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Check Out These Cocktails To Get Your Easter Hoppin’

Fri, March 29, 2013 5:04pm EDT by Chloe Melas 2 Comments
Easter Recipes Drinks
Courtesy of Tequila Avion

Easter weekend is here and it’s time to bust out the Easter baskets, and cocktails. has the perfect recipes to brighten up your holiday!

What’s an Easter egg hunt without a yummy cocktail? You know it’ll make finding those colorful eggs even more fun!

Easter Cocktail Recipes

The Bajan Groove

Served at Bagatelle NY & LA


  • Grey Goose Poire
  • Falernum
  • Coconut Water
  • Lime Juice
  • Cucumber
  • Mint
  • Basil

Vita Rosa

Created by Moses Laboy


  • Courvoisier® Rosé
  • Fenugreek Simple Syrup
  • Courvoisier® VSOP
  • Fresh Lemon Juice
  • Egg White
  • Candied ginger garnish

The Bajan Groove

Served at Bagatelle NY & LA


  • Grey Goose Poire
  • Falernum
  • Coconut Water
  • Lime Juice
  • Cucumber
  • Mint
  • Basil

Spring Forward

Renaissance Hotels


  • 1 ½ oz. Ketel One Vodka
  • 1 oz. Fennel Syrup*
  • ¾ oz. Fresh Lime Juice
  • Splash Absinthe
  • 1 Egg White (Pasteurized)
  • Sprig of Fennel

Combine all ingredients in a Boston shaker. Add ice, and shake vigorously 20 – 30 times to emulsify egg white and create a foam. Strain into specialty coupe glass or martini glass. Garnish with a sprig of fennel.

Fennel Syrup:

  • 1 Fennel Bulb, Chopped
  • 2 Cups Sugar
  • 3 Cups Water

Directions: Bring water to a boil. And fennel and sugar, and boil for 5-10 minutes or until sugar is completely dissolved and fennel is fork tender. Remove from heat and let sit for at least one hour. Pour in blender and pulse until much of the fennel is blended. Strain to remove fibers. Let cool and store for up to one week in the refrigerator.

Casa Noble Organic Margarita


  • 2 oz Casa Noble Crystal
  • 1 oz Fresh Organic Lime Juice (or the juice of 1 whole lime)
  • ¾ oz Organic Agave Nectar
  • Garnish: lime wheel and kosher salt rim (optional)

Directions: Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake,
strain and serve up or on the rocks. Garnish with a lime
wheel. To salt rim – moisten rim of glass with lime and gently
roll in a plate of kosher salt

The Hopping Bunny


  • Slice of Fresh Papaya
  • ¼ oz. Agave Nectar
  • 1 ¼ oz. Avión Añejo
  • ½ oz. Aperol
  • ½ oz. Orange Juice
  • ¾ oz. Fresh Lime Juice
Garnish with Fresh Papaya

Directions: Add a slice of fresh papaya and agave nectar to your mixing glass. The amount of nectar you add depends on how sweet you like your cocktails, but usually about a teaspoon will do the trick. Muddle to release the papaya flavor. Add 1¼ ounces of Avión Añejo, ½ ounce each of Aperol and orange juice. Then, top them off with ¾ ounce fresh lime juice. Add ice and give it a good shake.
Strain over ice, and garnish with a fresh slice of papaya.

On The Hunt


  • 2 parts Avión Silver or Reposado
  • 1 part Fresh Lime Juice
  • 4 One-Inch Cubes Fresh Watermelon
  • Squeeze Agave Nectar

Directions: Muddle watermelon with agave nectar in a mixing glass. Add remaining ingredients, and shake vigorously with ice. Fine strain into a chilled cocktail glass, and garnish as desired.

Easter Sunrise


  • 1 oz. MIDORI® Melon Liqueur
  • 2 oz. Dry Ginger Ale
  • Juice from 2 Lime Wedges

Directions: Pour over ice and serve in a low ball glass.

Sultry Spring Bloom


  • 1 3⁄4 parts Pucker® Watermelon Wow Vodka
  • 2 parts Cucumber Juice
  • Splash Fresh Lime Juice
  • 3⁄4 part Simple Syrup
  • Watermelon Candy Slice

Directions: Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a chilled highball glass. Garnish with a Watermelon candy slice.

The Berry Bunny Colada


  • 1 1/2 part SVEDKA Strawberry Colada
  • 1 part fresh lemon juice
  • 3/4 part triple sec
  • 1/2 part egg white
  • 1 small strawberry

Directions: Muddle one strawberry in a cocktail shaker. Combine remaining ingredients and shake dry without ice. Add ice, shake again and strain into a collins glass (filled with ice). Garnish with another strawberry.

Purity Santa Lucia


  • 2 oz Purity Vodka
  • 1 oz lemon juice
  • .5 oz ginger-cinnamon syrup*
  • 1 egg white
  • 2-3 dashes Fee Brother’s Old Fashioned bitters

Directions: Combine all ingredients in a shaker and dry shake (without ice) for about 30 seconds, add ice and shake again. Double strain into chilled glass and garnish with a merengue cookie or piece of gingerbread.
*To make ginger-cinnamon syrup, bring 2 cups of water to a boil with 1tbsp of chopped ginger and one broken cinnamon stick. Once boiling, remove from heat and let cool until steam subsides. Add two cups of sugar and stir until dissolved, straining out solids when done.



  • Cool Limoncello & Akvinta Vodka shaken and served over ice
  • 2 oz. Akvinta Vodka
  • 1/4 oz. Lime Juice
  • 3/4 oz. Limoncello

Directions: Shaken & strained over cubed ice in rocks glass, garnish with a sugared slice of lemon & a Maraschino cherry.

— Chloe Melas

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