If you’re looking to make a lasting impression on your guests, try whipping up some delightful and easy alcohol-infused cocktails. From fruity martinis to classic margaritas and more, this collection provides plenty of recipes for the perfect gathering!
Mojito Punch with Aperol and Lemon-Ginger Simple Syrup
This Mojito Punch is a delightful blend of Aperol and light citrus notes, balanced with a delicate lemon-ginger simple syrup to help mellow out the bitterness of Aperol. The combination creates a delightful punch with just the right amount of sweetness and complexity, perfect for any gathering!
Bourbon-Blueberry Mint Julep
For a flavorful twist on a traditional mint julep, this one combines bourbon and blueberries. To make it, muddle fresh blueberries at the bottom of your glass with a splash of simple syrup. Add mint leaves and top off with bourbon and soda, then garnish with an orange slice or mint sprig for extra color, flavor and garnish. Enjoy this herbal and fruity concoction!
Red Wine Sangria with Raspberries, Oranges, and Figs
This red wine sangria is bursting with flavor. Start by adding fresh raspberries, oranges, and figs to a large pitcher or bowl. Pour a bottle of red wine over the fruit and add just enough simple syrup and orange juice to sweeten the cocktail. Top off with brandy or flavored vodka for added depth of flavor, stirring gently until blended. Serve on ice and garnish with a few additional fresh raspberries, oranges, and figs for a beautiful presentation!
Pomegranate Rosemary Gin Tonic
Enjoy the zest of pomegranate and rosemary in this gin tonic! Combine equal parts gin, simple syrup, and pomegranate juice in a shaker. Add a few sprigs of rosemary and fill with ice. Shake until completely chilled, then double strain into your glass filled with ice. Top off with tonic water and garnish with a lime wedge and extra rosemary sprig. This refreshing drink is sure to be a hit at every gathering!
Summer Daquiri with Mango Rum and Coconut Liqueur
This delicious summer daiquiri combines the tartness of lime and mango rum with creamy coconut liqueur! Start by combining 2 ounces of mango rum, 1 ounce of coconut liqueur, 2 tablespoons of fresh lime juice, and one teaspoon of simple syrup in a shaker. Add a few cubes of ice and shake until chilled. Strain into a prepared glass over crushed iced and garnish with a thin slice of mango as the finishing touch. Enjoy this exotic and well-balanced drink!