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Ruby Slipper Sprintini cocktail is an easy homemade drink recipe with tea! Spring is only a few more weeks away, yay!!! To celebrate, how about a new giveaway AND a fun new cocktail that is perfect for the season?? My good friend Jeena over at Mamacat’s Q. Tea will be sending two lucky readers some of her incredible tea! She has a great variety of teas and a great story behind them, so check it out. And to get you all started with her tea, I’ve developed a beautiful and tasty cocktail, the Ruby Slipper Springtini, that is perfect to kick-off spring!
Keep reading for the recipe and details on how to enter the giveaway! Deadline to enter is March 31st, 2012 so enter soon! I’ll be posting another recipe in a few weeks with another blend of Mamacat’s Q. Tea, so stay tuned! Also, visit my Giveaway page for other current giveaways.
THIS CONTEST IS OVER. THANKS FOR ENTERING!
All prizes were supplied by Mamacat’s Q. Tea . Snappy Gourmet did not receive any compensation. All thoughts and opinions are my own.
Now how about a fun spring cocktail using Mamacat’s Q. Tea??? This Ruby Slipper Springtini is a BEAUTIFUL color! Mamacat’s Q. Tea has a great line of teas including Ruby Slippers, Golden Slumbers, Emerald Wonderland, Amber Maharani, Blossom Hill, and Casablanca Mist. This Ruby Slippers Springini is the perfect “martini” for spring or a ladies night out! It’s easy to make, and did I mention even my husband enjoyed it???? Mr. Steak & Potatoes enjoyed a cocktail with tea!!! Love it!
You first want to prepare some of Mamacat’s Q. Tea Ruby Slippers tea. You will notice how fresh the tea smells! The tea itself is a beautiful color! The picture doesn’t do it justice! The beautiful color is from hibiscus flowers. And did I mention this tea is packed with Vitamin C??? Love it! After you prepare the tea, let the tea cool, before making the rest of the drink.
To compliment the citrus and flower flavors of the tea, I added some PAMA (pomegranate liqueur), some Triple Sec (orange liqueur), ginger ale (regular or diet, for a little bubbly), and a few orange slices for garnish. You may want to multiple this recipe and make a pitcher for easy serving! I hope you enjoy!
Hope you enjoy!
Ruby Slipper Springtini
- 4 tablespoons Ruby Slippers Tea from Mamacat's Q. Teas prepared & cooled
- 3 tablespoons pomegranate liqueur (such as PAMA)
- 2 tablespoons Triple Sec (orange liqueur)
- 4 tablespoons ginger ale (regular or diet)
- orange slice (for garnish)
- Mix together tea, pomegranate liqueur, and triple sec in a large glass or shaker. Add ginger ale.
- Pour into martini glasses and garnish with orange slice.
SNAPPY TIPS: Depending on the size of your martini glasses you may have to alter the recipe.
SNAPPY SUBSTITUTIONS: For a nonalcoholic version, use pomegranate juice and orange juice for the alcohol.
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A few other recipes from around the internet I thought you might enjoy:
- Mother’s Day Tea Cakes – Bakers Royale
- Raspberry Tea Cakes -Yummy Supper
- Plum & White Rose Tea Cake – Melanger Baking
Disclosure: Mamacat’s Q. Tea provided tea for the contest prize but no other compensation was provided. All opinions are my own.