Welcoming a new life into the world is a joyous occasion that deserves to be celebrated! And what better way to celebrate than with a refreshing and delicious drink in hand?
Whether you're the mom-to-be, a family member, or a friend, planning a baby shower can be stressful. From the guest list to the decorations, there are so many details to consider. But one detail that should never be overlooked is the drinks!
A baby shower is a time for laughter, memories, and beautiful moments with loved ones. And what better way to create those beautiful moments than with a perfectly crafted cocktail?
The right cocktail can set the tone for the entire event, making it feel fun, festive, and memorable. But with so many cocktail recipes out there, it can be overwhelming to choose the perfect one.
That's where we come in. As a bartender, I have had the pleasure of crafting some of the most delicious and unique cocktails for a variety of occasions, including baby showers.
From sweet and fruity to bubbly and refreshing, I have compiled a list of the best baby shower cocktail recipes that are sure to impress your guests. So, sit back, relax, and let's dive into the world of baby shower cocktails!
1. Baby Blue Punch
If you're looking for a fun and festive cocktail to serve at a baby shower, look no further than the Baby Blue Punch. This fruity and fizzy drink is perfect for celebrating the arrival of a new baby boy. Made with Blue Fanta and sherbet, this cocktail is sure to be a hit with guests of all ages.
And for those who want a little something extra, the recipe can easily be spiked with a bit of alcohol. So whether you're hosting a baby shower or just looking for a fun and festive drink to enjoy with friends, be sure to give the Baby Blue Punch a try.
2. Pink Punch
The Pink Punch is a classic party drink that's perfect for baby showers. Made with just three ingredients – pink lemonade dry mix, Sprite, and pineapple juice – it's easy to make and super refreshing.
Serve it in a glass pitcher with sliced lemon rounds and pineapple rings for a pretty presentation. With its delicious flavors and addicting carbonation, the Pink Punch is a must-try for any party.
3. Boozy Honey Lavender Lemonade
If you're looking for a refreshing and unique cocktail to serve at your upcoming baby shower, look no further than the Boozy Honey Lavender Lemonade. This cocktail combines the floral flavors of lavender with the tartness of lemonade and the smoothness of vodka.
The lavender ice cubes add an extra touch of elegance and sophistication to the drink. It's perfect for a spring or summer gathering and is sure to impress your guests. So why settle for a boring, run-of-the-mill cocktail when you can serve up something as special as the Boozy Honey Lavender Lemonade?
4. Virgin Mojito
The Virgin Mojito is a refreshing and non-alcoholic cocktail that is perfect for baby showers and other events where alcohol may not be appropriate. Made with fresh mint, limeaide, and Dasani Sparkling Water, this mocktail has a tangy and sweet flavor with a hint of carbonation.
The key to a great Virgin Mojito is using fresh mint, which adds a unique and fresh taste to the drink. Whether you're a fan of mint or not, this cocktail is sure to impress with its perfect balance of flavors. So, if you're looking for a delicious and alcohol-free option for your next baby shower, give the Virgin Mojito a try!
5. Virgin Mimosas
If you're looking for a refreshing and fun baby shower cocktail that everyone can enjoy, then look no further than the Virgin Mimosa. This non-alcoholic version of the classic brunch cocktail is made with Sparkling Ice, a naturally flavored sparkling water with zero sugar and calories. The cocktail is easy to make and customize, with a variety of flavors to choose from.
Set up a mimosa bar with mixers like elderflower syrup and orange blossom water, fruit for muddling, and herbs for added flavor. Your guests will love creating their own unique mocktail and enjoying the bubbly goodness. So, add the Virgin Mimosa to your baby shower cocktail menu and get ready for a fun and refreshing celebration!
6. Cotton Candy Margarita
The Cotton Candy Margarita is a unique and delicious twist on the classic margarita recipe. The secret ingredient of cotton candy takes this margarita to another level, giving it a sweet and strong flavor. This pink cocktail is perfect for any special occasion, especially a baby shower for a baby girl.
If you're having a boy, you can switch the pink cream soda and pink cotton candy to a blue one to make a blue baby shower cocktail. Overall, the Cotton Candy Margarita is a must-try for anyone who loves pink cocktails and wants to satisfy their sweet tooth.
7. Moscato Sangria
Looking for a refreshing and sweet cocktail to serve at your upcoming baby shower? Look no further than Moscato Sangria. This pink-hued cocktail is made with Moscato wine, strawberry-flavored vodka, soda, and fresh strawberries.
It's a perfect choice for a baby shower, with its light and fruity flavor that pairs well with a variety of foods. Plus, it's easy to make in large batches, making it a great choice for a crowd. Whether you're a fan of sangria or just looking for a fun and festive cocktail, Moscato Sangria is sure to be a hit at your baby shower.
