2016 seems to be the year of La Croix and odds are you have some stashed in your fridge right at this very moment. Fans are so obsessed with the fizzy beverage, there are even Halloween DIY costumes inspired by the drink! With all the buzz over La Croix sparkling water, you can’t beat this next Halloween cocktail using, La Croix Berry. It’s perfect for a crowd.
TIP: We used plastic skeleton hands for picks, but for an even creepier affect, try baby doll parts or plastic fingers.
(Makes about 8 servings)
- 1½ cups silver rum
- ½ cup blackberry puree
- 1 cup orange juice
- 1 cup pineapple juice
- ½ cup fresh lemon juice
- ½ cup simple syrup*
- 1 can La Croix Berry Sparkling water
Garnish: blue curacao for floating, plastic skeleton hand picks
Measure rum, puree, juices, lemon and simple syrup into a pitcher. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Right before serving, add La Croix Berry sparkling water to the punch. Serve over ice in goblets. Float with a splash of blue curacao. Garnish with creepy hands.
*To make Simple Syrup: combine 1 cup boiling water with 1 cup sugar. Stir until sugar is completely dissolved. Cool and store refrigerated for up to 2 weeks.
Kathy Casey is a chef, mixologist, and is known as the Original Bar Chef. Her newest book is D’Llish Deviled Eggs, which is a great accompaniment to any cocktail. Follow Kathy Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. For more great cocktail recipes, visit www.LiquidKitchen.com.