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Raise a glass to our simple cocktail recipes! We have all manner of martinis, mojitos, gin drinks and more that are quick and easy to make when you're entertaining.

Cosmopolitan cocktail

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(1 rating)

Lipsmackingly sweet-and-sour, the Cosmopolitan cocktail of vodka, cranberry, orange liqueur and citrus is a good time in a glass. Perfect for a party
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Pink lady cocktail

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(1 rating)

Serve this fun 'pink lady' gin cocktail to someone special, it's perfect for Valentine's Day. Make your own grenadine-style syrup for the wow factor...
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Passion fruit martini

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(6 ratings)

This easy passion fruit cocktail is bursting with zingy flavours and is perfect for celebrating with friends. Top with prosecco for a special tipple
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Irish whiskey old fashioned

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(0 ratings)

Add a twist to an old fashioned and use elderflower cordial in place of the usual orange. It’s a sophisticated cocktail to add to a dinner party...
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Raspberry gin

4.5

(2 ratings)

Preserve the taste of summer in a bottle with this raspberry gin, perfect topped up with tonic. The gin will keep its lovely pink hue for a few months
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Vodka martini

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(2 ratings)

Make an easy vodka martini with our simple recipe for an elegant party tipple. Serve your cool cocktail with an olive or a twist of lemon peel
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Sex on the beach cocktail

3.5

(2 ratings)

Combine vodka with peach schnapps and cranberry juice to make a classic sex on the beach cocktail. Garnish with cocktail cherries and orange slices
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Caipirinha

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(2 ratings)

Enjoy a refreshing caipirinha at a summer barbecue or party. This classic cocktail is made with cachaça, lime and sugar. Serve with fresh wedges of lime
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Vietnamese mojito

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Add a Vietnamese twist to a classic mojito cocktail with perilla leaves, ginger and lemongrass cordial. A refreshing accompaniment to any Asian menu
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Pink gin iced tea

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Blend pink gin with iced tea and you have this unique cocktail, made with spiced rum, elderflower and pink grapefruit. Serve in a jug for a sharing cocktail
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Pink negroni

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(1 rating)

Go pink with this fabulous cocktail flavoured with pink gin, rose vermouth and Aperol. Garnish with a wedge of pink grapefruit and a basil leaf to serve
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Long Island iced tea

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(6 ratings)

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
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Sloe gin cocktail

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(0 ratings)

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
  • Easy

Mojito pitcher

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(4 ratings)

Make a jug of refreshing mojitos to share, so you can spend more time with your guests. Try our three twists on this classic cocktail, too
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Michelada

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Cold lager, chilli powder, pepper and lime: spice up your lager with this Mexican cocktail, popular throughout Latin America and great for a summer party
  • Easy

Easy white sangria

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Try this refreshing twist on a traditional sangria and use white wine instead of red with elderflower to complement the fruit. Perfect for summer parties
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Hurricane cocktail

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(1 rating)

Our tropical, rum-based hurricane cocktail is easy to make and sure to get your party started. Garnish with orange and cocktail cherries for a kitsch touch
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Perfect spritz

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(0 ratings)

Try this spritz for a party. It's sure to impress with a hint of lavender putting a lightly floral twist on a Perfect (sweet vermouth, dry vermouth and gin)...
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Singapore sling

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(3 ratings)

Mix gin with cherry brandy, Benedictine, Angostura bitters, pineapple and lime juice to make this classic cocktail. Garnish with pineapple and a cherry
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Buck's fizz

5

(1 rating)

The simple and classic combination of orange juice and champagne makes a perfect cocktail for a celebratory brunch or party
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Mulled wine cocktail

5

(16 ratings)

The perfect party drink, as it can be made well ahead, then brought out of the fridge as guests arrive – or serve it hot for a traditional winter warmer...
  • 12 mins
  • Easy

Cranberry vodka

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(18 ratings)

This bittersweet fruity vodka is best served well chilled in shot glasses. It can also be made with other berries like blackcurrants or strawberries.
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Mojito recipe

4.875

(8 ratings)

Mix this classic cocktail for a party using fresh mint, white rum, sugar, zesty lime and cooling soda water. Play with the quantities to suit your taste
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Tequila sunrise

4

(4 ratings)

Master the art of a classic tequila sunrise, with grenadine, tequila, triple sec, orange juice – and of course a cocktail cherry and umbrella as garnish...
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

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