8. Pink Vodka Lemonade
Looking for a refreshing and delicious cocktail to serve at your upcoming baby shower? Look no further than the Pink Vodka Lemonade! This cocktail is the perfect combination of tart and sweet, with a beautiful pink color that will add a pop of fun to your party.
Infused with fresh thyme, the simple syrup adds a unique twist to this classic cocktail. Serve it over ice with a sprig of thyme and a lemon wheel for a beautiful presentation. Your guests are sure to love sipping on this refreshing and flavorful cocktail while celebrating the new arrival.
9. Lavender Lemonade
Lavender Lemonade is a refreshing and beautiful drink that's perfect for baby showers and other special occasions. This pretty purple lemonade is made with fresh lemons and edible lavender, giving it a unique and fragrant flavor.
You can make it as a non-alcoholic drink or turn it into a cocktail by adding your favorite alcohol. The light floral flavor mixed with the lemonade is simply delicious and will be a big hit at any party. If you're looking for a refreshing and beautiful drink to serve at your baby shower, Lavender Lemonade is definitely worth trying.
10. Sparkling Greyhound Cocktail
The Sparkling Greyhound Cocktail is a refreshing and delightful drink that is perfect for a baby shower or any other special occasion. Made with grapefruit juice, vodka, honey, and topped off with sparkling water, this cocktail is sweet, tangy, and bubbly all at once.
The honey adds a unique twist to the drink, making it stand out from other grapefruit cocktails. The sprig of rosemary garnish adds a touch of elegance to the drink, making it perfect for a special occasion. If you're looking for a delicious and unique cocktail to serve at your baby shower, the Sparkling Greyhound Cocktail is definitely worth trying.
11. Pink Elephant Cocktail
The Pink Elephant Cocktail is a fun and whimsical vodka-based cocktail with a beautiful baby pink color. It's made with Fentimans' rose lemonade and a twist of lime, creating a delicious and refreshing drink with a cheeky little kick.
The quality of the vodka used in the recipe is important, and Aval Dor Vodka is a premium 'plough to bottle' vodka made from the finest King Edward potatoes. This cocktail is perfect for serving in a big pitcher over ice, making it a great choice for parties.
12. Heavenly Lemonade
Heavenly Lemonade is a refreshing twist on the classic mimosa, made with sparkling water and lemonade instead of orange juice.
The recipe suggests using a cheaper brut champagne to add a dry and unrefined taste to the cocktail. It's a light and bubbly cocktail that is perfect for a baby shower and can be customized with any flavor of lemonade.
13. Lavender Lemonade Mojitos
The Lavender Lemonade Mojitos is a refreshing and visually appealing cocktail that is perfect for a baby shower. Made with a lavender simple syrup, homemade lemonade, mint, and rum, this cocktail is a unique twist on the classic mojito.
The lavender adds a floral and slightly sweet flavor to the drink, while the rum and lemonade provide a refreshing and citrusy taste. The cocktail is easy to make and can be served in a pitcher, making it perfect for a group. The Lavender Lemonade Mojitos is a must-try for anyone looking for a new and exciting cocktail to serve at their baby shower.
14. Rhubarb and Honeysuckle Cocktail
The Rhubarb and Honeysuckle Cocktail is a perfect addition to any ladies brunch or bridal shower. This Southern-inspired drink combines the tartness of rhubarb with the delicate sweetness of honeysuckle, creating a unique and refreshing flavor.
The addition of vodka gives it a little kick, making it a perfect fancy, feminine drink to impress your guests. The vintage cocktail glasses and fresh honeysuckle on top make it not only delicious but also visually stunning. If you're looking for a cocktail that's both delicious and memorable, the Rhubarb and Honeysuckle Cocktail is definitely worth a try.
15. Champagne Punch
Champagne Punch is a perfect cocktail for a baby shower, bridal shower, or any other special occasion. This refreshing and easy-to-make cocktail is a combination of chilled champagne and fresh citrus juices. The citrus twist on the classic champagne punch adds a burst of flavor to the drink, making it a crowd-pleaser.
The recipe suggests using dry or Brut champagne to avoid the cocktail being too sweet, but you can always adjust the sweetness by cutting back on the simple syrup. The garnish of edible petals or sliced citrus fruits adds a beautiful touch to the presentation of the cocktail. If you're looking for a signature cocktail that's easy to make and delicious to drink, give this champagne punch a try.
16. Italian Paloma
The Italian Paloma is a refreshing and zingy tequila-based cocktail with a twist. It is made with a mixture of citrus juices and Campari, which gives it a bitter flavor that works wonderfully with the other ingredients.
