Sure, a glass of wine or a beer is a nice way to unwind – but every now and then, you deserve a happy hour that's a little more...hmmm. What's the word? Refined! Kelly Sparks of Queen Bee Mixology is graciously sharing a new cocktail with us every week, just in time for Happy Hour. Queen Bee is raising the bar for cocktails made at home with recipes that are both easy – and delicious! Want more? Connect with Queen Bee Mixology on social media for extra recipes and behind-the-scenes content. Please drink responsibly.
The Violet Blue Empress, a Queen Bee original, is a fabulous dessert cocktail bringing the beautiful, hand-crafted Empress 1908 Gin together with violet flower flavored liqueur and cream — an exciting taste sensation reminiscent of an ice cream float with a distinct kick of pizzazz!
- 1-1/2 oz. Empress 1908 Gin
- 1/2 oz. Crème de Violette liqueur
- 1/4 oz. simple syrup
- 1/4 oz. heavy cream
- Whipped cream
- Edible flowers
HOW TO MAKE IT
- In a cocktail shaker, combine the ingredients and shake well
- Double strain into a cocktail glass
- Top with whipped cream and fresh edible flowers