National Jelly Bean Day is on April 22 – can you guess how we’re celebrating? With cocktails, of course! In honor of the famous confectionery, below are 3 tasty jelly-cious cocktail twists you can make for yourself and friends.
Cherry-licious Jelly Cocktail
2 oz. of Cake Vodka
1/2 oz. Maraschino Liqueur
Splash of Grenadine
5 Cherry Jelly Beans for garnish
Add the cake vodka, maraschino liqueur and splash of grenadine into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake until chilled. Strain into a glass, drop in a few jelly beans for garnish and indulge in this savory drink..
Sunkist Sour Jelly Cocktail
2 oz of Cake Vodka
1/2 oz Midori Liqueur
Splash of Sour Mix
5 Green Apple Jelly Beans for garnish
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the cake vodka, Midori liqueur and a splash of sour mix in the shaker. Shake until chilled. Strain into a festive glass, fill the rim of the with jelly beans and enjoy.
Berry Blue Jelly Cocktail
1 oz. of Cake Vodka
1 oz. Blueberry Vodka
1/2 oz. Blue Curaçao Liqueur
5 Blueberry Jelly Beans for garnish
Add some ice to a cocktail shaker. Then, add the cake and blueberry vodka, as well as, the blue Curaçao in the shaker. Shake until chilled. Strain into a martini glass, place the jelly beans on a toothpick, drop it in the glass and drink up!
– Stephanie R.