5 Valentine’s Cocktails to get hearts fluttering this February

Are you ready to fall in love with Valentine’s Cocktails? Well get ready for the gooey eyes and fluttering hearts, Valentines Day is on the way. With the big V falling on a Tuesday this year we’re expecting a more spread out celebration of love from Friday 10th – Tuesday 14th. The perfect upsell this Valentine’s weekend is of course, the cocktail and here are some easy peasy (but equally pleasing) recipes to have those giddy in love guests asking for more….

  1. Strawberry Blonde
  • 50ml Stoli Strasberi vodka
  • 50ml pineapple juice
  • 25ml strawberry daiquiri mix
  • Top off with Champagne or prosecco

Pour the ingredients into a shaker filled with ice, and shake well to mix.

Strain into a cocktail glass, top with champagne or prosecco and garnish with a strawberry.

  1. Flirtini
  • 25ml of Cointreau
  • 25ml of Vodka
  • 50ml Pineapple Juice

Pour ingredients into a shaker filled with ice, shake well to mix.

Strain into a cocktail glass. Add Champagne (or sparkling wine) to fill and garnish with a cherry dropped into the glass.

  1. Pink Gin
  • 50ml Premium Gin
  • Dash of Angustura Bitter

Pour ingredients into a shaker filled with ice, shake well to mix.

Strain into a cocktail glass.

  1. Espresso Martini
  • 25ml Vodka
  • 25ml Kahlua
  • 25ml Cold Espresso
  • Dash of sugar syrup

Pour ingredients into a shaker filled with ice, shake well to mix.

Strain into a cocktail glass.

Garnish with 3 whole coffee beans or a dusting of cocoa powder in the shape of a heart.

  1. Let’s get it pom’
  • 50ml pomegranate Juice
  • 2 dashes of rose cordial
  • 25ml Vodka

Pour ingredients into a shaker filled with ice, shake well to mix. Pour into two champagne flutes and top with champagne (or sparkling wine).

What are your favourite Valentine’s tipples this February 14th? Do you have another recipe you would like me to add? Tweet me @JoyZarine.

Happy Valentine’s Day! x

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