Delightfully whimsical lollipops have a boozy surprise

The newest dessert trend looks like it comes straight from a movie set -- "Alice in Wonderland" to be exact.

Boozy colorful lollipops are about to pop up all over your social media feed. Made with whimsical swirls, bright colors and your favorite alcohol, we can totally see why.

How gorgeous are they?

Blogger Lynn, who runs the gorgeous food blog The Road to Honey, created these homemade lollipops to bring some color back into her life. Now, she's showing us how to make the sweet treats at home.

The lollipop's fantastical swirls are created with food coloring, and you can add more color and texture with bright sprinkles. Check out the full recipe on The Road to Honey and get cookin' on these adult candies!

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Bootsy Collins

1 oz Lemon
1 oz Apple Cinnamon Syrup
2 oz Tito's Vodka

1. Top with DASANI Sparkling Original on ice in a highball.
2. Garnish with lemon wheel and apple peel

Watermelon Smash

1oz Seagrams Watermelon Vodka 
1.25 oz Templeton Rye 
.75oz Demerara syrup
2 lemon wedge 
6 mints 

1. Muddle the lemons/mint and syrup
2. Add the liquor/light shake and dirty dump in rocks glass. 
3. Garnish with heavy mint sprigs

Ramos Gin Fizz (courtesy of The Sazerac Bar at The Roosevelt New Orleans)

2 oz gin (Old Tom if you can find it)
1 oz heavy cream
1 egg white
1/2 oz lemon juice
1/2 oz lime juice
2 teaspoons sugar
3 drops orange flower water
Club soda, to top


1. Shake ingredients with cracked ice for at least a minute
2. Strain into a chilled rocks glass.
3. Top with a splash of club soda.

Empire Smash

2 oz of BenRiach Curiositas
.75 oz of Porter Reduction

Combine in a pot:
1 quart of Porter Beer
1 pint of honey
4 grams of maldon salt
The zest of 1 orange

Allow to rest at medium heat for 45 minutes stirring occasionally.  Remove from heat and let cool.

.75 oz of lemon juice

5-6 mint leaves

No need to muddle because you’re going to give this one a nice hard shake. Strain it over some fresh ice in a rocks glass and serve with a hearty sprig of mint.


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