Easter Cocktails Ideas


Many people think Easter is a holiday solely for kids and why wouldn’t they? Easter is all about the Easter bunny. Egg hunts and baskets of candy-but we are here to give you a new reason to celebrate! For adults, an easter cocktail party is the right way to go! All you need is a festive attitude, and some cocktail creating magic. Here for you some Easter Cocktails Ideas.

With the pandemic affecting life as we have always known it, a drink or two on a holiday is just what you need to unwind! Although our Easter celebrations will have to be socially distant this year, there is nothing wrong with throwing a virtual cocktail party! So what if you can’t get professional mixologists like you usually would, we will give you all the recipes you need to become an expert!

All you have to do is plan which concoctions you want to try first, include your friends, and make it a party! For those who are helplessly lost when it comes to cocktails, you can take our Virtual Cocktail Masterclass. We will mail you all the ingredients and equipment necessary and help you through the process step by step! It does not get any easier than that! 

So stock up on those ingredients and garnishes, here are our favourite easter cocktail recipes that are sure to impress! Happy Easter!

Easter Cocktails Ideas

White Rabbit Cocktail

Even the name is festive! This gin-based cocktail is an Easter essential and the first of our Easter Cocktails Ideas.

Ingredients:

  • Gin 25ml
  • Amaretto 25ml
  • Double cream 50ml
  • Lemon curd (1 teaspoon)
  • Vanilla paste (¼ teaspoon)
  • Ice (handful)

Directions:

  • In a cocktail shaker, add the gin, amaretto, vanilla paste, lemon curd, and ice. 
  • Shake until the shaker gets cold. 
  • Strain the cold mixture into two cocktail glasses and serve with garnish! 

Tip: use edible flowers to garnish! It gives it that wow factor!

 

Blueberry Lemon Ginger Fizz

Calling all blueberry lovers! This drink is a magical potion that will tingle all your taste buds!

Ingredients:

  • Lemon (single)
  • Ginger beer (2 bottles)
  • Sugar (2 teaspoons) 
  • Fresh ginger (2 teaspoons) 
  • Blueberries (2 cups)
  • Mint (few sprigs)
  • Vodka 150ml

Directions: 

  • In a mixer, add your blueberries, sugar, ginger, and a wedge of lemon. Mix well. 
  • The vodka base for this drink should be made in two batches, adding half the vodka to a shaker containing ⅓ cup of the blueberry mix as well as chopped mint. Add ice and shake!
  • Use a funnel to pour into a bottle. Add in some lemon wedges, blueberries, and some mint to the bottle. Repeat the process with a second shaker. 
  • Now you have a fruity vodka mix to which you add the ginger beer. 
  • Pour your cocktail over ice cubes in glasses of your choice (we recommend wine glasses), and enjoy! 

Tip: The night before you plan on serving, freeze some ice cubes with some lemon, blueberry, and mint. It will add the perfect finesse to your cocktails!

Mini Egg Martini

Would it even be an Easter cocktail without a chocolate-based drink? We think not! Let’s move on to how you can make this and what you’ll need. Probably the most original of our Easter Cocktails ideas recipe 

Ingredients:  

  • Cadbury’s Mini Eggs 25g (or any other preferred brand of chocolate eggs) 
  • Honey (1 teaspoon)
  • Vodka 25ml
  • Creme de cacao 12,5ml
  • Baileys 12.5ml
  • Ice 

 Directions:

  • Using a pestle and mortar, crush the mini eggs. Place on a plate.
  • Brush the rim of a martini glass with honey, then dip the rim into the crushed eggs. Your serving glass is prepared. 
  • In a cocktail shaker, add the vodka, Baileys, Creme de cacao, and a handful of ice. Shake until the outside of the shaker starts feeling cold.
  • Strain this mixture into your prepared glass and sip away! 

Tip: Place the prepared glasses in the fridge until serving time so that the chocolate doesn’t melt!

 

Orange Blossom Bellinis

A drink that brings all the freshness of oranges jam-packed with a powerful punch, this recipe is sure to be a hit!

Ingredients: 

  • Chilled blood orange juice (175 ml)
  • Orange blossom water (1 tablespoon)
  • Chilled champagne 
  • Olives and salted almonds (optional)

Directions:

  • Mix the orange juice and orange blossom water.
  • Divide the mixture into 6 cocktail glasses. 
  • Top up with champagne.
  • Can be served with olives and salted almonds, but this is not necessary.

Tip: Don’t overdo the orange blossom water, just a little goes a long way!

