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Cast a Spell with This Black Magic Cocktail

Want to sip like a Sanderson sister this Halloween? In lieu of voodoo, cast a spell with this black magic cocktail from our friends at DrinksMadeEasy. Made with bright citrus and classic vodka, this colorful concoction is as refreshing as a spooky Screwdriver -- not to mention insanely simple to prepare, which makes it the perfect drink for theme parties of all kinds. 

Black Magic Cocktail


Yield: 1

INGREDIENTS:
  • ¼ cup ice
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • 1½ ounces vodka
  • 2 drops black food dye
  • ½ ounce Triple sec
  • Orange slices, to garnish
DIRECTIONS:
  • Pour the orange juice and Triple sec into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Cover, shake well, and strain into a glass filled halfway with ice. 
  • In a pint glass, add a drop of black food dye to the vodka. Stir well. 
  • Using the back of a spoon, slowly pour the black vodka into the cocktail glass so that it rests atop the orange juice and Triple sec.
  • Using a cotton swab, carefully paint the orange slices with black food dye, decorating as desired. Garnish and serve. 
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