Monster Smash Cocktail Recipe

Keep Halloween party guests in stitches with this berry scary take on the classic bourbon smash. It’s sure to get your party started!

Monster Smash Cocktail

Monster Smash Cocktail

Give the classic bourbon smash a Halloween twist with muddled fresh blackberries and spooky cocktail picks. For special effect, pipe monster stitches onto each glass using melted candy.

Photo by: Heather Baird, SprinkleBakes.com

Heather Baird, SprinkleBakes.com

Give the classic bourbon smash a Halloween twist with muddled fresh blackberries and spooky cocktail picks. For special effect, pipe monster stitches onto each glass using melted candy.

Ingredients

  • 2 oz. green candy melting wafers, melted
  • 5 fresh blackberries
  • 3 oz. bourbon
  • 1/2 oz. lime juice
  • 3/4 oz. simple syrup
  • 1 oz. seltzer
  • YIELD: 1 serving

Instructions

Monster Up the Glass

Place the melted candy in a disposable piping bag or in a zip top bag with a tiny hole snipped in one corner. Pipe candy ‘stitches’ around the rim of an old fashioned glass and allow it to stand until firm, about 10 minutes.

Photo by: Heather Baird, SprinkleBakes.com

Heather Baird, SprinkleBakes.com

Mix Cocktail

Muddle 3 fresh blackberries in the bottom of the glass, and pour in the bourbon, lime juice and syrup. Stir briefly. Fill the glass with ice and top with seltzer. Garnish with two fresh blackberries on a cocktail pick.

Monster Smash Cocktail

Monster Smash Cocktail

Alter the classic bourbon smash with muddled fresh blackberries to create a different kind of cocktail creature. For special effect, pipe monster stitches onto each glass using melted candy.

Photo by: Heather Baird, SprinkleBakes.com

Heather Baird, SprinkleBakes.com

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