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Swamp Water Surprise


Cocktail Glass

Glass Guide- Cocktail Glass

Get a little creepy with this swampy cocktail that is perfect for a Halloween party. The optional "surprise" is a plasma-like substance made of spiked Jell-O that floats on top of the murky-colored liquid. Add a handful of green and brown straws and plastic frogs or other creepy crawlers to complete the Swamp Water atmosphere.

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Total Time: 3 minutes

Yield: 1 Cocktail



  1. Pour the rum, blue curaçao and juices into a cocktail shaker with ice.
  2. Shake well.
  3. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

The Surprise: (optional)
Prepare ahead of time so that it's ready when you've finished shaking the Swamp Water.

  1. Dissolve the Jell-O in boiling water.
  2. Add the vodka and set it in the freezer.
  3. Just before the Jell-O gels up, whip it with a whisk.
  4. Let it set for at least 5 minutes.
  5. Carefully spoon The Surprise into the glass of Swamp Water.

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