Patriotic 4th of July Cocktail Glitter Recipe

Fourth of July is almost here, so its the perfect time to make fun, glittery, shimmery and patriotic drinks for your 4th of July party!

Today we are going to make a fun, layered, patriotic and glittery cocktail drink! A quick fun fact that will help get you started, the liquid with the highest sugar content needs to be at the bottom of the drink, then layered in order of their sugar content. There is also a trick to gently pouring each layer so they stay separate.


  • Red, White & Blue beverage glitter - click here
  • 1 oz grenadine
  • 3 oz lemonade
  • 1 oz vodka
  • 1 oz blue curacao
  • ice


Add grenadine to a glass then fill with ice
In a shaker, shake lemonade and vodka then gently pour the mixture over the back of a spoon into the glass creating the white layer of the drink. 
Cascade blue curacao over the back of a spoon to make the final blue layer.

Nutrition Information

Yield: 1
Serving Size: 1

Amount Per Serving

Calories: 178 Total Fat: 0g Saturated Fat: 0g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 12mg Carbohydrates: 29g Fiber: 0g Sugar: 22g Protein: 0g

Directions & Instructions

Start with grenadine at the bottom, then fill the glass with ice. Check out the picture below & lets get started!

Patriotic 4th of July Glittery Cocktail Recipe |

Next, shake lemonade and vodka in a shaker like this one to make the white layer. The key to getting the white layer to sit on top of the red layer is to gently pour the mixture over the back of a spoon.

Patriotic 4th of July Glittery Cocktail Recipe |

For the next step, you will want to use the same technique to add blue curacao for the final layer. It’s helpful to use a measuring cup with a spout instead of a shot glass.

Patriotic 4th of July Glittery Cocktail Recipe |

This patriotic red, white and blue layered cocktail is a nice mix of sweet and tart and will look amazing at your summer party. Lastly, add our red, white or blue glitters to your different cocktail creations & WOW your guests and customers!

We hope you had fun learning to make these fun, layered and glittery cocktail drinks! Enjoy your 4th of July, be safe and glitter on!

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