As a bartender, I have seen it all. From the classic Old Fashioned to the trendy Aperol Spritz, I have mixed thousands of cocktails in my career. But there is something special about sweet cocktails.
They are the perfect balance between the bitterness of alcohol and the sweetness of fruits or syrups. They are refreshing, delicious and the perfect drink for any occasion.
As I write this blog post, I cannot help but think about the countless times I have been asked for the sweetest alcoholic cocktail recipes.
Whether it is a birthday celebration, a bachelorette party or just a night out with friends, people always want something that is sweet, fruity and packs a punch. And as a bartender, it is my duty to deliver.
So, I have decided to compile a list of the best sweetest alcoholic cocktail recipes that will satisfy your sweet tooth and leave you wanting more.
From the classic Margarita to the modern Pornstar Martini, these cocktails are perfect for anyone who loves a little sweetness in their drink. So, sit back, relax and get ready to indulge in some of the most delicious cocktails you have ever tasted.
1. Blackberry Mint Julep
The Blackberry Mint Julep is a sweet and fruity summer cocktail that combines the flavors of blackberries, mint, and bourbon. It's a refreshing drink that's perfect for any get-together or celebration. The preparation involves muddling blackberries, mint, sugar, and bourbon together until sweet and juicy.
The combination of these ingredients creates a flavor that's both sweet and refreshing, making it a must-try for anyone who loves a good cocktail. The Blackberry Mint Julep is a great option for those who want to enjoy a sweet and fruity cocktail that's perfect for summer. So, if you're looking for a delicious and refreshing drink to enjoy this summer, the Blackberry Mint Julep is definitely worth a try.
2. Sugar Cookie White Russians
The Sugar Cookie White Russian is a festive and sweet cocktail that is perfect for the holiday season. This cocktail is loaded with vanilla flavor and topped with whipped cream, sugar cookie crumbles, and sprinkles, making it a visually appealing drink that is sure to impress guests.
The recipe calls for Tito's Handmade vodka and Kahlua coffee liqueur, which are mixed with milk and vanilla extract to create a creamy and delicious base. The sugar cookie rim adds a fun and unique touch to this classic cocktail. If you're looking for a drink that is both delicious and visually stunning, the Sugar Cookie White Russian is definitely worth a try.
3. Blueberry Bubbly Sparkler Champagne Cocktail
The Blueberry Bubbly Sparkler Champagne Cocktail is a delightful and festive drink that is perfect for the holiday season. The combination of blueberry, fresh thyme, and champagne creates a burst of fruity flavor that is sure to impress. The addition of St. Germain adds a touch of elderflower that is perfect for the holidays.
The garnish of fresh blueberries and thyme sprigs adds an elegant touch to the drink. This cocktail is easy to make and is a great addition to any holiday gathering. If you're looking for a sophisticated and delicious cocktail to serve your guests, the Blueberry Bubbly Sparkler Champagne Cocktail is definitely worth a try.
4. Sweet Peach Martinis
Sweet Peach Martinis are a perfect choice for those who love a little sweetness in their cocktails. This simple yet insanely tasty cocktail recipe requires only three ingredients, including a garnish, and is perfect for entertaining guests on the patio or preparing in larger quantities for special occasions like bridal showers or summer parties.
It is a great option for those who love peach anything and everything and want to enjoy a martini without the strong alcohol taste. The cocktail is served shaken and chilled in a fun martini glass with a fresh peach garnish or peach-os. If you're a peach lover, you won't regret trying this deliciously sweet cocktail.
5. Chocolate Orange Shots
The Chocolate Orange Shots are a sweet and indulgent dessert cocktail made with orange liquor, chocolate liquor, and Kahlua. They're easy to make and surprisingly easy to drink.
The combination of flavors creates a taste that's reminiscent of a chocolate orange, making it a great choice for those with a sweet tooth. They're perfect for parties and are sure to be a crowd-pleaser.
6. Baileys Mudslide Cocktail
Baileys Mudslide Cocktail is a delicious and creamy drink that is perfect for those who love sweet cocktails. Made with Baileys Irish Cream, vodka, and Kahlua, this cocktail is a cross between a drink and a dessert. It has a 1:1:1 ratio which makes it easy to scale up for parties. You can also add a candy cane as a festive garnish.
The Mudslide Cocktail is perfect for those who want to indulge in a sweet treat after dinner. It is also a great option for those who want to impress their guests with a delicious and easy-to-make cocktail. If you love Baileys Irish Cream, then this cocktail is definitely worth trying.
7. Sweet Bourbon Peach Smash
If you're looking for a deliciously sweet and refreshing cocktail, the Sweet Bourbon Peach Smash may be just what you need. Made with fresh, juicy peaches, this cocktail is bursting with flavor and pairs perfectly with the smoothness of bourbon.
The addition of ginger beer adds a spicy kick that balances out the sweetness of the peaches, making this cocktail a perfect summer drink. Whether you're a bourbon aficionado or just looking to try something new, the Sweet Bourbon Peach Smash is definitely worth a try. So why not give it a go and see for yourself?
8. Pina Colada
Pina Colada is a classic tropical cocktail made with pineapple juice, coconut cream, and rum. It's sweet, creamy, and perfect for sipping on a hot summer day. The combination of flavors creates a refreshing and indulgent drink that is sure to transport you to a tropical paradise.
It's easy to make and can be whipped up in just a few minutes. If you love sweet cocktails with a hint of coconut, then the Pina Colada is definitely worth trying.
9. Salted Caramel White Russian
The Salted Caramel White Russian is a perfect cocktail for the holiday season and beyond. This twist on the classic White Russian recipe is light, creamy, and the perfect balance of sweet and slightly salty. The caramel swirled around the inside of the glass and drizzled along the rim gives it an extra hint of sweetness. The combination of caramel and sea salt is truly delicious.
It's a great cocktail to sip while prepping Thanksgiving dinner or decorating the Christmas tree. The best part is that it's super simple to make, so you can whip up one or a bunch throughout the evening. If you're looking for a festive cocktail that's easy to make and tastes amazing, the Salted Caramel White Russian is definitely worth trying.
10. Rainbow Sherbet Punch
Looking for a sweet and refreshing cocktail that's perfect for any occasion? Look no further than the Rainbow Sherbet Punch! This delicious drink is a twist on a classic punch, with the addition of colorful scoops of sherbet and a splash of Smirnoff for a little extra kick.
The result is a bright pink, fruity concoction that's sure to impress guests at any party or gathering. Whether you're looking for a non-alcoholic option or want to add a little something extra, this punch is the perfect choice. So why not give it a try and see for yourself just how delicious it can be?