Two glasses of mojito cocktails with mint leaves

Cocktail recipes

Serve these fan-favourite cocktails at your next party. See our best ever classic cocktails, including cosmopolitans, old fashioneds and mojitos.

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This delicious twist on a martini is made with just three ingredients and takes minutes to make. The bergamot oil in the Earl Grey gives a lovely citrus hit

5 mins
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The perfect zesty tipple for a spring celebration. Who could resist a blend of sharp blood orange, star anise and Grand Marnier, topped with bubbles?

1 hr
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A modern version of the classic sour cocktail, this is the ultimate Christmas drink. Salted caramel and Icelandic vodka make an irresistible mix

20 mins
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Are you a die-hard fan of a dark and stormy? Twist up a classic cocktail with a dash of freshly brewed espresso to pair with traditional ginger beer

5 mins
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Perfumed bergamot zest and juice are combined with rum, mint, lime and sugar in a twist on the standard mojito - serve at a dinner party as guests arrive

30 mins
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6 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Mix a jug of this classic cocktail for a summer party. It's made with equal parts of vodka, gin, tequila, rum and triple sec, plus lime, cola and plenty of ice

5 mins
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Spruce up the classic coconut and rum combination with a dash of Prosecco and a squeeze of lime for a festive cocktail you can shake up in seconds

5 mins
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This autumnal hedgerow cocktail has a blend of botanical notes from the gin, infused with a juniper syrup, which makes for a sweet-sharp tipple

15 mins
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A simple, refreshing drink that's perfect for a summery gathering. For an extra-special twist, swap the sparkling water for champagne

10 mins
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Courgette and martini may seem unlikely bedfellows, but blended with lemon and shots of gin and vermouth, this is a delicious take on a cocktail classic

10 mins
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Spritz up a basic apple cocktail with a dash of prosecco and a splash of vodka

5 mins
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A fruity, minty, refreshing punch for a summer party. The mix of juicy honeydew, cantaloupe and watermelon chunks make this the ultimate cooler to beat the heat

25 mins
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A pretty pink punch to keep your guests happy. Make it up in minutes and serve chilled

5 mins
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Perfectly ripe Galia melon, orange liqueur and Pimm's pump this punch with summery flavour

10 mins
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Cool down with this frozen spin on the classic Brazilian Caipirinha. The secret is squeezing as much lime into the sugar as you can

10 mins
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This slushy cocktail is best made when strawberries are in season and at their ripest. With just four ingredients you can whip up this thirst quencher in 10 minutes.

10 mins
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Make the perfect spring cocktail with a spritz of elderflower and beautiful edible flowers to finish

10 mins
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Learn how to make the ultimate bloody mary with our easy recipe. Turn up the Tabasco or dial it down to mix this classic vodka cocktail to your taste

5 mins
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A traditional cocktail with both dark and white rum, vibrant grenadine, triple sec, almond syrup, lime and a retro cherry garnish

5 mins
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A traditional whisky cocktail with bitters, soda water and a simple orange garnish. Serve in a tumbler with plenty of ice

5 mins
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A tropical blend of rich coconut cream, white rum and tangy pineapple – serve with an umbrella for kitsch appeal

5 mins
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An elegant vodka-based drink that'll wow your guests - it's made with creamy advocaat liqueur and homemade fruit syrup

15 mins
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Cool off with this gin-based cocktail with both fruity and floral notes

5 mins
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We like this classic vodka cocktail made with fresh cream – the Kahlúa liqueur adds a coffee-infused finish

5 mins
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