 

Rhubarb Gin

A glorious drink for your glorious celebrations! Rhubarb gin is a perfect drink for the spring and summertime. 

Ingredients:

 

  • Pink rhubarb stalks (1 kg) 
  • Caster sugar (400g) 
  • Gin (800ml)

Directions: 

  • After washing the rhubarb stalks, trim stalks, discarding the base and leaves. Cut all stalks into 3cm lengths. 
  • Place these cut stalks in a jar with sugar. Shake well and leave overnight. 
  • After one full day (24 hours), add gin to the jar and shake well. Leave for about 4 weeks.
  • Serve into glasses using a ladle straight from the jar or put in a bottle using a sieve. Makes 2 litres. Enjoy!

 Tip: Use white sugar instead of brown. The brown sugar muddies the colour of the drink.  

Elderflower & Herb Cooler

A perfect spring cocktail if there ever was one! Learn its recipe below!

Ingredients:

  • Rosemary sprigs (2, leaves only) 
  • Thyme sprigs (2, leaves only)
  • Elderflower cordial (50ml)
  • Elderflower liqueur (150ml)
  • Edible flowers 
  • Gin (150 ml)
  • Ice 
  • Sparkling water (330 ml)

Directions: 

  • Place the herbs and flowers in an ice cube tray, fill with water and freeze until ready to use.
  • In a large jug, add the gin, elderflower cordial, elderflower liqueur, and a handful of ice. Mix well until the jug gets cold.
  • Strain into 4 champagne flutes or any tall glasses.
  • Finish with soda and prepared ice cubes, ready to serve!  

 

Tip: It is best to serve these immediately, so the taste is not compromised. 

Lillet Spritz

This is a new concoction that will give you the right balance of freshness and sweetness.

Ingredients:

  • Chilled Lillet blanc (1750 ml bottle)
  • Fresh orange juice (2 cups) 
  • Bottled and chilled prosecco (1750 ml bottle)
  • Edible flowers for garnishing purposes

Directions:

  • In a pitcher, combine Lillet blanc, fresh orange juice, and chilled prosecco. 
  • Serve in champagne glasses, garnish with edible flowers. 

Tip: Keep all the ingredients chilled beforehand. 

Blackberry Mojito

In the mood for blackberries but with a twist? Look no further. This recipe is sure to be your Easter favourite!  

Ingredients:

  • Blackberries (½ cup)
  • Mint leaves (handful)
  • Lime juice (2 limes)
  • Sugar (1 teaspoon)
  • Light rum (½ cup)
  • Crushed ice (as needed)
  • Club soda  (as needed)

Directions:

 

  • In a bowl, muddle the blackberries, and set them aside for use later. 
  • Take the mint leaves and place them at the bottom of your serving glasses. (use 2 glasses)
  • After dividing the blackberry mix in two, add each half into the two glasses.
  • Add rum, lime juice, and sugar to the glasses. Stir to combine. 
  • Top the mixture with crushed ice, adding club soda as well. 
  • Garnish with mint leaves and more blackberries.   

Tip: Don’t muddle the blackberries too much, you don’t want a paste. 

Frozen Peach Bellinis

These are a delight in all seasons, and will be a hit each time you make them! We guarantee it.   

 

Ingredients: 

  • Frozen peaches (2 cups)
  • Prosecco (½ cup)
  • Freshly squeezed orange juice (½ cup)
  • Fresh peach slices (for garnishing purposes)

Directions:

  • In a blender, add the frozen peaches, prosecco, and orange juice. Blend it all until it is slushy. 
  • Transfer this thick mixture into serving glasses and garnish with fresh peach slices. Yummy!

 

Tip: Use frozen fruit instead of ice, it will make the drink creamy and not watery. 

Watermelon Pina Coladas 

Who doesn’t love a good pina colada? A drink this good shouldn’t just be enjoyed while on vacation, it deserves to be on the cocktail list for every holiday!  

Ingredients: 

  • Pineapple juice (3 oz.)
  • White rum (2 oz.)
  • Coconut milk cubes (1 oz.)
  • Watermelon chunks (about 1 inch each)
  • Ice (1 cup)

Directions: 

  • In a blender, combine the white rum, pineapple juice, coconut milk cubes, watermelon chunks, ice, and blend it all until it is thoroughly in a puree form. 
  • Garnish using fresh fruits, and serve immediately. 

 

Tip: Add more watermelon according to the taste you desire. 

