6 Gruesomely Easy and Ghoulish Halloween Cocktails

Whether you are partying with friends or riding your broom solo this Halloween weekend, you simply can’t enjoy the spookiest time of the year without a ghoulishly good potion in your hand. Don’t get “cut” off guard this Halloween season drinking the usual done to death Halloween cocktails! Celebrate the scariest time of the year with 5 frighteningly good Halloween cocktails that are to die for!
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Ghost In The Graveyard


2 oz. black vodka
2 oz. creme de cacao or coffee-flavored liqueur
1 scoop vanilla ice cream
Pinch of finely grated nutmeg, for garnish

In a glass, combine vodka and crème de cacao, and set aside. Place a scoop of ice cream in a highball glass, and slowly pour vodka mixture over ice cream. Garnish with nutmeg; serve immediately.
DIY Black Vodka: Add a couple drops of black food coloring gel to the vodka and shake well. Repeat step 2 until the desired color is achieved. You want to use as little food coloring gel as possible to avoid offsetting the taste of your vodka



Martini Diablo


2 oz. vodka
1 oz. dry vermouth
½ oz. crème de cassis
Ice cubes
Fresh blackberries

Shake all ingredients in a cocktail shaker and pour into an ice-cold martini glass. Garnish with a few blackberries speared on a stick.

(source: http://www.boligliv.dk/galleri1/Black-Halloween/)


Joker Gone Wild


2 oz. cherry vodka
1/2 oz. rum
1oz. Midori sour
3 oz. sweet and sour mix
Purple sanding sugar
Simple syrup
Sanding sugar
1 cup of sugar
2-3 drops of purple food coloring
1 plastic Ziplock bag

Using your hands, mix the food coloring and the sugar until sugar is completely purple. To decorate the glass, use 2 appetizer plates and pour 2 tbsp. of simple syrup onto the plate. On another plate, add the purple sugar. Dip your glasses into the simple syrup and then into the sanding sugar. Set glasses aside for 5 minutes to dry.
Fill your glass 3/4 of the way with ice. Add cherry vodka, rum, and Midori sour into a large cocktail shaker, and shake well to mix. Pour into your sugar rimmed glass and top with sweet and sour mix.

(source: http://allmommywants.com/suicide-squad-inspired-cocktail-joker-gone-wild/)


RumChata Jelly Shot Skulls


1 cup water
2 tbsp sweetened condensed milk
2 envelopes plain gelatin (about 4 tsp gelatin powder – enough to gel 2 cups liquid)
2/3 cup RumChata
1/3 cup cake flavored vodka
Decorating gel icing for garnish, if desired
Silicone molds or a standard non-reactive loaf pan (about 8″ x 4″)

Prepare molds by lightly spraying with cooking spray, then wipe clean with a paper towel. This will leave a very thin layer of lubrication which will ease unmolding without affecting the taste or appearance of your jelly shots. (If you’re using a pan, you don’t need to do this step, but you can if you’re worried about unmolding.)

Pour water and sweetened condensed milk into a saucepan. Sprinkle with gelatin and allow to soak for a 1 to 2 minutes. Heat over low setting while stirring constantly until gelatin is fully dissolved (about 5 minutes). Remove the mixture from heat. Stir in RumChata and vodka. Pour the mixture into pan or silicone mold. Refrigerate until fully set, about 3 to 4 hours. To serve, unmold (or cut into cube if you’re using a pan). Place a drop of red gel icing at the corner of each skull’s mouth to enhance their bloodthirsty nature.

(Source: http://jelly-shot-test-kitchen.blogspot.com/2012/10/rumchata-jelly-shot-skulls.html)


Witches’ Brew


2 oz. dark rum
1 oz. fresh lime juice
3/4 oz. ginger liqueur
Splash of sweet cava
Cinnamon stick

In a cocktail shaker, combine ice with all ingredients except the sweet cava. Shake and pour into a glass. Top with a floater of cava, and add smoldering cinnamon stick.

Source: (http://www.nola.com/drink/index.ssf/2016/10/halloween_cocktail_recipes_gho.html)


Shimmery Magical Punch


2 oz. Viniq Glow
1 oz. lemon juice
1 oz. triple sec

Rim highball glass with black or white sugar sprinkles. Add chilled Viniq Glow, lemon juice, triple sec and ice to a cocktail shaker, shake, and then pour into glass.

Source: (http://www.nola.com/drink/index.ssf/2016/10/halloween_cocktail_recipes_gho.html)