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Valentine’s Day Cocktails to get sparks flying

Valentine’s Day is coming up and our options are limited, but who says staying in can’t be sexy?

Valentine’s Day Cocktails – The Royal Sidecar

There is something romantic about the royal sidecar cocktail. It’s sweet and tangy taste will be sure to add a striking touch to your Valentines. Impress your date with this simple yet effective cocktail. Recipe below.

Ingredients

Method

  1. Shake Rémy Martin 1738 Accord Royal with Cointreau, lemon juice with ice
  2. Strain into your best coupe glass
  3. Enjoy

Valentine’s Day Cocktails – Nutella Martini

If your date has a sweet tooth, this is the perfect cocktail for your Valentine’s date night. It could even save you making a dessert (or perhaps not). You probably haven’t thought about putting your favourite nutty spread in a cocktail, but booze and Nutella is a match made in heaven. Recipe below. 

Ingredients

Method

  1. Gently heat the milk in a pan, with the Nutella and cocoa powder.
  2. Stir until smooth and sufficiently warmed through
  3. Leave to cool
  4. Spread some Nutella onto a side plate, and cover another plate in chopped hazelnuts.
  5. Dip the rim of your glass into the chocolate and twist
  6. Once dipped in the Nutella, dip the glass into the pile of nuts
  7. When your chocolate milk is nice & cold, pour into a cocktail shaker and add the vodka and Amaretto
  8. Shake it and enjoy!

Valentine’s Day Cocktails – Pink Heather Cocktail 

For whisky drinkers, it can be difficult to find delicious and romantic cocktail recipes – well look no further than the pink heather cocktail. Whip this up for your whisky loving date and you’re sure to have a good night. Recipe below. 

Ingredients:

Method:

  1. Pour the whisky and the strawberry liqueur into a chilled champagne flute
  2. Top up with sparkling wine

Valentine’s Day Cocktails – Pomegranate Whisky Sour

Drinking pink doesn’t need to be all about the rosé. A good one for those who don’t like wine this Valentine’s, you can mix it to create a delicious pink cocktail so you don’t miss out on a rose-tinted summer. Drink pink with whisky? Hell yeah!

Ingredients:

 Method:

  1. Add ice to a cocktail shaker
  2. Fill with bourbon, pomegranate juice, lemon juice and simple syrup
  3. Shake well
  4. Pour into an old-fashioned glass

Valentine’s Day Cocktails Fruity Strawberry Daiquiri

This fruity cocktail can be made with fresh and/or frozen strawberries and is the ultimate refreshing drink to get the party started this Valentines. The sweetest of them all! You won’t go wrong with a Strawberry Daiquiri.

Ingredients:

Method:

Top tip: Add some ice cubes to make a larger drink or to mellow the strawberry flavour.

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