Scary Caesar on a white background with skulls and spiders by Champagne and Sugarplums
Halloween

Scary Caesar Cocktails

The Caesar cocktail is a Canadian favourite any time of the year, but we decided to give it a frightful twist for Halloween. Scary Caesar Cocktail’s are similar to Bloody Mary’s, using Clamato juice in place of tomato, also just like a Bloody Mary, you can add your favourite flavours and garnishes to suit your taste. We used cocktail onions to create creepy Halloween eyeballs! We hope you enjoy this Halloween drink idea this season!

Scary Caesar cocktail on a white background by Champagne and Sugarplums

This terrifying recipe has a spicy kick thanks to a mix of horseradish and hot sauce, and the onion eyeball stir stick ups the flavour and also the scare factor! But black vodka is the key to the Halloween vibe of this cocktail. There are a few brands of black vodka our there, and you should be able to find one at your local liquor store – especially after fall starts.

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Scary Caesar cocktail on a white background by Champagne and Sugarplums

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What You’ll Need:
  • Clamato
  • Black vodka
  • Horseradish
  • Spices
  • Lemon juice
  • Hot sauce
  • Worcestershire sauce
  • Ice stones
  • Mini skewers
  • Cocktail onions
  • Cocktail shaker
  • Food colouring
  • Toothpicks

All of the ingredients needed to make a scary Caesar on a white background by Champagne and Sugarplums

Scary Caesar Cocktails

Adding ingredients of a tomato based cocktail to a shaker on a white background by Champagne and Sugarplums

Pour the clamato juice into a cocktail shaker,

Adding spices and ingredients to a tomato based cocktail in a shaker on a white background by Champagne and Sugarplums

and then add the seasonings and spices.

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Cocktail shaker on a white background by Champagne and Sugarplums

Put the lid on the shaker and mix thoroughly.

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Add some ice (or ice stones if you prefer) to the bottom of a glass.

Collage of how to pour black vodka into a layered cocktail by Champagne and Sugarplums

Add the black vodka. To make the layering effect, use the back of spoon to gently pour the vodka so it settles nicely on top of the clamato juice.

Cocktail onions in a white bowl by Champagne and Sugarplums

Cocktail onions on a mini skewer by Champagne and Sugarplums

Thread three or four cocktail onions onto a mini skewer.

Using a toothpick to make onion eyeballs by Champagne and Sugarplums

And then use a toothpick to add dark circles (for pupils) and red squiggles to make eyeballs.

Onion eyeballs on a stir stick on a white background by Champagne and Sugarplums

Tip: Use some of the onion juice on top of the red food colouring to spread the colour for a blood-shot look.

Scary Caesar cocktail on a white background by Champagne and Sugarplums

Scary Caesar cocktail on a white background by Champagne and Sugarplums

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Scary Caesar cocktail on a white background by Champagne and Sugarplums

Scary Caesar cocktail on a white background by Champagne and Sugarplums

Scary Caesar cocktail on a white background by Champagne and Sugarplums

Scary Caesar cocktail on a white background by Champagne and Sugarplums
Scary Caesar on a white background with skulls and spiders by Champagne and Sugarplums

Scary Caesar Cocktails

The Caesar cocktail is a Canadian favourite anytime of the year, but we decided to give it a frightful twist for Halloween.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
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Total Time 5 mins
Course Cocktails
Cuisine Canadian
Servings 2 Drinks
Calories 200 kcal

Equipment

  • Cocktail shaker
  • Mini skewers
  • Cocktail glass

Ingredients
  

  • 1 Lemon wedge
  • 4 oz Black vodka
  • 8 oz Clamato
  • Tabasco sauce To taste
  • 2 tsp Horseradish
  • 3 dashes Worcestershire sauce
  • ¼ tsp Celery salt
  • ¼ tsp Black pepper
  • ¼ tsp Paprika
  • ¼ tsp Curry powder
  • Ice Or ice stones
  • 6-8 Cocktail onions
  • Food colouring Red and a dark colour

Instructions
 

  • Pour the clamato juice into a cocktail shaker.
  • Add the spices, hot sauce, Worcestershire sauce, the juice from a lemon wedge, and horseradish to the shaker.
  • Put the lid on the shaker and mix until thoroughly combined (about eight shakes).
  • Add ice or ice stones to a cocktail glass.
  • Pour mixed cocktail on top of the ice.
  • Thread three or four onions onto skewers.
  • Use a toothpick to dab food colouring onto the onions – creating a dark 'iris' in the centre.
  • Use a different toothpick to add red 'bloodshot' effects to the area around the 'iris'. Try using some of the pickle juice on top of the red dye to water is down and create a more organic look.
  • Add the eyeball garnish to your Scary Caesar and enjoy!
Keyword canadian, cocktail, halloween
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Cheers! If you’re looking for a frightful snack to serve with your Scary Caesar Cocktails, certainly check out our Creepy Quesadillas.

Happy Halloween from Champagne and Sugarplums