Cocktail recipes

We've selected our very best cocktail recipes including hot rum punch, mulled cider and prosecco and champagne cocktails. 

Cocktail recipes
Clementine cocktail

Clementine cocktail

Enjoy this festive cocktail with canapes on Christmas day.

Vodka martini with a cranberry kiss cocktail

Vodka martini with a cranberry kiss cocktail

Quaff James Bond's favourite cocktail, made with a seasonal twist that guests will love.

Pom-poms cocktail

Pom-poms cocktail

A very Christmassy and pretty pink cocktail that’s sure to put everyone in a jovial and festive mood.

Hot mulled winter punch

Hot mulled winter punch

Make the party swing with this delicious punch, which is like traditional mulled wine - only better.

Manhattan cocktail

Manhattan cocktail

This classic winter cocktail is based on the comforting sweet ’n’ spicy flavours of American rye whiskey.

Warm cider punch

Warm cider punch

This warm cider punch is a delicious variation on a classic and the perfect drink for a chilly evening.

Spiced Scandinavian mulled wine

Spiced Scandinavian mulled wine

Spoil your party guests with this potent winter brew made from red wine, port and vodka.

Tipsy Christmas wassail

Tipsy Christmas wassail

This winter warmer is perfect for sipping on while decorating the Christmas tree or making Christmas Eve supper.

Clementine, Campari and pomegranate bucks fizz cocktail

Clementine, Campari and pomegranate bucks fizz cocktail

A sophisticated, fruity tipple that's perfect for the festive season.

Hot rum punch

Hot rum punch

A warming, rum punch that you can make to any quantity, so it’s easy to adapt when guests drop in.

Dubonnet royale cocktail

Dubonnet royale cocktail

A 1970s classic, Dubonnet is back in vogue. Serve with bubbly for a classic cocktail.

Italian Champagne cocktail

Italian Champagne cocktail

Indulge guests with this intoxicating, celebratory cocktail made with vodka, Campari and champagne.

Prosecco Royale cocktail

Prosecco Royale cocktail

Based on a classic Kir Royale, this Prosecco and crème de cassis cocktail is the perfect party tipple.

Campari and grapefruit fizz cocktail

Campari and grapefruit fizz cocktail

Chef Rachel Allen serves this refreshing Campari, grapefruit and sparkling wine cocktail as an alternative to Champagne.

Spiced cherries in vodka

Spiced cherries in vodka

Feel smug in the knowledge that you've imbibed a few vitamins along with the alcohol with this sophisticated party drink.

Sparkling sorbet float cocktail

Sparkling sorbet float cocktail

Dunk high-quality sorbet into trendy pink cava and you have a cocktail!

Ballet russe cocktail

Ballet russe cocktail

This is incredibly quick to make, so it’s great for parties. Serve in a martini glass.

Warming eggnog cocktail

Warming eggnog cocktail

A deliciously creamy recipe perfect for entertaining in the chilly months.

Aviation cocktail

Aviation cocktail

This perfect party cocktail is ideal for Christmas and New Year festivities.

Wasabi wake-me-up

Wasabi wake-me-up

Looking for a hangover cure? This Japanese-style Bloody Mary kicks like a Ninja

Storm Chaser

Storm Chaser

Wish you were in the Caribbean? After one of these, you'll feel you could be. It brings out the pirate in a person…


More drinks inspiration

A perfect match

A perfect match

Great food matched with excellent wine is such a pleasure. And the good news is that most wines go reasonably well with many dishes. Terrible clashes are few and far between. That said, there are a few simple tricks for finding a winning combination. By Susy Atkins.

Alternatives to wine

Alternatives to wine

Wine tends to steal the limelight when it comes to food-and-drink matching, says delicious. magazine's wine editor, Susy Atkins, but there are alternatives.

All about cognac

All about cognac

Christmas may be the time to set fire to brandy over the pud, but as cognac brand ambassador Alexandre Quintin explained to Craig Butcher, he’d much prefer we drank the stuff instead.

 

Comments

Please register or sign-in to leave a comment. We’d love to hear what you think.

Sign in
Sign in

Forgot password ?

Why sign up?
Save recipes, enter exclusive competitions and upload you own recipes!

Register for free now
Sign up for our newsletter for the latest news, recipes and offers.
Baking
Baking
Healthy recipes
Healthy
Seasonal
Seasonal
Videos
Videos
Dinner parties
Dinner parties

Get delicious. news & recipes straight to your inbox
* indicates required
( mm / dd / yyyy )