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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Step up your happy hour with these cocktails

The Cuervo El Diablo

Ingredients:
2 Parts Jose Cuervo Especial Silver
1 Part Freshly Squeezed Lime Juice
3/4 Part Crème de Cassis Liqueur
Top with Ginger Beer
Lime wedge and berries for garnish

Directions:
Shake first 3 ingredients with ice and strain into ice-filled Collins glass. Top with ginger beer.

(Photo: Jose Cuervo Especial Silver Tequila)

The Cuervo Paloma

Ingredients:
1 Part Jose Cuervo Tradicional Silver
1 Part Grapefruit juice
1 Part Soda water
1 tsp of superfine sugar
Grapefruit for garnish

Directions:
Cut lime wheels. Run one grapefruit wheel around the rim of glass then dip the glass into salt. In the glass, add ice, Jose Cuervo Tradicional Silver tequila, grapefruit juice and superfine sugar. Stir ingredients. Pour in soda then garnish with a fresh grapefruit wheel.

(Photo: Jose Cuervo Tradicional Silver Tequila)

Alameda Sparkler

Ingredients:
1 1/2 oz. Hangar 1 Rosé Vodka
3 oz. Sparkling wine
1/4 oz. Lemon juice
1/4 oz. Simple syrup

Directions:
Combine vodka, lemon juice and simple syrup in a shaker with ice. Shake well and strain into a champagne flute. Gently top with sparkling wine.

(Photo: Hangar 1 Vodka)

P.Y.T. (Created by Estelle Bossy)

Ingredients:
1 1/2 oz. Hangar 1 Rosé vodka
1/2 oz. fresh lemon juice
1/2 oz. White Vermouth
1/4 oz. Crème de Cacao
1/4 oz. Liquor de Violettes 

Directions: 
Shaken, served up in a cocktail glass. Garnish with a violet or other edible flower.

(Photo: Hangar 1 Vodka)

The Fire Walk

Ingredients:
1 ½ ounce 1800 Anejo Tequila
½ ounce Agavero Orange, or another premium orange-flavored liqueur
Aromatic bitters, flame burnt
Orange Twist

(Photo: 1800 Tequila)

Kim Crawford's Cool Cucumber

Ingredients:
1 seedless cucumber, thinly sliced
1 lime thinly sliced
Fresh mint leaves
1/4 cup of lime juice
1/4 cup of honey
1 bottle of Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc
1 liter bottle carbonated water, chilled
 

Directions:
In a large pitcher, combine cucumber, lime slices and 12 mint leaves in a large pitcher. In a small bowl, stir together lime juice and honey until combined. Pour over cucumber mixer, add wine, stirring gently. Cover and chill for at least two hours. (Recipe makes a batch. For single serving, use parts;1 oz = 1 part).
 

Mr. Jones

Ingredients:
2 ounces 1800 Reposado
¾ ounce agave  
1 sweet pepper
Sprig of lemongrass

Directions:
Top with soda water. Muddle sweet pepper with lemongrass thoroughly in a shaker. Add remaining ingredients, then add soda. Garnish with halved sweet pepper

(Photo: 1800 Tequila)

Farmers Lane (Danny Ojinaga, of Mario & John's in Petaluma, CA)

Ingredients:
1.5oz Templeton Rye
.50oz Lairds Apple Brandy 100proof
.75oz Lemon Juice
.50oz Orange Blossom Honey (Local)
Bar spoon Aquavit
2 drops Monarch Bitters “Rose Petal” bitters 
Garnish: Dehydrated Blood Orange wheel w/ 2 clove

RUFFINO's Melon Spritz

Ingredients:

2 parts Lumina Pinot Grigio
1 part watermelon juice
3/4 parts elderflower liqueur
Splash of sparkling water
Watermelon for garnish
Thin cucumber slices

Directions:

In a wine glass, combine ingredients over fresh ice. Stir and serve with a garnish of watermelon and cucumber slices.

Sunday Morning Hues (created by Lucinda Sterling of Middle Branch)

Ingredients:
1 oz Crème Yvette
1 oz Kerrygold Irish Cream Liqueur
1 oz Caffè Borghetti
1 oz Espresso
1 oz Mascarpone

Directions:
Mix all ingredients except mascarpone with ice in an Irish Coffee mug. Top with mascarpone cheese and garnish with an orchid

Kim Crawford's Slice Of Life

Ingredients:
1/2 of a kiwi fruit, skinned
1/2 oz fresh lemon juice
1/2 oz simple syrup
3/4 oz vodka
1 1/2 oz Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc
1/2 oz pomegranate juice
 

Directions:
In the bottom of a mixing glass, muddle the kiwi in the lemon juice and simple syrup. Add remaining ingredients and shake well with ice. Strain into a chilled martini glass (or over ice into a rocks glass). Garnish with a kiwi slice on rim of glass.
 

Blood Orange Margarita

Ingredients:
2 oz. Corralejo Reposado Tequila 
3 oz. fresh Blood Orange Juice
¾ oz. fresh Lime Juice
1 oz. Simple Syrup 

Directions:
Rub the rim of an old-fashioned glass (or whatever similar vessel you prefer to drink out of) with an edge of a blood orange slice. Swirl the rim through a small pile of kosher or sea salt to salt the rim. Combine all ingredients into an ice filled cocktail shaker and shake for 15 seconds. Put a few cubes of ice in the salted glass. Strain the cocktail into the glass and enjoy.

