Dita Von Teese's Cointreau Cocktail Recipes (Access Hollywood Live)

Dita Von Teese arrives for the performance of her "Be Cointreauversial" show in Sydney, Australia, on September 16, 2010 Dita Von Teese arrives for the performance of her "Be Cointreauversial" show in Sydney, Australia, on September 16, 2010

Modern burlesque star Dita Von Teese, a paid spokesperson for Cointreau, stopped by Access Hollywood Live to make some of her favorite cocktails. Dita also spoke about the launch of Cointreau’s Poolside Soirees Fridays (through August 24h) at The Beverly Hills Hotel in celebration of the iconic hotel’s 100th anniversary.

Here are the recipes from today’s show…

COINTREAU MARGADITA:

1 oz Cointreau

1 oz Silver Tequila

1 oz Fresh Lime Juice

1/2 oz Monin Rose Syrup

1 pinch Chipotle Spice

Mix all ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously and pour into a chilled coup glass. Garnish with floating rose petals. For an added kick, add a chipotle and salt rim.

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COINTREAUPOLITAN:

Pour into a shaker with ice:

1.5 fl oz Cointreau

1 fl oz Cranberry juice

3/4 oz. Lemon juice

Shake and strain into a martini glass. Enjoy! The bartender’s tip: add the orange zest to your drink.

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SIDE CAR:

1 oz Cointreau

1.5 oz Remy Martin VSOP Cognac

.5 oz lemon juice

Shake with ice and strain into a chilled sugar rimmed Martini glass.