Five Easy Cocktail Recipes

When it comes to summer, there’s nothing better than those long warm evenings, complete with a few refreshing cocktails. Whatever your tipple, try one of our five easy homemade cocktails – from the Champagne cocktail to the lighter take on Sangria.

St. Germain Pomegranate Spritzers


A light, fruity and bubbly cocktail, this elegant drink was made for special occasions. With just a few ingredients, this cocktail is effortless but full of flavour. Go to the Minimalist Baker to view the full recipe.

Fig Thyme


Pisco, Cointreau, fig and thyme; this cocktail is impressive, aromatic and delicious. Visit Honestly Yum to see the full recipe.

Plum and Thyme Prosecco


Prosecco is instantly given a lift with plum and thyme in this cocktail. Using just a few ingredients, this refreshing drink is perfect for a Valentine’s brunch. View the full recipe on My Diary of Us.

Blood Orange Whiskey Cocktails


A classic whiskey cocktail with a citrus edge, this cocktail is just the right amount of sweet, savoury, acidic and bitter. Simply put the few ingredients in a shaker and it’s ready to enjoy; view the full recipe on Holly and Flora.

White Wine Sangria


A fresher and lighter take on the famous red sangria, this Spanish drink is a refreshing, delicate and sweet. Add dry white wine to lemon, lime and mint, and sit back and enjoy. View the full recipe on the Minimalist Baker.

Words by Angharad Jones

Angharad Jones

Angharad Jones

Writer and expert