Saturday, 25 September 2010

Practical Magic Party Post

Apologies for the lateness, I had designed something for my magical visitors but it refused to upload (gremlins) so I have included recipes for some uplifting coctails instead, for Adults Only of course.... except the Cinderella, which is just a refreshing fruit mix.. Linda :)

Hell Bender
1 measure of Gin
3/4 msr of Cherry Vodka
1/2 measure of Sloe Gin
2/3 measure Passion fruit juice
1 teaspoon of Caster Sugar
3 ,1/2 msr Lemonade
Shake and strain into an ice filled glass,then top up with lemonade
1, 1/2 msr of White Rum
1 ,1/2 msr madarin or orange juice
1, 1/2 msr grapefruit juice
1/2 to 1 tsp caster sugar (fine sugar)
Shake and strain into an ice filled glass
This one below is my own favourite concoction, quite sweet 3 or 4 and you should feel Happy
Noo's Black Ice
2 msr white Vodka
1 msr Tia Maria
4 msr Cocoa Cola
Poured over 2 cubes of ice

and a non spirits cocktail...
a Cinderella.
2 msrs Orange Juice
2 msrs Pineapple juice,
1 msr Lemonjuice
1/2msr lemon syrup
shake and strain into ice filled glass and top up with a splash of soda water and a slice of lemon.


  1. Oh wonderful post....Hellbender..LOL I will bet! Sending breakfast brownies your way!
    Pyewackett has always been one of my very favorite names for a your blog! Pop on by my party too!
    Blessings, Sarah

  2. Great Practical Magic post :-) Kat

  3. Great post! I had a time with some of my photos! But am enjoying visiting all the fun posts!

  4. happy PM day! pyawacket was my most beloved cats name!

  5. I guess I rather have a glass of orange juice, but a great party post nonetheless! :)

    -- Birgit

  6. Thanks for sharing your recipe with us!!! Can't wait to try it..preferably around midnight!! ;D

  7. Lovely receipts! Will save for a cool fall day!

    Happy Partying!


  8. Ah those pesky gremlins :P But thanks so much for the fab cocktail recipes, lol, they would certainly get me dancing at midnight :D

  9. I do so hope you'll bring a batch when you stop by for more PM fun!

  10. Great post... thanks for sharing the recipes.

  11. Love the recipes Linda..especially like Sarah..The Hellbender LOL


  12. Oh, how I wish I could still drink these! They look sooo good! Unfortunately just a small glass of dry wine once a week is all I can drink anymore :(

  13. thanks for sharing... a good drink goes well with the party....

    sorry about the gremlins

  14. Fabulous Practical Magic party post! :)

    If you have not already done so, please come and visit with me:


  15. Darn those gremlins! But...cocktails are good!
    I love your blog discription...I agree with you...they would benefited from a good dunking, or pressing.
    have a wonderful day!!!!

  16. Thanks so much for having me over to your blog party and for the recipes! I had a great time and I hope you'll visit me, too!

  17. What a wonderful post! I can't wait to try those potions! I hope you'll come "fly" over to my blog and see what I have been brewing!

  18. Wonderful party post! Awesome recipes!! Brightest Blessings!

  19. Great recipes...Will defiantly try them. Thank you for sharing. Please visit me:

  20. Flying through for the Practical Magic Blog Party! ~Blessings~

  21. The first time I heard the name Pyewackett was in a film about a Witch( Kim Novak) who fell in love with a mortal(Jack Lemon) and Pyewackett was her pet cat , since then I have always loved the name. Your blog and art work is just beautiful. I adore the link to Poe's site of your crow….magical! Will return for a longer visit. Thanks for the hospitality.


  22. Wonderful party post.
    I am looking forward to trying some of those potions out this weekend.
    Thank you so much for sharing.

    Brightest Blessings,

  23. I could use a cocktail! Great names these have! Magical Post -We are still flying around looking at the 200 some odd parties, havent yet made them all! - what fun! Ours will still be up at ! Practical Magic - How To Make A Magic Wand

  24. Must stock my bar and try a few of these recipes... that'll be a hell of a night! Love your blog. I will be back!

  25. p.s. nice music selection too! :)