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6th, December 2013

Golden Nun Cocktail

This Golden Nun Cocktail post is sponsored by Blue Nun Wines. All content is written by myself and all opinions are my own.

Golden Nun Cocktail 3Okay guys, sorry for the long absence. Life got in the way, emotions ran high and my blog was neglected in the process. But I’m back &
Christmas is around the corner! Let the Christmas parties, festive shopping and cocktail drinking commence without further delay! What a great way to kick of the festivities with this Golden Nun Cocktail. Considering I am partial to a good cocktail I don’t make them at home often. I’d rather much go out for happy hour at one of my spots and sips cocktails to my hearts content. For some reason I always fancy the cocktails with the slighter ruder names. Ones I’m not going to mention.

Golden Nun Party Cocktail My golden nun cocktail is all about the festivities. Indulgence, elegance with a little celebration, dusted with a little gold sparkle. The wine used for this golden nun cocktail is a beautiful crisp sparkling wine from Blue Nun. Now that may not seem very indulgent or special, but this wine has little flecks of gold dancing around the the glass. Now were talking indulgence. Drinking gold! There is no better way to kick off the celebrations.
Golden Nun Cocktail- oh so sweet bakerI’ve paired Blue Nun’s sparkling gold wine with crisp fruity notes of grape and pear juice and a splash of Poire William. To jazz up the glass, I’ve adorned it with a gold rim, which is so easy to achieve, yet so effective. The directions for that are also included. Blue Nun Sparkling Gold is available to buy from Rhythm & Booze stores nationwide, or on-line from www.drinksdirect.co.uk  orwww.thedrinkshop.com priced at under £10 for a 75cl bottle.   Or priced at £2.25 for the mini 200ml bottles, available in ASDA stores nationwide.

Golden Nun Cocktail
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Recipe type: Cocktail, Drink
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Yields: 1
 
Ingredients
For the frozen grapes…
  • 2 grapes per cocktail
For the gold rim…
  • 2 tbsp caster sugar
  • Tiny amount of gold lustre dust
  • Pinch of edible gold glitter
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
For the cocktail…
Instructions
For the frozen grapes…
  1. Place the grapes in the freezer and freeze till frozen.
For the sugar rim…
  1. Combine the sugar with the glitter and dust on a plate.
  2. Place the lemon juice on a plate and dip the rim of each glass into the juice then sugar.
For the cocktail…
  1. Combine the Poire William with the grape juice in a cocktail shaker/or in a glass.
  2. Top up with the sparkling wine and add the grapes
Oh So Sweet Baker’s Notes
- To make this cocktail for a group. Times the recipe by the amount of people and combine in a cocktail shaker. Divide by the glasses, then individually top up with the wine.
- It is best to dip the rim of the glass right before serving
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5 Responses to “Golden Nun Cocktail”

  1. Rayna says:

    Woow! Drinking gold! Loving the sound of that!

  2. Lerisha says:

    I love your blog. It is very inspiring, and has helped me make some lovely cupcakes and cookies. Do you do more dinner recipes? Your pork belly with mac and cheese looked lovely. I wanted to make some ribs with home made sweet bbq sauce.

    • Oh So Sweet Baker says:

      Awwww thank you. I’m glad you enjoy the recipes. Hopefully I’ll do some more savoury recipes soon and a BBQ rib recipe is on my list! x

  3. Debbie Faulton says:

    I love blue nun wine but this with the gold flakes is very fancy. I like idea of using frozen grapes to chill the grapes dwon

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