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A SUMMER COCKTAIL RECIPE

WITH HINTS OF COCONUT, CRANBERRY, AND LIME


Hey guys, this week I’m celebrating my birthday and what better way to do it than with one of my favorite summer cocktails!

This recipe is low-calorie and it’s super simple, not to mention, it’s a great signature cocktail to have at your next summer gathering without putting in a ton of effort.  How cute are these tumblers by the way?  (similar here)

TROPICAL COTTAGE
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Ingredients
  1. 1-2 oz. VODKA
  2. 6 oz. COCONUT LACROIX
  3. SPLASH 100% CRANBERRY JUICE (NOT THE COCKTAIL VERSION)
  4. 5-6 CUBES OF ICE
  5. 1 LIME WEDGE
Instructions
  1. START BY ADDING THE ICE TO THE GLASS AND TOP WITH VODKA. YOU CAN ADD MORE OR LESS VODKA DEPENDING ON HOW STRONG YOU LIKE IT TO BE. ADD THE LACROIX ALMOST TO THE TOP OF THE GLASS LEAVING ROOM FOR THE SPLASH OF CRANBERRY JUICE. TOP IT OF WITH A SQUEEZE FROM THE LIME AND DROP IT IN THE DRINK FOR EXTRA FLAVOR. STIR AND SERVE.
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When you take a sip of this refreshing mixed drink, be sure to picture yourself on the beach front porch of a tropical cottage somewhere for the full effect.  This is what I do and it instantly relaxes me every time which is why I’ve decided to name it the “Tropical Cottage”.  It’s also really fun to ask people if they want a tropical cottage… 

Would you like a “Tropical Cottage”?  Please let me know if you’ve tried it or would like to share one of your favorite summer cocktails.

As always, thanks again for reading!

 

Cheers-Ashley Nicole

 

 

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