Bombshells Cocktails

Jayne Manfield | Sophie Loren | Angelic Goddess | The Zombie | Martini | Tom Collins | Champagne Cocktail | Mae West | Marlene Dietrich | Jean Harlow
Lupe Velez | Mary Pickford | Greta Garbo

Jayne Mansfield Cocktail

2 oz vodka
1 ½ oz pineapple juice
¾ oz cream
¾ oz coconut cream
dash grenadine
crushed ice

Mix it all ingredients in blender. Serve in a tall glass, topped with maraschino cherries.
Virgin Version: Just leave out the vodka.

Sophia Loren

1 teaspoon vermouth
1 oz fresh-squeezed blood-orange juice, or regular orange juice
2 oz gin
½ oz Campari
2 tsp Cointreau

Swirl the vermouth around in a tall, thin glass to coat it, then toss out any extra. Shake everything else with ice in a blender, then pour over ice into the glass.

The Zombie

1 oz light rum
1 oz golden rum
1 oz Jamaican rum
1 oz over-proof rum
fresh lime juice
fresh passion-fruit juice
fresh pineapple juice
sugar syrup

Pour first three rums in cocktail shaker, add large dash of lime juice. Add two large dashes of juices, and a dash of sugar syrup to taste. Shake mixture and strain into highball glass filled with ice. Float over-proof rum on top and garnish with cherries, pineapple, orange slices or fancy party favors.

Films seen in:
Meet Me After The Show with Betty Grable

Angelic Goddess \ (who needs dessert?)

2 oz vanilla vodka
1 oz Kahlua
1/2 oz creme da cocao
half and half

Fill medium glass with ice, then pour first three ingredients over ice. Stir. Fill glass top top with half and half. Top with chocolate curls. Delicious.

Original recipe by Dawn Marie, Bombshells.Com


2 oz. Gin
1/2 oz. Vermouth

Stir over ice and serve on the rocks or Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a spear of olives,
Dry Martini: omit vermouth & garnish with a twist of lemon.Vodka may be substituted for a Vodka Martini.

Film seen in:
The Seven Year Itch
Breakfast at Tiffany’s
The Major & The Minor
The Thin Man

Tom Collins

2 oz gin
juice of half a lemon
1 Tablespoon powered sugar

Mix first three ingredients together, in a lo-ball cocktail glass, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Add ice and top off glass with soda. Garnish with an orange slice and cherry.

Film seen in:
The Seven Year Itch

“Come quickly! I am tasting stars!” – Dom Perignon (1638-1714) upon tasting his first sip of champagne.A required and favorite drink of all Bombshells. It’s fizzy, bubbly and never distasteful. Champagne is always right, regardless of the time of day.

Seen in Marilyn Monroe’s film, “The Seven Year Itch.” Jayne Mansfield used to bathe twice a week in pink champagne as an “ego boost.” Marilyn’s favorite beverage was Dom Perignon 1953 and Brigitte Bardot once told a reporter about the reviving properties champagne had for fatigue. Champagne was also drunk by Lola Lola (Marlene Dietrich in The Blue Angel.
And our favorite quote from Dorothy Parker: “Three be the things I shall never attain: envy, content and sufficient champagne.”

Chocolate Martini
(A favorite at!)

1 oz. Vanilla Vodka
1 oz. White Creme de Cacoa Hershey’s Hug or Kiss

Shake with ice, Strain and serve up in a chilled cocktail glass rimmed with sugared cocoa powder or hot chocolate mix. Place hug point up in the bottom of glass last.

Mae West Cocktail

Yolk of 1 egg
1 tsp. Powdered Sugar
1 Glass Brandy

Shake well and strain into a medium sized glass. Top with a dash of Cayenne Pepper.

Marlene Dietrich Cocktail

3/4 Wineglass Rye or Canadian Whisky
2 Dashes Angostura Bitters
2 Dashes Curacao

Shake well and strain into a wineglass. Squeeze orange and lemon peel on top.

Garbo Gargle Cocktail

1 Dash Creme de Menthe
1/4 Orange Juice
1/4 Grenadine
1/4 French Vermouth
1/4 Brandy

Shake well and strain into a medium sized glass. Top with a splash of Port Wine.

Ginger Rogers Cocktail

1/3 French Vermouth
1/3 Dry Gin
1/3 Apricot Brandy
4 Dashes Lemon Juice

Shake well and strain into a cocktail glass.

Jean Harlow Cocktail

1/2 Bacardi Rum
1/2 Italian Vermouth
Peel of Lemon or piece of lemon

Shake and strain into a cocktail glass.

Lupe Velez Cocktail

(serves 6)
3 Glasses Jamaica Rum
1 1/2 Glass Kummel
1 1/2 Orange Juice
1 Dash Pimento Dram

Shake carefully and serve whilst frothing.

Mary Pickford Cocktail

1/2 Bacardi Rum
1/2 Pineapple Juice
1 tsp. Grenadine
6 Drops Maraschino

Shake well and strain into a cocktail glass.

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