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COCKTAILS RECIPES YOU MUST TRY

COCKTAILS RECIPES YOU MUST TRY | Pina Colada | Espresso Martini | Passion Fruit Martini | Elegant Duchess Champagne Cocktail

“I only drink Champagne on two occasions, when I am in love and when I am not.” Coco Chanel


Spring is in full force, and your cocktails should be too. While enjoying June’s new blooms or simply taking in the springtime sunshine, these are the cocktails for raising a glass—and your spirits—this month.

Pop the cork and get the evening started with these delightfully delicious recipes.

THE DUCHESS CHAMPAGNE COCKTAIL

Whether you’re having a picnic in the park or you just fancy an elegant and refreshing cocktail while cleaning the house, the Duchess bubbles will make your afternoon *much* more enjoyable.

COCKTAILS RECIPES YOU MUST TRY

Though I love the elegant simplicity of champagne/prosecco on its own, sometimes, jazzing it up with a few additional ingredients makes the bubbly spirit even more interesting.

Ingredients

25ml vanilla vodka

Prosecco/champagne

Directions

Pour 25 ml of vanilla vodka to the champagne flute and top it up with Prosecco or Champagne and voila! Enjoy the sumptuous combination of vanilla and bubbles.

ESPRESSO MARTINI

Espresso Martini is a delicious creamy cocktail made with a combination of vodka, espresso and coffee liqueur. Kahlúa and Tia Maria are the most commonly used coffee liqueurs, but a hazelnut liqueur Frangelico can be used instead.

The legend says that the cocktail was invented by the famous late bartender Dick Bradsell, as a peculiar request from a top British model in his London bar in 1983 who said the famous words: “Can you please make something that will wake me up and then f**k me up?”

Ingredients

Ice cubes

50ml vodka

50ml freshly brewed espresso coffee

50ml coffee liqueur (preferably Kahlua)

3 coffee beans (optional)

Directions

• Prepare the espresso coffee beforehand and let it chill. That will help to minimize the dilution, make your drink colder and even tastier!

• SHAKE: Put all the ingredients, plus ice, into a shaker and wake the drink to life! That will also improve the frothy foam on top of your final drink.

• STRAIN: Make sure to pour the drink brisk and swift from your shaker into a pre-chilled cocktail glass. That will help get all that beautiful foam out and land on top of your drink.

• GARNISH: with three coffee beans (optional).

CLASSIC PINA COLADA

A tropical blend of rich coconut cream, white rum and tangy pineapple.

Ingredients

50ml rum

50ml pineapple juice

75ml coconut cream

ice cubes

Directions

• Put all the ingredients, plus ice, into a blender and wake the drink to life!

• Pour into a tall glass. Garnish with whatever you’ve got.

PASSION FRUIT MARTINI

Viewed as a modern classic and one of the most popular cocktails in the UK, the porn star martini. Bursting with zingy flavours and is perfect for celebrating with friends.

Ingredients

50ml Vanilla Vodka

50ml passion fruit juice

1⁄2 A Passion Fruit to Garnish

1 Spoon Caster Sugar (optional)

50ml Prosecco

Directions

•  Fill a Martini glass with crushed ice to chill and place to one side.

•  Put all the ingredients, plus ice, into a shaker and wake the drink to life!

• Empty your Martini glass and strain in the drink, then garnish with the passion fruit.

Serve with a shot glass of prosecco on the side.

You may ask but what do I do with that tempting looking shot of prosecco on the side? Well, there is no prescribed way, that’s up to you. Sip it, shot it, mix it in if you really want, just don’t forget about it!

For Gin lovers

Bored of the same old gin & tonic? Try some of my ways to spruce up your old favourite, transforming it from an average tipple into a classy cocktail.

What are your favourite cocktails? Let me know in the comments below.

Cocktail recipe - Passion Fruit Martini - Porn Star Martini
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21 Comments

    • Elegant Duchess
      Author
      June 23, 2020 / 7:59 am

      Anything with champagne for me! I can’t say no to espresso martini, so glad I have learnt how to make it properly at home including the foam that can be very tricky! xx

    • Elegant Duchess
      Author
      June 23, 2020 / 8:10 am

      Thank you Rach! xx

  1. June 16, 2020 / 11:06 pm

    Love that quote lol. Says it all. And these dresses are AMAZING and fit you like a glove and are fire!! Such an inspiration babe! And these days I could def use a cocktail or two…

    Allie of
    http://www.allienyc.com

    • Elegant Duchess
      Author
      June 23, 2020 / 8:07 am

      Thank you! I know, same here. I’ve always wanted to learn cocktails properly rather than relying on going to cocktail bars. xx

    • Elegant Duchess
      Author
      June 23, 2020 / 8:13 am

      Thanks Cris. I hope you are having a lovely week. xx

  2. Julia Rees
    June 15, 2020 / 4:19 pm

    You look stunning in all these looks and the cocktails all look amazing! Thanks for sharing the recipes!
    Julia x
    https://www.thevelvetrunway.com/

    • Elegant Duchess
      Author
      June 23, 2020 / 8:14 am

      You welcome Julia! I hope you will get to make some of these at home xx

    • Elegant Duchess
      Author
      June 23, 2020 / 8:15 am

      You are welcome beautiful xx

  3. June 15, 2020 / 8:15 am

    I have so many favorites… gin & tonic, cosmo, margarita, russian mule. I can keep going on and on…hahaha!
    Looking at this post… I want an espresso maritini asap!

    http://www.fashionradi.com

    • Elegant Duchess
      Author
      June 23, 2020 / 8:19 am

      Thank you beautiful! xx

  4. June 14, 2020 / 12:47 am

    These cocktails look fun! I like having cocktails when I’m out for drinks with friends but I don’t drink otherwise so I’d never be able to recreate these at home sadly! 🙁

    Hope you are having a lovely weekend 🙂 It’s a rainy winter day here!

    • Elegant Duchess
      Author
      June 23, 2020 / 8:24 am

      I know what you mean, I was the same but since I haven’t been out for a few months and I can’t see this changing any time soon, I thought it will be a great idea to learn a few cocktails and enjoy them in the garden sunbathing. It’s like mini holiday! xx

    • Elegant Duchess
      Author
      June 23, 2020 / 8:27 am

      Thank you Lovely! You should try the Duchess Champagne Cocktail! It’s divine xx

    • Elegant Duchess
      Author
      June 23, 2020 / 8:28 am

      Thank you Jennifer! xx

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