Pink Peppermint Cocktail Recipe

Stuck with a slew of swirly, peppermint candy? Here's a delicious (and pretty!) cocktail guaranteed to please.

Pink Peppermint Cocktail Recipe

Pink Peppermint Cocktail Recipe

If Santa left a sleigh full of candy canes for you this year, and you're wondering what to do with them all, here's an easy peppermint flavored cocktail guaranteed to please!

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Flynnside Out Productions

Yield: 1 drink

Ingredients

  • 1.5 ounces vodka
  • 1/4 ounce brandy
  • 1/2 ounce half and half
  • 1 tablespoon soft peppermint, crushed
  • mint sprigs, for garnish
  • soft peppermint stick, for garnish
Ingredients Needed

Ingredients Needed

1.5 oz vodka 1 tbsp. soft peppermint (crushed) 1/4 oz brandy 1/2 oz half n half mint sprigs soft peppermint stick ice

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Flynnside Out Productions

Create Vodka Base

Create Vodka Base

Create Vodka Base

Combine vodka and peppermint into a cocktail shaker, then stir until blended.

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Flynnside Out Productions

Combine vodka and peppermint into a cocktail shaker, then stir until blended.

Add Brandy + Half and Half

Add Brandy And Half n' Half

Add Brandy And Half n' Half

Next, add brandy and half n half, then stir.

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Flynnside Out Productions

Add brandy and half and half, then stir.

Shake and Strain

Close cocktail shaker firmly, then shake vigorously for about 30 seconds (Image 1). Scoop ice into a cocktail glass (Image 2). Strain over ice (Image 3).

Garnish and Serve

Garnish + Serve

Garnish + Serve

Once the drink is poured, simply garnish with a few sprigs of fresh mint and a soft peppermint stick.

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Flynnside Out Productions

Garnish with fresh mint sprigs and a soft peppermint stick.

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