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Quick cocktail recipes

40 Recipes

Our speedy and sophisticated cocktail recipes are perfect if you're throwing a party. Whip up a fruity punch or a classic tipple in a matter of minutes.

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  • Ginger, apple & vanilla punch

    Ginger, apple & vanilla punch

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.5 ratings

    A refreshing and punchy ginger-beer based cocktail with vanilla vodka, limes, ginger and apple slices

  • Two cosmopolitan cocktails

    Cosmopolitan cocktail

    A star rating of 3.9 out of 5.10 ratings

    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

  • Bicyclette

    Bicyclette cocktail

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.2 ratings

    This white wine cocktail is made with the classic bitter, Campari - add wedges of lemon for a refreshing fruity hit

  • Caipirinha served in glasses

    Caipirinha

    A star rating of 3 out of 5.2 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

  • Mojito pitcher

    Mojito pitcher

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.7 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

  • Coffee cocktails

    Coffee cocktails

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 rating

    The perfect finish for a successful dinner party

  • Apple and elderflower cocktails in glasses with ice

    Apple & elderflower gin cocktail

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.5 ratings

    Cool off with this gin-based apple and elderflower cocktail with both fruity and floral notes. Make a batch of this easy summer drink for entertaining

  • Dark & stormy cocktail served in a tall glass with a straw

    Dark & stormy cocktail

    A star rating of 3 out of 5.8 ratings

    Combine dark rum, ginger ale and citrus to make a classic dark & stormy. Once you've mastered the cocktail favourite, try our three twists...

  • A cocktail glass serving a sweet manhattan

    Sweet manhattan cocktail

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    If you're a whiskey lover, you'll love this sweet manhattan, made with whiskey, vermouth and bitters. Serve with a maraschino cherry and a twist of lemon

  • Summer all year cocktail

    Elderflower & champagne cocktail

    A star rating of 3 out of 5.2 ratings

    Mix elderflower cordial, gin, lychee juice and lemon bitters with chilled champagne to make this superb cocktail that tastes like summer all year round

  • A French 75 cocktail served with a strip of lemon zest

    French 75 cocktail

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.6 ratings

    Love gin and champagne? Combine the two in this classic cocktail with lemon, which is sure to be a hit at any celebration. Garnish with a strip of lemon zest

  • Old fashioned cocktail in a rocks glass

    New old fashioned cocktails

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Savour good whiskey in a classic spicy, sweet and aromatic old fashioned – or try one of three neat twists. Gentle stirring is important so the drink doesn't dilute too quickly

  • Pina colada cocktails in glasses with pineapple wedges

    Piña colada

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.30 ratings

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

  • Two snowball cocktails served in tall glasses and garnished with cherries

    Classic snowball

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.8 ratings

    Serve a classic snowball at Christmas for your guests. With advocaat, lemonade and ice, it's the ultimate retro cocktail to celebrate the festive season

  • Marini in glass with lemon peel

    Martini

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Our version of the ultimate classic cocktail is stirred, not shaken. Serve your martini with a twist of lemon, or an olive

  • two glasses of mojito cocktail with stirrer

    Mojito recipe

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.22 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.

  • Pomegranate rosemary spritzer

    Pomegranate rosemary spritzer

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    This deep pink Prosecco cocktail with savoury herbal notes is a really simple way to add sparkle to your dinner party drinks

  • Bellini

    Bellini

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.2 ratings

    A classy cocktail served in an elegant flute - this simple combination of peach purée and Prosecco makes a great start to any celebration

  • Whisky highball in a tall cocktail glass

    Whisky highball

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.2 ratings

    Try this take on the whisky highball cocktail, with mint leaves, sparkling water and a lemon garnish to make the most of the classic flavours

  • Peach & rose fizz

    Peach & rose fizz

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.1 rating

    A simple chilled Prosecco cocktail made with fresh juice and rosewater

  • A glass serving a classic G&T

    Classic G&T

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    Want to know the secret to a great G&T? It's not just the gin but lots of ice which melts slower than a few cubes thrown in, to stop it diluting too quickly

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