Chloe’s Cosmopolitan

December 13, 2007


Chloe, our gorgeous friend from the US of A came over for dinner, and instead of bringing wine, she brought the ingredients for the New Yorker’s drink of choice – the Cosmopolitan.

She mixed a whole pitcher-full of the chic and sexy cocktail and as we poured it out into chilled martini glasses we all secretly pretended we were supping our cocktails in a cool Brooklyn apartment rather than a Finchley garden flat.

The combination of flavours is irresistible – slightly tart cranberry juice is set off nicely by the sweetness of the triple sec and the citrussy cointreau and lime juice – all kicked into shape by good old vodka.

Possibly not recommended mid-week, unless for a special occasion, for example if some friends have come over.

Recipe for Cosmopolitan
4 parts vodka
1 part triple sec
1 part cointreau
2 parts cranberry juice
1 part fresh lime juice

Mix everything together and serve in chilled martini glasses and garnish with a lime wedge. Perfect for a Christmas birthday party, or any other time.

©  Katheryn Rice 2007

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