Margarita cocktail in glass with lime

Student cocktail recipes

Get the party started with our quick and easy cocktail recipes for students. We have all the classics like fruity rum punch, mojitos, Margaritas and more.

4 ratings 2.8 out of 5 star rating

Stir up this classic tequila cocktail for a party using tangy triple sec and lime juice. Don't forget to serve in a salt-rimmed martini glass

5 mins
Easy
14 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

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

5 mins
Easy
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12 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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
12 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

A true taste of summer, serve this fruity punch with fresh mint leaves, cucumber, orange and strawberries

5 mins
Easy
5 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

We say make it a double! This is perfect chilled, with a few cherries in, or make it long and add some soda or lemonade

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

A classic cocktail recipe for those who like a touch of citrus sweetness. Blend vodka with orange liqueur, cranberry juice and lime, then serve in chilled martini glasses

5 mins
Easy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Shivi Ramoutar's recipe for this classic Caribbean cocktail combines sweet and sour flavours for a fruity weekend tipple

5 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
6 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Our easy berry daiquiri is the perfect cocktail to quench your thirst when summer arrives. This cool slushy drink is great for entertaining too

10 mins
Easy
2 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

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

5 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

5 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
5 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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
Easy
Gluten-free
5 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
1 rating 3.0 out of 5 star rating

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
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

5 mins
Easy
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Use leftover grounds as a base for this fresh take on the classic coffee cocktail. We like a splash of Black Cow vodka blended with the cream, vanilla and rum

20 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
3 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Impress your guests with this stylish cocktail - delicious berries with gin, Prosecco and vermouth

10 mins
Easy
5 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

Pimms and slushie: two words you may not have considered together but which combine to make the ultimate summer drink. Lemon sorbet is the magic ingredient

10 mins
Easy
Vegan
20 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Learn how to make this classic coffee cocktail. Our easy recipe uses freshly brewed espresso, a dash of coffee liqueur and a simple sugar syrup.

10 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
12 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Capture the true taste of summer with this berry-infused spirit that makes a stunning gin 'n' tonic or base for a fruity cocktail

15 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Raise a toast with this zesty cocktail with a gin and sparkling prosecco base and lemon sorbet and elderflower cordial mixers

10 mins
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This summer sundowner is light, refreshing and seriously summery

5 mins
Easy
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

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

5 mins
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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
Easy
Gluten-free
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