THE SWEETHEART COCKTAIL
By Claire
February 15th, 2015

Happy Valentines Day!  We put together a super simple cocktail that is a major crowd pleaser, along with a nice little appetizer spread. You can’t really go wrong with an evening like this, and it’s perfect whether you’re entertaining a group, or just with that special loved one.

 

The supplies are very low fuss.  Pick up a bottle of Prosecco, some fresh cranberries, and black cherry juice for your cocktail recipe.  Along with the drinks, I’ve been enjoying serving cheese and meats in a new way.  Simple & Crisp has these great little packages of dried sliced fruit, that I’ve been using in place of a cracker.  They add a new dimension of flavor to a standard cheese plate, and are of course, a very pretty addition to the spread.  I also found the orange slices make a gorgeous topper to any drink, as the fruit catches the light in that stained glass window way.  So pretty and festive!

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For the Sweetheart Cocktail, measure out 1 ounce of the black cherry juice and pour into your champagne flute, then pop that bottle!

 

vday drink 1

 

 

Fill your glass with prosecco, and carefully place a few cranberries on top.

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Garnish with a bright piece of the Simple & Crisp dried orange fruit thins.

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Set out your appetizers, pass along a cocktail, and enjoy your Valentines Day this Saturday evening!

Valentines Day Spread with graphics

 

 

Images by KettleWerks

 

 


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