• Blend to loosen the Coconut Cream

• Add Crushed Ice

• Blend until smooth

• Pour into a glass and garnish

Frozen Daiquiri

Visiting the lands of Cuba and not divulging in the refreshing taste of a Daiquiri could be classed as sacrilege to some. This classical cocktail can be made in an abundance of flavours, depending on preferences. Take this recipe for a classic frozen daiquiri and personalise it with your taste.

Ingredients

• 2 ounces of Aged or Gold Rum

• 1/2 ounce Triple Sec

• 1 ounce of fresh Lime Juice

• 1/2 ounce Simple Syrup

• 1 1/2 cups of Crushed Ice

• 2 ounces of chosen flavouring

• Lime wedge or chosen fruit for garnish

Procedure

• Add ingredients 1-5 into a blender (1-6 if flavoured)

• Blend until smooth

• Pour into a glass and garnish

Frozen Pornstar Martini

Since its creation in 2003, the Pornstar Martini has taken the English nation by storm. This beautifully refreshing cocktail has grown to one of the UK's most popular cocktails. Now is the time to bring this popularity to your garden parties.

Ingredients

• 1 1/2 ounces of Vanilla Flavoured Vodka

• 1/2 ounce Passionfruit Liqueur

• 1 ounce Passionfruit Puree

• 1/2 ounce fresh Lime Juice

• 1 1/2 cups of Crushed Ice

• A shot glass of Prosecco on the side

• 1/2 a Passionfruit for garnish

Procedure

• Add ingredients 1-5 into a blender

• Blend until smooth

• Pour into a glass and garnish

Become Your Very Own Bartender

Drinking a delicious cocktail whilst sitting in the sun is one of the best feelings. Now you can add the knowledge that you created it yourself. Before you know it, your friends and family will be queuing up outside your door for one of your incredible drinks.

Alter your latest shopping list to ensure you have all your ingredients. Start to build up your private back bar and impress your friends with your newly gained knowledge. Or keep it for yourselves for those solo summer days spent at home.

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