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Biscuits and Booze

 

STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE MIMOSA

Ingredients

10 strawberries

1/2 c. finely crushed Nilla wafers

2/3 c. strawberry ice cream

10 oz. vanilla vodka

1 bottle Champagne or Prosecco

Whipped cream

Directions

1. Run a sliced strawberry around the rim of Champagne flutes. Dip each rim in Nilla crumbs.

2. Into each flute, drop 1 tablespoon strawberry ice cream, then add 1 ounce vodka and top with Prosecco.

3 Top with whipped cream, a sprinkle of Nilla crumbs, and a strawberry for garnish. Serve.

 

MAD HATTER'S TEA PARTY COCKTAIL

Ingredients

For the Tea-Infused Rum:

FROZEN PROSECCO 

1 (750-milliliter) bottle aged rum

3 tablespoons tea leaves, fruity blend

For the Cocktail:

2 ounces tea-infused rum

3/4 ounce lime juice

1/2 ounce simple syrup

1/4 ounce ginger syrup

Lime wheel, for garnish

Directions

1.  Place tea leaves and rum in an jar with lid and shake well.

2.  Let infuse for 1 hour.

3.  Strain out the tea in a fine mesh strainer and bottle the rum. It can be stored like any other liquor. 

Make drink

1. In a cocktail shaker, combine the tea-infused rum, lime juice, and syrups. Fill with ice.

2. Shake well.

3.  Strain into old fashioned with fresh ice and garnish with fresh lime wheel.

 

FROZEN PROSECCO
Ingredients
2 c. granulated sugar
2 c. water
1 bottle Prosecco (or champagne)
Juice and zest of 1 lemon
Directions
1. Make simple syrup: In a medium saucepan over medium heat, whisk together sugar and water, and cook until sugar is completely dissolved. Transfer to a large bowl, and let cool completely. (You can set bowl over a large bowl filled with ice water to speed things up!)
2. Stir champagne, lemon juice, and lemon zest into simple syrup, then pour into a 9”-x-13” pan. Freeze 2 hours. Using a fork, scrape up icy parts and return to freezer. Repeat process every 30 minutes until mixture is frozen, about 2 hours more. Cover with plastic wrap until ready to serve. 
3.  Serve in a champagne flute.
BUTTERMILK BISCUIT RECIPE
Ingredients

2 cups self rising or all purpose flour, plus more for dusting
10 tbsps unsalted cold, frozen and cut into chunks
1 tbsp plus 1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
1 tbsp sugar
1/2 cup half & half
1/2 cup buttermilk

Soften butter for brushing (optional)

EQUIPMENT

A mixing bowl
Rolling pin
Biscuit cutter
Pastry brush or spoon
Food processor, grater, pastry cutter or knife
Cookie tray lined with parchment
A hot oven that will hit 425 

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