We kept it classy with "mocktails."
Of course there was cheese.
And of course there were mini quiches. Brie and apple mini quiches.
Bacon wrapped dates are a must for a classy cocktail party.
Prosciutto wrapped melon is classy.
You are witnessing some serious classiness right here.
A tower of cupcakes. It doesn't get much classier.
Chocolate cupcakes with chocolate ganache.
Out of this world caramels that were gone too quickly to take a picture of.
Kahlua spiked chocolate mousse shots.
Someone got excited.
Virgin Sex on the Beach
- 1 part orange juice
- 1 part cranberry juice
- Peach nectar to taste – depending on how sweet you’d like it.
- 1 tbsp grenadine syrup
Mix equal parts of orange juice and cranberry juice, add nectar, and pour over ice. Sink the grenadine, garnish with a pineapple wedge, and serve.
- 1/4 cup cranberry juice
- 1/4 cup orange juice
- 1/2 tsp cherry juice
- 1/4 tsp lemon juice
Shake ingredients with ice, and strain; either into a chilled cocktail glass, or on the rocks in an old-fashioned glass. Garnish with a maraschino cherry, and serve.
Virgin Bloody Mary
- 3 ounces tomato juice or V-8
- 3 ounces cranberry juice
- 1/2 tsp. Tabasco (more to taste)
- 1 tsp. lime juice
- Fresh ground black pepper (to taste)
- Garnish: cilantro sprig, celery stick, lime wedge, or pickle!
Pour all ingredients over crushed ice. Stir, garnish, and serve.
- 1 tsp. raspberry syrup (available in coffee and gourmet stores) or grenadine
- 6 ounces sparkling cider, chilled
- Garnish: fresh raspberries – failed.
Put a teaspoon of syrup in a champagne flute, add the sparkling cider, and float several raspberries on top. Cheers!
Bacon Wrapped Dates
Prosciutto Wrapped Melon
Mini Brie and Apple Quiches and I used pate brisee for the crust.
Devil’s Food Cupcakes
Fluer De Sel Caramels