Spiked Strawberry Lemonade 

Lemonade in all its forms is a staple for a reason- it can’t go wrong! In this recipe, we have updated a classical lemonade recipe with an addition of vodka that will keep you wanting more!

Ingredients:

  • Vodka (3 oz.)
  • Strawberries (6 sliced)
  • Rhubarb simple syrup (2 oz.)
  • Lemonade (6 oz.)
  • Ice (1 cup)
  • Mint sprigs (2 sprigs)
  • Lemon wedges (2 wedges)

Directions:  

  • Take a metal shaker, and add the vodka, the strawberries slices, the simple syrup, and lemonade. Shake the mixture.
  • Add ice to the serving glasses, and pour in the mixture from the shaker.
  • Garnish with the lemon wedge and mint sprig. 

 

Tip: Add the mixture immediately after shaking, do not let it settle.

Margarita Slushy Shots

These margarita shots are always a hit. So whether you want to throw a party with friends or enjoy a drink by yourself, these are sure to get you in the festive Easter mood! A great Easter Cocktails Ideas to enjoy with Friends.

Ingredients:

  • Silver tequila juice of limes (6oz. Or 3 limes) with 1 rind reserved
  • Honey (2 tablespoons)
  • Ice (1 cup)
  • Margarita salt (for rimming glasses)
  • Chopped strawberries, blackberries, raspberries, and pineapples (for shots)

Directions:

  • In a blender, add tequila, honey, lime juice, and ice. Blend it until the mixture is slushy. 
  • Take 4 shot glasses and rim them with lime juice and margarita salt.
  • Fill the shot glasses with chopped fruit and then add the margarita mixture. Delicious!

Tip: if you don’t have margarita salt, coarse salt does the trick too. 

Strawberry Sangria

Every cocktail lover knows a sangria recipe is a must! Here is the recipe you will be making and sharing with all your friends! 

 

Ingredients: 

  • rosé wine (1 bottle)
  • Orange flavoured vodka (1 cup)
  • Halved Strawberries (1 cup)
  • Halved red grapes (½ cup)
  • Sugar (½ cup)
  • Prosecco or sparkling wine (1 bottle) 

Directions:

  • In a large pitcher, mix the rosé, vodka, sugar, strawberries, grapes with a half cup of water. Refrigerate this pitcher for 12 hours.
  • Pour in the prosecco right before serving. It’s spectacular! 

 

Tip: Always serve in glasses that already have ice in them.  

Tequila Sunrise Mimosas

Easter brunch will not be complete without these delectable cocktails! Here is a new take on a popular mimosa recipe.

Ingredients:

  • Tequila (2 oz.)
  • Champagne (1 bottle)
  • Sugar (for rimming glass)
  • Orange wedges (for rim and garnish)
  • Orange juice (½ cup)
  • Grenadine (few splashes)

Directions:

  • Take serving glasses or flutes of your choice, and rim them with sugar and an orange wedge. 
  • In each glass, add 1 oz. of tequila and then top off with champagne, filling half of the glass.  
  • Then add orange juice and a bit of grenadine. 
  • Garnish with the orange wedge and enjoy!

Tip: be careful not to add too much grenadine. Just a few splashes are enough.

Brunch Punch 

Punch is always a favourite. Here is a recipe you can make easily and alter according to your fruit preferences. 

Ingredients:

  • Ice (as needed)
  • Sprite (2 litres)
  • Orange juice (2 cups)
  • Pineapple juice (2 cups)
  • Vodka (2 cups)
  • Prosecco (1 bottle)
  • Sliced strawberries (2 cups) 
  • Raspberries (2 cups)
  • Mint leaves (1 cup) 
  • Sugar (for rimming glasses)

Directions:

  • In a large bowl, combine ice, orange juice, sprite, vodka, pineapple juice, strawberries, prosecco, raspberries, and mint leaves. Stir it all together.
  • Rim glasses with sugar, and add punch into glasses. 
  • Garnish with mint leaves and enjoy!

Tip: Different fruits can be added according to your taste, so feel free to experiment with what works for you!

These Easter Cocktails Ideas are sure to make your Easter festivities a memorable one. So even if you are cooped up in quarantine, your drinks options are plentiful! All the recipes mentioned serve 1-2 people, depending on how generous of a serving you like. The recipes that have larger servings have it mentioned. Bar Brothers wishes you a very happy Easter and an even happier cocktail hour!  

 

Enjoy These Easter Cocktails Ideas and Comment Below 🙂

 

 

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