[ Recipe: Winter Sun Cocktail ] ~ from Monterey Bay Herb Co
winter sun cocktail recipe

Brighten a wintery day.

juice of 2 clementines (about 1/4 cup)
juice of ½ small lemon (1/2 oz)
½ oz triple sec
1 ½ oz vodka
sprig of rosemary
lemon zest

1. Combine the lemon zest and sugar in a shallow bowl or plate. Using fruit juice on the rim of the glass, place upside-down onto plate to coat with sugar.

2. Pour the citrus juices, and alcohol into a shaker. Shake and then pour over ice. Serve with rosemary sprig.

Recipe from Two Tarts

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sunny winter cocktail recipe

Some citrus sunshine—clementines and cayenne hint at the heat of summer.

juice of 3 clementines
1 oz triple sec
1 oz tequila
Sprig of marjoram
Clementine wedge for garnish
Pinch of cayenne pepper

1. Moisten the rim of your glass with juice. Combine cayenne pepper and salt in a shallow bowl or plate. Turn the glass over onto the plate and coat the rim.

2. Pour juice, triple sec, and tequila into a shaker. Shake well and pour over ice. Garnish with marjoram sprig.

Recipe from The Sweetest Occasion

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