Halloween Themed Cocktail Recipes

With Halloween not far away, here are a selection of spooky cocktail recipes that are sure to go down well with your guests!

 

Who says drinks always have to be sophisticated?  With a few tweaks it can be easy to turn your favourite cocktails into ghoulish delights! Wether you are having some friends round or just want to liven up your usual weekend drinks, these recipes can be made in minutes and don’t have more than a few ingredients.

 

I hate when some cocktail recipes have things in them that only a well stocked mixologist would have to hand! Feel free to make substitutions for anything that you can’t get hold of or maybe aren’t keen on

 

Halloween twist on a Pina colada

Screama Colada!

  • 75ml coconut cream
  • 25ml spiced rum
  • 25ml coconut liqueur
  • 75ml pineapple juice
  • Drizzle strawberry syrup

Drizzle some strawberry syrup inside a glass, make sure you get it up the sides

Shake all other ingredients with some ice then pour carefully into the glass.

 

Black russian with a spooky twist

Black Widow

  • 25ml vanilla vodka
  • 25ml coffee liqueur
  • 50ml premium cola

Pour ingredients slowly into a short tumbler and add a few chunks of ice. Spiders optional.

 

Vampire Kiss cocktail

Vampire Kiss 

  • 25ml sloe gin
  • 10ml bramble liqueur
  • Top with Prosecco

To a Champagne flute add the sloe gin and bramble liqueur. Top slowly with Prosecco.

 

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Beetlejuice Beetlejuice Beetlejuice!

  • 25ml Midori
  • 25ml gin
  • 150ml ginger ale

Add ingredients to a highball glass with ice. Rim with coloured sugar.

 

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Jack-o’-lantern

  • 35ml gin
  • 25ml apricot brandy
  • 50ml orange juice

Shake ingredients together with ice and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with an orange peel and lime.

 

Easy to whip up in minutes! Do you have a favourite cocktail? I’m pretty sure you could put a Halloween spin on most! So, what are your plans this October? Whatever you are up to have a happy Halloween! And don’t forget to send me pictures of you and your creations!

 

Pam xxx

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