Winter Solstice Cocktail Recipe

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Winter Solstice Cocktail

Lynnda Cloutier


December 21, the winter solstice, is the perfect time for this drink. But you can have it any time you wish. I won't tell!

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1 1/2 ounces orange vodka
1/2 ounce orange-flavored liqueur, such as cointreau
1/2 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice, preferably from meyer lemons
ice cubes
club soda, chilled
1 mint leaf, for garnish
1 raspberry, for garnish

Directions Step-By-Step

In a cocktail shaker, combine vodka, orange liqueur, lemon juice, and ice; shake until well combined. Strain into a chilled martini glass; add a splash of soda. Carefully fold mint leaf in half lengthwise and place the stem end into the opening of the raspberry. Float on top of cocktail and serve immediately.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cocktails