This pink cocktail is perfect for spring and summer events such as garden parties, pool parties, and birthday parties. It is also low in calories, making it a great option for those watching their calorie intake. If you're a fan of tequila-based cocktails, this Italian Paloma is a must-try.
17. Rose Lemonade
If you're looking for a refreshing and pretty mocktail to serve at your baby shower, you should definitely try the Rose Lemonade cocktail. This mocktail is made with only four ingredients, including a homemade rose syrup that gives it a floral and sweet flavor. The pink color of the drink makes it perfect for special occasions like baby showers or bridal showers.
This mocktail is a healthy alternative to sugary store-bought drinks and is easy to make. It's a great option for those who want to impress their guests with a fancy-looking drink without the fuss. Try the Rose Lemonade cocktail for a refreshing and elegant addition to your baby shower menu.
18. Lavender Mimosa
Looking for a refreshing and elegant cocktail to serve at your upcoming baby shower? Look no further than the Lavender Mimosa. This summertime sipper is made with aromatic lavender, sweet lemonade, and brut champagne, creating a beautiful floral bouquet that is sure to impress your guests.
The addition of food grade lavender essential oil adds a subtle but distinct flavor that sets this mimosa apart from the traditional orange and champagne version. While it may look and taste complicated, this cocktail is surprisingly simple to make and can easily be scaled up for a crowd. So why not add a touch of sophistication to your baby shower with the Lavender Mimosa?
19. Lavender Gin Sour
The Lavender Gin Sour is a refreshing and unique cocktail that is perfect for any baby shower. This cocktail uses lavender to add a floral and sweet flavor to the traditional gin sour recipe. The addition of egg white creates a silky and rich texture that perfectly complements the flavors of the lavender and gin.
The cocktail can be made with any gin, but Empress 1908 gin is recommended for its beautiful indigo hue. The Lavender Gin Sour is gluten-free and dairy-free, making it a great option for guests with dietary restrictions. Overall, this cocktail is a must-try for anyone looking for a special and delicious drink for their baby shower.
20. Non-Alcoholic Espresso Martini
The Non-Alcoholic Espresso Martini, also known as the Espresso Mocktini, is a delicious and easy-to-make mocktail that is perfect for a baby shower. With only three ingredients, this coffee-based drink is a great option for those who prefer non-alcoholic beverages. The addition of condensed milk gives it a creamy and indulgent taste, perfect for a chilly winter day.
While it may not taste exactly like a traditional espresso martini, it is a great alternative for coffee lovers who want to try something new. For those who want to add a little extra indulgence, whipped cream and chocolate can be added on top. Overall, the Non-Alcoholic Espresso Martini is a must-try for anyone looking for a simple and tasty baby shower cocktail.
21. Elderflower Collins Gin Cocktail
The Elderflower Collins Gin Cocktail is a refreshing and floral drink that is perfect for a baby shower celebration. Made with premium gin, lemon juice, St Germain Elderflower Liqueur, Elderflower Tonic Water, soda and fresh lemon slice, this cocktail is easy to make and can be served in under 5 minutes.
The unique floral flavour of the drink comes from the St Germain Elderflower Liqueur and Fever Tree Elderflower Tonic. The cocktail is best served in a proper Collins or highball glass with whole ice cubes or crushed ice and garnished with fresh lemon wheels, slices or wedges. It's a great addition to any baby shower celebration and is sure to impress your guests with its sweet and refreshing taste.
22. Pink Grapefruit Mimosa
The Pink Grapefruit Mimosa is a refreshing and easy-to-make cocktail that is perfect for any baby shower celebration. Made with sparkling wine and fresh pink grapefruit juice, this cocktail is both sweet and tangy, making it a crowd-pleaser for any palate. The addition of thyme as a garnish adds a unique and complementary flavor to the drink, making it stand out from other mimosas.
This cocktail is perfect for any time of year, but is especially enjoyable during the winter months when fresh grapefruits are in season. Whether you're hosting a baby shower or looking for a simple and delicious cocktail to enjoy with friends, the Pink Grapefruit Mimosa is a must-try.
23. Grapefruit Thyme Fizz
The Grapefruit Thyme Fizz is a refreshing and easy-to-make mocktail that is perfect for baby showers and other special occasions. This sparkling grapefruit mocktail is made with fresh grapefruit juice and thyme syrup, giving it a unique and delicious flavor. The thyme syrup is made with Stevia, making it low in sugar and calories.
The combination of grapefruit and thyme creates a refreshing and invigorating taste that is sure to be a hit with guests. Whether you're looking for a non-alcoholic cocktail option or just want to try something new, the Grapefruit Thyme Fizz is definitely worth a try.