The countdown to Halloween is officially on! Do you know what you’re going to be yet? To get you in the mood for the spooky season, we asked Eden from the ever-lovely blog Sugar and Charm to share some of her favorite Halloween cocktail recipes. Her creations are sure to be a hit at any haunted fete you throw this season. They’re frighteningly good!!
RECIPE: Blueberry Lavender Martini
For the blueberry lavender simple syrup:
1 C water
1 C suger
2 T fresh lavender
1 C blueberries
Put all ingredients over medium high heat until the blueberries start to burst and the mixture thickens. Remove from heat to cool. Makes 11 oz of simple syrup
For the martini:
2 oz vodka
2 oz simple syrup
Mix 2 oz vodka and 2 oz simple syrup in a shaker with ice. Shake and pour into a martini glass. Add lavender bitters and spring of fresh lavender to finish.
RECIPE: Skull Shot
1 1/2 oz of coffee vodka
1 oz bailey’s
1/2 oz espresso
Pour the coffee vodka into a shot glass. Slowly pour the bailey’s on top so it separates from the vodka. Drip in the espresso on top to create the marbled look.
Makes 1 shot.