Easy DIY cocktail recipes: Top 10. We are sharing super simple cocktail recipes to make at home! Whether you are planning for an at-home wedding event like a bridal party dinner, even an intimate engagement party, or any event that requires entertaining, these easy DIY cocktail recipes will surely add that extra “fun” element to your wedding-related event!
Preparing cocktails at home is something that you will love to do. Sure, sometimes it might seem overwhelming with all the things you’ll need to put together. But really, it can also be fast and easy! With the right recipes and tools, you will surely be able to pull this off without breaking a sweat!
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If you have someone in your group that can help you put these together or prepare them, that will be great! Or you can also incorporate these recipes as an “actual” activity during your event. If you choose this activity, you will need to prep better.
To prep this as a group activity, you will need to pre-cut the fruits, have your ice tray ready, and 3-4 containers for your liquor and other liquid ingredients. You can label containers accordingly to avoid any confusion.
Easy DIY Cocktail Recipes: Top 10
- Classic Margarita
- White Russian
- Whiskey Sour
- Classic Negroni
- Sex on the beach
- Tom Collins
Here are our top 10 best cocktails to make at home!
The classic margarita is the most popular tequila cocktail that you can find out there. It is a punchy short drink with a wedge of fresh lime (lime juice) and salt. You can use a classic margarita as an excellent party starter. Tequila, lime/lemon juice, citrus/orange liqueur, and your choice of sweetener, then voila! Easy peasy margarita!
You can of course change the fruit flavor you are using. In addition, you can also incorporate your theme into your drink. Pink party? Add a drop of red food coloring into your ice mix to make your ice pink!
White Russian is a coffee-laced, creamy cocktail. You may prepare it with vodka, fresh cream, and coffee liquor. Since you just have to use three ingredients, white Russian is extremely simple to make. If you want to make it extra sweet, you can create simple syrup (boil sugar with water until thick!) and drizzle on top!
You can consider Whiskey sour as an excellent after-dinner mojito to drink. To prepare this cocktail, you can shake up sharp lemon, bourbon, herby bitters, and sugar, so that you can end up creating a super-smooth serve. Your chic version of an old-fashioned.
Cosmopolitan is another easy-to-make cocktail in the comfort of your home. You can mix sour cranberry juice along with citrus vodka and orange liquor and create this vibrantly colored cocktail. You will love the look as well as the taste of it.
This is a favorite amongst the bridal party!
Martini (one of the top Easy DIY Cocktail Recipes)
Martini is a fruity and dirty version of vodka or gin. This is the king (or queen!) of most cocktail menus that you can find in the bar. Even though you can find numerous recipes to make Martini, it is made out of just two ingredients. You just need to mix vodka or gin along with garnish or dry vermouth. You may also add a lemon peel or olives before serving.
If you want to “serve” this you can also get your cocktail shaker and feel like a bartender!
You can add extra plates for different garnishes that give your guests more options!
Classic Negroni is a cocktail that you can prepare with just three ingredients. They include gin, bitter Campari, and sweet vermouth. However, you can also garnish Classic negroni along with the help of an orange slice.
Piñacolada (check the trick for this one of the best easy DIY cocktail recipes)
Piñacolada is one of the smoothest cocktails that you can make at home. If you love cocktails made out of pineapple and rum, then this is a great option to consider. It will transport you to a tropical destination without leaving your home!
If you are looking to make this “extra” fun and easy, you can make this into a popsicle or a freezie! Premix and then freeze! This saves you a lot of prep time on the day of your event!
If you use a freezie bag, even if it does get soft, your guests can still enjoy it if you store them in a clear ice bucket!
Sex on the beach
Sex on the beach is another famous cocktail all around the world. If you are looking for a cocktail to cater to your sweet tooth, you may pick this without keeping a doubt in mind. It is filled with vodka, orange, peach, as well as cranberry flavors. You can easily mix and star a slice of orange and cocktail cherries to make this cocktail.
Anyone who is looking for easy DIY cocktail recipes may take a look at Tom Collins as well. You can mix up sweet twists, add brandy plus zingy muddled raspberries, and a dash of elderflower cordial to make this cocktail. You will fall in love with its unique taste.
Mojito is a cocktail that everyone should make during summertime. You can mix rum along with soda water, mint, and lime juice to make a mojito at home. This is a great crowd-pleaser cocktail. You may also think about adding fruits based on your preferences to make it great.
This is one of our fave easy DIY cocktail recipes!
The key to not stressing on the day of your event is to prep as much as possible! Choosing recipes that are also still going to be delicious even when frozen will always be a great DIY idea!
There you are lovelies! Easy DIY Cocktail Recipes: Top 10!
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