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If I'm being totally honest, I have to admit that I hacked this idea for an Easter-candy cocktail from my colleague. She created a beautiful conversation-heart martini around Valentine's Day, and it planted a seed of an idea—a bean of an idea, if you will, in my brain.

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Creating The Jellybeantini: A Super-Sweet Easter Cocktail

The thing is: vodka is not my jam. I make the occasional exception, but, generally, I don't mix up vodka drink—unless, of course, I'm serving them to friends. But infusing my own vodka with jelly beans sounded sorted fun—like a science project that results in a candy-coated booze-filled celebration... What's not to like?!

Jellybeantini Ingredients

  • Vodka (nothing expensive)
  • Jellybeans
  • Simple Syrup (optional)
  • Whipped Cream
  • Mason jar (for infusing flavors)

Jellybeantini Infusion Directions

  1. To begin, separate jellybeans by color (I just used the pinks and purples).
  2. Put your jellybean piles into individual mason jars. 
  3. Poured vodka (any old generic type is fine) into mason jar and let concoctions sit for a few hours.
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Jellybeantini Recipe

Once I was ready to get the flavorful fun started, I strained my pink vodka into a glass, and added a healthy splash of strawberry-flavored sparkling water. Then I just decorated my martini rim with a few jellybeans, and voilá, the JellyBeantini was born!

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  1. Strained colored vodka into a glass (there's little pieces of jellybean residue that remain—so if this bothers you, use a cheesecloth)
  2. Add a healthy splash of strawberry-flavored sparkling water. 
  3. Add simple syrup (optional). 
  4. Top with whipped cream and decorate martini rim with a few jellybeans
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I've got to say the super sugary sweetness of the jellybeans made my cheap vodka much more tolerable. In fact, I actually enjoyed this drink. It's a cute and colorful option for a boozy weekend brunch. (Yes, I'll be slurping this Saturday Sip well into Sunday!) Have a happy Easter!

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The jellybeantini cocktails recipe

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