Super Fat Tuesday Cocktail Recipes

Super Fat Tuesday Cocktail Recipes

Not only is it Super Tuesday, it’s Fat Tuesday as well. So, after you’ve voted, how about making one of these cocktails to celebrate Mardi Gras, which you can sip while watching the returns?


New Orleans Fizz (aka Ramos Gin Fizz)

  • 2 oz gin
  • ½ oz fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp confectioners sugar
  • 2 oz cream or half and half
  • 2 drops orange flower water

Shake all ingredients in shaker with ice. Strain into collins glass.

New Orleans Hurricane

  • ½ cup ice
  • 2 oz light rum
  • 2 oz passion fruit flavored syrup
  • 1 cup Sprite or 7-Up
  • 1 oz lime juice
  • 1 oz 151

Put all liquid ingredients–EXCEPT the 151–into shaker. Shake well and pour into hurricane glass. ‘Float’ the 151 on top of the drink.

New Orleans Hand Grenade

  • 1 part gin
  • 1 part grain alcohol
  • 1 part melon liqueur
  • 1 part rum
  • 1 part vodka

Mix all together. Add water, ice and even sugar for desired taste. Yeah, one of these and you might not give a rip about delegates.

And for a non-alcoholic alternative....

New Orleans Buck

  • 1 and ½ oz pineapple juice
  • 3/4 oz fresh lime juice
  • 2 oz chilled ginger beer
  • 1 piece of candied ginger
  • 1 slice of lime

Fill highball glass with ice and add all liquid ingredients. Garnish with ginger and lime slice.

For more drink recipes, go here, here, here and here.  Photo credit: Expat4Cebu via flickr.


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