I purchased violet syrup a while back to make a Cointreau Teese, my style icon Dita Von Teese’s signature cocktail (and my Instagram pic is one of my most popular… Dita herself liked it… happy dance). One day I was feeling creative and decided to play around with some cocktail creations. I found a recipe for a Sparkler, which looked like a refreshing tequila drink… but I wanted to make it holiday themed. So I added some violet syrup to give it a blueish tint for the 4th of July (and switched the lime juice for lemon because I always have lemon juice on hand for tea). The result is so delicious and refreshing. My BF says it tastes like a blue popsicle… and I agree, but I don’t really know why since there is no violet syrup in a popsicle. I’m actually excited to try more recipes with violet syrup (maybe lemonade, or vegan ice cream?) Here is the recipe for my creation so you can make it at home…
1 1/2 oz Tequila
1/2 oz Lemon Juice
1/2 oz Violet Syrup (I use Monin)
Champagne (Any kind you like… I used a Rose)
Shake Tequila, Lemon Juice, and Violet Syrup in a cocktail shaker with ice. Strain into a cocktail glass. Top with Champagne. Add blueberries on a rhinestone pin for garnish if desired. Red lipstick kiss print on glass optional (but recommended!)
Be sure to check out my 4th of July themed posts:
I hope all of you Starlets have a Glamorous & Safe 4th of July Weekend!
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