Cocktails Recipes

Cocktails are as much delight to the eyes as to the palate. They are flavorsome, fun, and designed to be shared. They are simply mixed drinks, usually based on one or more spirits or liqueurs and flavoured with fruit juices, syrups, spices and other mixers.

Simple Cocktails Recipes

  • This exotic-looking cocktail is simplicity itself and can be varied with different fruit juices. Top with lavish amounts of fruits for a festive effect and add ginger ale to make …

  • Coconut cream is used in many cocktails, but, because it separates in the container, it will often need to be beaten or blended before using.

  • Crushed with plenty of ice, this fruity combination quickly makes an adult slush. Enjoy before it goes past its best.

  • Cachaca is also known as Brazilian firewater and is a local white rum, somewhat stronger than the regular.

  • A popular 18th century cocktail celebrating the new abundance of citrus fruits.

  • To set the scene – serve this coconut cocktail in a real coconut shell.

  • All you need with this is the sunshine, the beach and the warm sea lapping at your toes.

  • This is the version of the sidecar developed for the seemingly sedate residents of Boston.

  • Rich and pungent Jamaica rum will mix surprisingly well with the sweetness of the Tia Maria and advocaat.

  • It doesn’t taste as wicked as it sounds, but it has got a black streak in it that you may want to change to something sweeter, like a twist of …

  • The mellow flavour of this cocktail is matched by its rich golden colour, with all the fragrance of a tropical sunrise.

  • Dark rum, with its stronger, sweeter taste, perfectly suits the dryness of the anise-flavoured pastis.

  • Light or golden rum has a subtler taste than the dark rum, so it doesn’t mash other liqueur flavours.

  • The type of rum makes all the difference to any cocktail but especially here, where the result should be soft, not knockout! So use a white or golden rum.

  • Cocktails were originally blended with swizzle sticks until the glass became frosted. Ingredients: Dark Rum – 1 part Lime Juice – 1/2 part Sugar Syrup – 1/4 part Angostura Bitters …

  • Grate and strain a little fresh pineapple to make real juice. The flavour will be much nicer – although perhaps not quite as sweet.

  • Ice cool, this beautiful simple cocktail is very refreshing – one is never enough!

  • Such a quick and easy cocktail should be made and enjoyed more often, just like the old-fashioned dance itself!

  • If the fairytale heroine had been knocking back cocktails until the clock struck midnight, it’s hardly surprising that she forgot the time and lost her shoe on the way home.