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Spice Up Your Valentine’s Day Drinks With Red Hots Candy

Spice Up Your Valentine’s Day Drinks With Red Hots CandyHaving a Valentine’s Day themed drink is such a fun way to celebrate a love-filled day. Whether you’re hosting a Valentine’s Day party, making a drink for your significant other, or aren’t quite old enough to have a martini yet, all of us here in the BlairCandy.com kitchens have whipped up the perfect Valentine’s Day drink recipes for you! Even more fun – they share the common thread of having zesty Red Hots Candy (also known as Cinnamon Imperials) in each of them.

Valentine’s Day Party Drinks

Punch-type drinks are always a big hit at parties and help you save on the cost of buying ingredients for a variety of drinks. Make six cups of “Passion Punch” by adding two cups of water and two cups of cranberry juice cocktail into a large pitcher. Stir in two cups of chilled champagne. Add raspberries and strawberries into six glasses, along with a few Red Hots candy, and pour the Passion Punch into each glass!

Valentine’s Day Drinks For Your Love

Having your significant other over for a few martinis on Valentine’s Day? Make a Rose Martini! For about four martinis, simply combine a half cup water and two tablespoons sugar in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, then simmer and continue stirring until the sugar completely disappears. Allow the mixture to cool a bit. Then, add three and a half cups vodka, four teaspoons lime juice, and a half teaspoon rose water into the mixture, continuing to stir. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice cubes, add some of the martini mixture, and shake. Add a few Red Hots candy to each martini glass, and strain the martini shaker mixture into the glasses for a really fun looking drink!

Valentine’s Day Hot Apple Cider

You can still enjoy a spectacular Valentine’s Day beverage even if you’re not 21! Add a few cups of apple cider to a saucepan, combined with a bit of cinnamon, cloves, raspberries, and oh, some Red Hots candy, of course! Warm the mixture over medium heat for five to ten minutes. Pour the spicy hot apple cider into mugs, and add a cinnamon stick or peppermint candies if you’d like, and enjoy!

Red Hots Candy, or Cinnamon Imperials, aren’t just perfect for adding some spice to your Valentine’s Day candy, but also for adding a bit of zing to your Valentine’s Day drink recipes! Think creatively – you can add them to just about any Valentine’s Day drink. Have fun testing out your Valentine’s drink ideas using Red Hots candy!
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