Looking for a spooky potion that’s 1 part creepy and 2 parts delish to raise the most mystic spirits at your monster bash? We ventured to the corny and eeery side for you. Concoct one of these most bewitching and frightful cocktails – Candy Corn Jello Shots, Black Punch, Zombie Slime Shooters, Witches Brew. These are meant for the 21 and over creeps. Please drink responsibly.
Makes 20 shots. “Too Candy Corny” concocted by www.abeautifulmess.com
1 box orange-flavored Jell-O
3 envelopes Knox unflavored gelatin
7 oz. sweetened condensed milk (1/2 of a 14 oz. can)
2 cups water
1 cup vanilla or cake vodka (add more, if you like strong shots)
yellow food coloring
tall shot glasses
Pour 1 cup of water into a small saucepan and pour 2 packets of unflavored gelatin into water. Warm the water and gelatin over a low heat, stirring occasionally, until all the gelatin has dissolved (about 5 minutes). Remove pan from the heat and add 1/2 your can of condensed milk to the mixture. Stir until the ingredients combine. Add 2/3 cup vanilla vodka. Cover and set aside half of your milk mixture and evenly distribute the other half throughout your 20 shots (just don’t fill them more than 1/3 of the way full). Refrigerate your shots until firm (30-40 minutes). But wait there’s more – for the rest of the corny recipe, click here.
1 750 ml bottle Vodka
2 packets Grape Kool Aide
3 Quarts Water
2 Cups Sugar
1 Liter Ginger Ale
Make Kool Aide according to instructions using the water, sugar and Kool Aide in a large punch bowl. After sugar is dissolved, add a block of ice or dry ice. Mix in the Vodka, then when ready to serve add the Ginger Ale. More ideas like Black Punch, click here.
ZomBie SliMe SHOOters
“Blood slime” gives this fruity martini a creepy look that’s perfect for Halloween gatherings. More ideas like Zombie Slime Shooters from HGTV, click here.
1 ounce vodka
1 ounce peach schnapps
1 ounce sour apple schnapps
1 ounce coconut rum
1 ounce sweet and sour mix
For blood slime:
3 tablespoons corn syrup
1/2 teaspoon red food coloring
Rim Instructions – Mix corn syrup with red food coloring.Dip the rim of martini glass into the mixture, and slowly spin the glass to coat it.Turn the glass upright and the blood will begin to drip slightly. Set aside.
Cocktail Instructions – Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker half-filled with ice cubes. Shake well and pour over ice cubes into slime-rimmed martini glass.
Witches BRew – Pumpkin Spice Punch
Sangria spiked with spirit.
2 honeycrisp apples
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/4 cup honey
1/4 cup brown sugar, or more to taste
1 cup bourbon
3 cups apple cider
1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
2 bottles pinot grigio, chilled
1 pumpkin, for serving (optional)
Thinly slice apples, pears and oranges lengthwise, then place in a large bowl. Coat with lemon juice to prevent browning. Add honey, brown sugar, bourbon, apple cider and pumpkin pie spice, stirring gently to combine. Cover and refrigerate for 2-4 hours, or overnight. Top with chilled pinot grigio and serve. Serve in a pitcher or punch bowl, or give the punch extra Halloween flavor by serving inside a Jack O’ Lantern. Cut a circle in the top of a large pumpkin, then completely remove seeds and pulp. Fill with fruit and punch, then enjoy! Tip: Decorate the exterior of pumpkin using a silver paint marker. Here, the cocktail name lets guests know what’s inside. For more ideas like Pumpkin Spice Punch From HGTV, Click here.
Spiders, Worms, Eyeballs oh my. Add an extra creep to any cocktail with these simple ideas.