Classic Bloody Mary Cocktail Recipe
A Bloody Mary is the quintessential brunch beverage and for many, no brunch is complete without a Bloody Mary. This is a simple classic recipe for a Bloody Mary.
Or try a Spicy Cajun Bloody Mary is a spicy adaptation on the classic. Topped with shrimp, cornichons, and blue cheese stuffed Tabasco marinated olives.
Classic Bloody Mary Cocktail
Pepper-infused and Citron Vodkas come together with spicy tomato juice to create one of the best-ever bloody Mary cocktails.
For Bloody Mary
- 4 cups chilled tomato juice
- 1/2 cup chilled pepper-infused vodka
- 1/2 cup chilled citron vodka
- 1/4 cup prepared horseradish drained
- 2 T lemon
- 1 T Worcestershire Sauce
- 2 t Tabasco to taste
- 1/2 t celery salt
For Blue Cheese Stuffed Tabasco Olives
- 3 T Tabasco
- 18 Blue cheese stuffed olives
For Crispy Bacon Skewers
- 6 slices bacon
- 6 water soaked wood skewers
- 12 cornichon optional
- 18 Blue cheese stuffed Tabasco Soaked cocktail olives see note to make
- 6 cooked crispy bacon skewers
- 6 celery stalks with leaves attached
- 6 lemon wedges
- 12 skewers for garnish
For Cajun Bloody Marys
Stir all ingredients in a large pitcher until well blended.
Pour into 6 ice-filled beverage glasses.
For blue cheese stuffed Tabasco olives
Drain brine from a jar of blue cheese stuffed olives, reserve for other use.
Add Tabasco to olives.
Replace lid and shake to cover olives with Tabasco.
Refrigerate for at least an hour shaking occasionally to distribute Tabasco.
For Bacon Skewers
Preheat oven to 450 degrees
Thread bacon on skewers.
Place a wire rack on a parchment paper lined baking sheet. Place bacon skewers on the rack.
Cook for 4 minutes and flip.
Cook an additional 4 minutes or until desired level of crispness.
For the Garnish
Make 6 bacon skewers
Make 6 skewers with 2 olives + 2 cornichon
Garnish each glass with 1 each - Olive skewer, bacon skewer, and a celery stalk and lemon wedge.
Like it hot? Try the Ragin' Cajun extra spicy Bloody Mary.
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