Conjure up this Green Wicked Witch Cocktail for your coven for Halloween and you’ll be cackling with delight! Vodka, Midori, and Blue Curaçao go into this bright green concoction that is topped off with a cherry – it’s wicked!
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Green Wicked Witch Cocktail
The full ingredients list and instructions are found in the printable recipe card at the end of this post. I highly recommend reading the blog post all the way through so that you don’t miss any tips or substitution suggestions and to ensure that you have all the ingredients and equipment required as well as understand the steps and timings involved.
Think of all the famous witches in the world, which one stands out as the most wicked? It has to be the Wicked Witch of the West right? Well this cocktail is homage to her!
If you have seen the stage show Wicked, you will know of course that she wasn’t always that way…
So if you’re throwing a Wicked themed party for Halloween, or just need an awesome signature cocktail to serve at your spooky soiree, this Green Wicked Witch Cocktail is it!
The green drink gets its color from the various liquors included in the mix – but you can deepen the green with some green food coloring if you so wish.
For an additional magical touch, some silver cake shimmer (lustre dust) goes into it too – spellbinding!
Ingredients Used In This Cocktail
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This cocktail is shaken, but don’t worry if you don’t have a cocktail shaker, you could just use a container with a tight-fitting lid – like a mason jar or even the cup on a blender or smoothie maker.
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Green Wicked Witch Variations
I like to try and give variations on the cocktails shared on The Purple Pumpkin Blog, and especially turning the cocktail into a mocktail so that non-drinkers (and kids if suitable) can enjoy the drink too!
Virgin Green Wicked Witch Mocktail (non-alcoholic)
So that non-drinkers can enjoy a glass of this wicked drink, we can make a few changes. The first being removing the alcohol of course.
For kids, mix equal parts orange juice and lemon lime soda with some green food coloring and silver cake shimmer. Serve over ice with a cherry.
I love the Monin brand of syrups as there are lots of flavors and they are a very versatile ingredient that can be used in cocktails, mocktails, coffee, cocoa, shakes, smoothies, and more.
To make a Green Wicked Witch Mocktail, follow the recipe card, but replace the alcoholic elements with the syrups suggested above.
I haven’t made the mocktail version, so I recommend adding the syrups to taste as they may add a sweetness that you may not necessarily get from alcoholic liqueurs.
Frozen Green Wicked Witch Slush
Want to turn this beverage into a frozen slushie? Easy! Put all the ingredients in a blender with a generous amount of crushed ice – then blend till smooth. Serve with a straw, and watch out for brain freeze! You could do the same with the mocktail version too.
Green Wicked Witch Party Punch
Want to make this green cocktail for a crowd? It’s so easy! Here’s how to do it!
As long as you use the same measuring container (glass, cup, jug, etc.,) for the “1 part”, the ratios will be correct and you can make as much as you need to.
Make sure you add plenty of ice to your serving receptacle of choice to keep the cocktail chilled. Add cherries in there too.
You could also skewer the fruit onto Halloween cocktail picks for guests to garnish their glasses of drink.
Speaking of which, place cocktail glasses in the bar/serving area along with a filled ice bucket, straws, stirrers, and cocktail decorations if suitable!
To make a big batch of Green Wicked Witch Party Punch, mix together:
- 3 parts Vodka
- 1 part Midori
- 1 part Blue Curaçao
- 6 parts Orange Juice
- 6 parts Lemon-Lime Soda
- Silver Cake Shimmer – enough to make the drink shimmer!
This cocktail recipe is intended for adults of legal drinking age in your country of residence. Please drink responsibly. Do not drink and drive.
How Do I Make a Green Wicked Witch Cocktail?
Just check out the recipe card below with full ingredients and instructions. You can print the card out too (don’t worry, any pics don’t print to save your ink!).
- 3 oz Vodka
- 1 oz Midori Melon Liqueur
- 1 oz Blue Curacao
- 6 oz Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice
- 6 oz Lemon-Lime Soda
- 2 tsp Silver Cake Shimmer Dust
- Maraschino Cherries, to garnish
- Place all the ingredients (except the cherries) into a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
- Shake well till combined.
- Pour into glasses filled with ice and garnish with maraschino cherries.
You can add extra cake shimmer if you like. If you want a more green cocktail, add a drop of green food coloring and stir well.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 2 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 269Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 4mgSodium: 26mgCarbohydrates: 29gFiber: 0gSugar: 27gProtein: 1g
This site uses Nutritionix to provide estimated nutrition. Nutritional information is always approximate and will depend on the quality of ingredients used and serving sizes. If you need exact calories and macros, please do your own calculations.
Make It A Meal!
The beverage is covered, but what about other dishes to make this recipe into a full meal? Here are my suggestions!
- Appetizer: Jalapeño Popper Mummies Recipe
- Main Dish: Mummy Meatballs
- Dessert: Witches Shortbread Fingers
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