Casa Noble's Yacht Week

Ingredients:
1.5 oz Casa Noble Crystal Tequila
0.5 oz lime juice
1 oz pineapple juice
0.75 oz simple syrup
Soda water
Dash bitters
Pineapple wedge

Directions:
Place Casa Noble, lime juice, pineapple juice, and simple syrup into shaker with ice. Shake until chilled. Strain into glass; top with soda and bitters. Garnish with pineapple wedge.

Cazadores Rio Star Spritz (Created by Rebecca Burkart, Worcester’s Annex)

Ingredients: 

3 parts St. Germain
2 parts Tequila Cazadores Blanco
1.5 parts Grapefruit Shrub*
1 part Fresh Lemon Juice
Topped with equal parts Club Soda and Sparkling Wine
Roughly 2 parts of each but depending on the size wine glass as well as the ice

Grapefruit Shrub:
Peels of 1 Texas Ruby Red Grapefruit
1 cup of Turbinado Sugar
Juice of 1 Texas Ruby Red Grapefruit
White Wine Vinegar to taste

Garnish: Picked Grapefruit Peel “Rose”

Directions:

In a shaker tin, combine St-Germain, Tequila CAZADORES, Grapefruit Shrub, and Lemon Juice. Shake and strain into a wine glass over fresh cubed ice. Top with Club Soda and Sparkling Wine. Garnish with a picked grapefruit peel "rose" after expressing oils.

Cazadores Raspberry Tequila Spritz (Created by Alan Rusega-Pelayo -- Bartender at Seamstress, Dante, and Metta)

Ingredients:

1.5oz Cazadores Reposado
1 oz lychee Juice (from canned lychee)
0.25 oz fresh lime Juice
5 raspberries
1 pinch kosher salt
2oz Martini & Rossi Rosé

Directions:

Muddle raspberries in the bottom of a wine glass. Add ice cubes and pour in all remaining ingredients. Top with Rosé and stir gently. Garnish with a lime wheel and raspberry

The Blushing Bunny

(courtesy of Karly Gomez, A Simple Pantry

  • 2 oz. Smirnoff Raspberry Vodka
  • 4 oz. raspberry lemonade
  • 2 oz. lemon-lime sparkling water
  • Fresh raspberries
  • Fresh sliced lemons
  • Pink bunny-shaped marshmallows

Add a couple fresh raspberries and a slice of lemon to the bottom of a tall glass and fill with ice. Add the Smirnoff Raspberry Vodka, followed by the raspberry lemonade and the lemon-lime sparkling water. Stir gently and garnish with a pink bunny-shaped marshmallow.

Ferneta-Groni

Ingredients:
1 1/2 oz of Malfy Gin Originale
1 1/2 oz of Carpano Antica Formula
1 oz of Fernet-Branca

Directions:
Serve stirred

Rosé Cider Cooler

Ingredients:
6  oz. Angry Orchard Rose Cider
1 oz. Huckleberry Vodka
0.5 oz. Simple Syrup
2 Lime Wedges
5-6 Mint Leaves

Directions:
Muddle mint and lime wedges in the bottom of a tall glass. Add Vodka, simple syrup and ice. Top with Angry Orchard Rosé Cider and garnish with a lime wedge.

Peaches & Dreams Cocktail (Created by Freddie Sarkis, Chief Cocktail Officer at Liquor Lab in SoHo, NYC)

Ingredients:
1 herb
3 peach slices
1 bottle of Morning Recovery
.5 oz sake
.5 ginger syrup
.5 lime juice
1 pineapple fan to garnish (optional)

Directions:

Pack bottom of glass with herb of choice (we use rosemary) and crushed ice. Next, add peach slices and sake, ginger syrup and lime juice. Swizzle to combine, and add bottle of morning recovery and pineapple fan on top. 

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

Berlin Mule

This revamped version of a Moscow Mule uses Jagermeister for a spring-friendly twist on the classic summer drink. Here's how to make it:

Combine 2 oz. Jagermeister, 3-4 oz. ginger beer and 2 squeezed limes.

Build ingredients into highball glass over ice.

Garnish with lime wedge.

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

Directions

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.

Ginger Sage

1 bottle of Santa Margherita Prosecco Superiore DOCG
Simple Syrup
1 cup honey
3 cups water
2 whole pears, peeled, cored and diced
1 large piece of ginger, peeled and diced
20 fresh sage leaves (plus more for garnish)

1. In a saucepan combine the honey and water over medium heat and bring to a light boil. Turn the heat down to low and simmer, stirring occasionally, until the honey has dissolved completely. Add the pears, ginger and sage leaves.

2. Simmer, stirring occasionally until the mixture has reduced by 1/3 (about 15-20 minutes). Remove from heat and let the mixture steep for an additional 10 minutes.

3. Strain the syrup into a large canning jar or thick glass bowl. Discard the ginger and sage leaves.

4. Place a few pieces of the cooked pear into each stemless wine glass followed by 2 tbsps of the simple syrup. Add Santa Margherita Prosecco Superiore and serve.

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