Mother's Day is the time to celebrate all the wonderful things mom does, and treat her like a Queen for the day as thanks. Whether she plans on spending the day lounging or has an action packed schedule, here are five cocktails to toast to mom's special day.
1. Cruzan Sleep In:
Let her catch a few extra z's this Mother's Day and surprise her with breakfast in bed and this yummy Cruzan cocktail.
• 1 part Cruzan Peach Rum
• 1⁄2 part Fresh Orange Juice
• 4 Fresh Strawberries
Muddle strawberries in shaker. Add Cruzan Peach Rum and orange juice. Shake lightly, double strain into a chilled flute. Top with champagne.
Laurent-Perrier Cuvée Rosé Brut. (Courtesy Photo)
2. Miracle Momtini:
Pay homage to those times where she never seizes to amaze you with this sweet mix.
• 2 parts Pinnacle Whipped Vodka
• 1 part Pinnacle County Fair Cotton Flavored Vodka
• 1 part Calico Jack Coconut Rum
Shake over ice and strain into a chilled martini glass. Top with a dollop of whipped cream.
If mom is getting ready for beach season by counting calories, she'll enjoy this low calorie cocktail.
• 1 part Skinnygirl
• 1 part Light Rum
• 1 tsp. Agave Nectar
• 3 parts Lime Juice
• Splash of Lime Flavored Sparkling Water
• 3 sprigs of Mint
Shake rum, lemon juice and agave nectar in cocktail shaker with ice. Top with Skinnygirl Prosecco and pour into tall collins glass. Muddle in mint leaves and enjoy.
4. Laurent-Perrier Cuvée Rosé Brut:
All moms deserve a flute of bubbly on their day. Laurent-Perrier has unveiled a limited-edition Cuvée Rosé Brut set in a decorative "cage" with a vintage edge that is perfect for any celebration.
5. Royal Orchid:
Because she deserves the royal treatment.
• 1.5 oz. Sobieski Orange Vodka
• 3/4 oz. Crème de Violette
• 1/2 oz. Lemon Juice
• 1/2 oz. Simple Syrup
• 1 dash Orange Bitters
• Edible Orchid for garnish
Add all of the ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice and shake. Strain into a martini cocktail glass. Garnish with an edible orchid and serve.
Nicole is the Editor-in-Chief of Hamptons.com where she focuses on lifestyle, nightlife, and mixology. She grew up in the Hamptons and currently resides in Water Mill. www.hamptons.com