No matter the occasion, these eye-catching pink cocktail recipes can be enjoyed at any celebration or event. A watermelon piña colada boat would be a fun addition to your next al fresco get-together, alongside some of our garden party recipes. A watermelon daiquiri would be the perfect accompaniment for a hot beach day, and a cosmopolitan is a classic choice to pair with one of these date night recipes if you're looking to impress.


Once you've picked your cocktail, have a look at our top party food recipes to really wow your friends and family at your next barbecue or outdoor event. Our pink cocktail collection has even more ideas that you can easily create at home. For more pink fun, check out our round-up of the best pink kitchen appliances and accessories to brighten up your home.

Top 20 pink cocktail recipes

1. Cosmopolitan

two cosmo cocktails

This classic cosmopolitan cocktail can be found on any bar menu. It combines vodka, orange liquor and cranberry for a satisfyingly sweet and sour drink. Top tip: while making the cocktail, you can chill your martini glass by filling it with crushed ice and a splash of water.

2. Sex on the beach

two sex on the beach cocktails

For a classic long cocktail, try a fruity sex on the beach. This is a great choice for those who like a sweeter drink. Garnish with fresh orange slices and cocktail cherries for a final flourish. Have a look at our guide to classic cocktails to find more popular drinks you can recreate at home.

3. Strawberry mojito

strawberry mojito in a rocks glass

Try a twist on a mojito and use strawberries alongside the usual lime and mint. This is a great choice if you don't have a cocktail shaker to hand, as mojitos are traditionally made in the glass by muddling the fruit and stirring everything together.

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4. Blueberry mojito

Blueberry mojito

This blueberry mojito has a wonderful pink hue to contrast with the fresh blueberries and can be mixed up in minutes. This recipe uses granulated sugar, but if you have it to hand, sugar syrup will also work. Mojitos are a great cocktail to experiment with – see our top 5 flavoured mojito recipes for other variations.

5. Watermelon piña colada boat


This sharing watermelon piña colada cocktail is a fun one you can make for your next party. Scoop out the watermelon flesh and use the skins to serve your cocktail. It has the added benefit of no glassware to wash up afterwards. Check out our favourite watermelon cocktail recipes for new ways to use this summery fruit in your favourite drinks.

6. Watermelon prosecco sorbet slushies

watermelon prosecco sorbet slushies in cocktail coupe glasses

End a hot summer's day with these watermelon prosecco sorbet slushies. They're the perfect adult treat after a barbecue for a refreshingly cool kick. You'll need to make the drink ahead of time and pour into glasses where you're ready to serve. Slushies are a great summer's day drink – have a look at some of our other slushie recipes you can try.

7. Watermelon daiquiri

watermelon daiquiri

We use watermelon liquor and fresh watermelon to make this twist on a daiquiri. Just blitz everything together in a blender, pour into your glasses, add a fresh watermelon slice to garnish and enjoy. With just three ingredients, daiquiris are great cocktails to add different flavours to. Here are some other daiquiri recipes you can make in minutes.

8. Berry daiquiri

Berry daiquiri

For our berry daiquiri, you can use strawberries or raspberries, or a mixture of the two. Put all the ingredients and ice into a blender, blitz and pour into martini glasses for a thirst-quenching cocktail. Once you've tried this, check out our best raspberry cocktails.

9. Shirley Temple

Shirley Temple

For an alcohol-free pink cocktail, try a famous Shirley Temple. Lime juice, ginger ale and grenadine come together to make this sweet, refreshing non-alcoholic cocktail. Finish off the mocktail with a maraschino cherry to garnish. Have a look at our top 30 mocktail recipes for more great alcohol-free cocktails.

10. Pink gin spritz

pink gin spritz

This delicate and floral drink pairs pink gin with lychee liquor for a refreshing pink cocktail. Enjoy this one out in the garden on a warm summer's day. If you really want to impress, why not make your own pink gin using one of our flavoured gin recipes?

11. Pink gin 75

pink gin 75 served in a. coupe

This bright pink concoction is the perfect twist on the classic French 75 cocktail. It's a refreshing blend of berry or rhubarb-flavoured pink gin, prosecco, grapefruit juice and raspberries. It's a great choice for your next girls night in.

12. Pink lady

Pink lady cocktail

It doesn't get much simpler than a pink lady cocktail. It takes just three ingredients to make, so it's a great choice for a date night or if you're entertaining friends. Make sure you shake it well so the egg white gets nice and frothy. If simple cocktails are your thing, try one of our other 3-ingredient cocktails for easy cocktails to make at home.

13. Passion fruit mule

two passionfruit mules

The moscow mule gets a makeover, with passion fruit being the star. Passion fruit liquor and fresh pulp is added to the usual vodka and ginger beer mix to create a tropical version of this classic cocktail. It's the perfect tipple for a sunny evening.

14. Rhubarb gin

rhubarb gin

Use rhubarb to add a little colour to your usual G&T. The rhubarb is infused with the gin for about four weeks to get the flavour just right. This recipe makes a two-litre batch, so once it's ready, top with soda water and enjoy over the summer months. Our gin cocktail recipes will provide you will some great ideas on how to use up your homemade gin.

15. Pink lemonade

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Adding raspberries to homemade lemonade not only turns the drink a vivid pink colour, but also provides a tangy flavour. This is a great one for the whole family. Serve with ice and a sprig of mint to garnish. Have a look at our lemonade recipes to find more fruity twists you can try, too.

16. Clover club

clover club cocktail

This refreshing summer cocktail uses gin, dry vermouth, lemon and raspberries to create a fruity flavour. The egg white provides a fabulous foamy topping, creating an brilliantly eye-catching drink.

17. Rosita


If you love negronis, you’ll enjoy this twist, which replaces the gin with tequila. It's a punchy drink made with Campari and red vermouth. See our best ever negroni recipes for other takes you can try on this cocktail bar staple.

18. Greyhound cocktail

Greyhound cocktail

Mix a vibrant cocktail with pink grapefruit juice and your choice of gin or vodka. Much like a screwdriver, this is a simple classic with a fruity twist, and you only need three ingredients. Discover more of our fruity cocktails that you can make in minutes.

19. Rhubarb & custard cocktail

rhubarb and custard

This cocktail based on the classic combination of rhubarb and custard takes time to make, but you'll end up with an elegant vodka-based drink that'll impress your guests. It's made with creamy advocaat liqueur and homemade fruit syrup, and finished with curled shreds of rhubarb.

20. The Bronx

the bronx

Transport yourself to a buzzing early-1900s American cocktail bar with a Bronx cocktail. Think of a martini with orange juice added for a punchy, complex drink.

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