Friday, December 5, 2014

Add a bit of Sparkle to your Holidays! #recipes

Whether you're preparing for an upcoming holiday party or maybe making plans to ring in the New Year, let Sauza Tequila help to make your holiday celebrations and New Year's Eve effortless and enjoyable!

'Tis the season to indulge in food, fun and festive cocktails. Spread holiday cheer and salud to these merry recipes below. Sauza Sparking Margarita is a perfect alternative to champagne and is available in four delicious ready-top-serve flavors ~ Original Lime, Wild Berry, Mango Peach and Watermelon! Yum! From Sparkling Margarita to Mexican Eggnog, Sauza Tequila will help to make your New Year's Eve and holiday celebrations a time to remember! 

Strawberry Sparkler
  • 1 part Sauza Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
  • 1/2 part DeKuyper Strawberry Liqueur
  • 1/2 part (chilled) rose champagne
  • 1/2 part limeade
  • 3 strawberries
  • 1 tbsp. sugar
  • 1 wedge lime
Preparation: Wash, stem, quarter and freeze strawberries for at least 1 hour (can be done the day ahead). Run a wedge of lime around the rim of your champagne flute and dip in a plate of sugar to coat rim. Place a frozen strawberry at the bottom of the flute. Open champagne and pour glass approximately 2/3 of the way full. In a shaker filled with ice, combine tequila, limeade and strawberry liqueur. Shake. Add a squeeze of fresh lime if desired. Top glass with the cocktail and serve immediately.

Mexican Eggnog
  • 1 part Sauza Blue Reposado 100% Agave Tequila
  • 1 part Maker's Mark Bourbon
  • 3 parts egg nog
  • Dash of cinnamon
Preparation: In a shaker with ice, combine egg nog, tequila and bourbon. Shake to combine and serve chilled with a dash of cinnamon on top!

Cranberry Margarita
  • 1 1/2 parts Sauza Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
  • 1/2 part JDK & Sons O3 Premium Orange Liqueur
  • 1 part cranberry juice
  • Sanding sugar for garnish
Cranberry Puree
  • 1/2 part freshly squeezed orange juice, about 2 oranges
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 4 ounce package of fresh cranberries
Preparation: To make the cranberry puree: In a sauce pan over medium heat, melt the sugar in the orange juice. Add the cranberries and cook over low heat for 10 minutes. Set aside and let it cool. Blend cranberries in a blender, then strain.

In a shaker add crushed ice, 1 1/2 part of Sauza Blue Silver, 1/2 part of JDK & Sons O3 Premium Orange Liqueur, 1 part cranberry puree and shake to mix. Pour drink into a sugar rimmed martini glass.

Chocolate Peppermint Margarita
  • 1 1/2 part Sauza Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
  • 1/2 part peppermint schnapps
  • 6 parts milk
  • 1 part hot chocolate powder
  • Candy cane
Preparation: In a shaker filled with ice, combine all ingredients and shake. Pour into your most festive glass and garnish with a candy can. Enjoy!

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