Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day with your sweetheart, your family or your best group of pals, why not toast to your nearest and dearest with a lovely cocktail? From sweet rosé concoctions to spicy margaritas, there are so many cocktails to sample. If you’re looking for a beverage that will sweep you off your feet, here are five Valentine’s Day cocktail recipes to sip in style!
1. Three-ingredient Valentine’s Day lemonade rosé fizz
You only need three ingredients for this pretty pink cocktail. First, pop a bottle of your favorite rosé. Then pour it into a shaker filled with ice, pink lemonade and vodka. Once shaken, strain the mix into a glass rimmed with sugar. For a finishing touch, garnish with a strawberry slice on the edge of the glass.
2. Valentine’s Day ‘pink’ Russian
This simple cocktail puts a flirty twist on the traditional white Russian. Begin by adding espresso, vodka, coffee liqueur and ice to a pitcher. Then stir. Pour the mix into a wine glass filled with ice, and top with a frothy blend of heavy cream and tart cherry juice. Garnish with a few dried rose petals and enjoy!
3. Valentine’s Day raspberry cosmopolitan
For a cocktail that’s love at first sip, look no further than this raspberry cosmopolitan. Start by combining raspberry vodka, cranberry juice, orange liqueur and lemon juice. Shake with ice, then strain the mix into a martini glass rimmed with candy hearts.
4. Valentine’s Day red devil spicy margarita
Add a little fire to this year’s Valentine’s Day with a spicy margarita! This cocktail features a blend of muddled diced jalapeños and tequila followed by a mix of blood orange juice and lime juice. Garnish with two chilis on the rim of the glass to create the margarita’s horns.
5. Valentine’s Day pomegranate gimlet
Add some sparkle to your Valentine’s Day with this glittery gimlet. Begin by adding ice, lime juice, pomegranate juice, simple syrup and gin to a pitcher. Once stirred, pour into a chilled coupe glass. Add some cotton candy and edible glitter before garnishing with a dried orange slice and edible rose petals.
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