Mother’s Day Cocktails and Drink Recipes



Try a fun Mother's Day cocktail this year like the Yin & Yang Martini from The Melting Pot!Mother’s Day is the perfect time to enjoy a special cocktail, whether you are enjoying brunch, lunch, or dinner at home or even if you are going out to a restaurant to celebrate the occasion. Mother’s Day cocktails and drinks are a great way to share a special toast to Mom or a nice way for a group of friends to celebrate motherhood with each other.

Consider trying delicious Mother’s Day cocktails and drink recipes to help you celebrate this year.

The Happy Mom, featuring Oval Vodka
This delicious pomegranate and citrus-flavored martini from OVAL vodka is sure to make moms smile. From Vienna, Austria, OVAL vodka is an ultra-premium structured vodka that’s extremely smooth and has the ability to blend seamlessly into well-balanced cocktails.

Ingredients:
1.5 oz Oval Vodka
1/2 oz Grand Marnier
1/2 tsp sugar
1.5 oz Pom Wonderful
Fresh cherry for garnish

Instructions:
1.    Shake first four ingredients with ice in a shaker.
2.    Strain into chilled martini glass.
3.    Garnish with cherry.

– Recipe courtesy of Oval Vodka

Fountain of Youth
Inspired by Florida’s hidden fountain and its rejuvenating properties, the exotic libation combines two super-foods, Acai and ZICO pure coconut water.  ZICO contains cytokinins, which expel free radicals from the body and aid in the regeneration of new skin cells, leading to healthier, younger-looking skin.

Ingredients:
2 oz VeeV Acai spirit
3 oz ZICO Natural Coconut Water
3/4 oz Passion Fruit puree
Pinch of Fresh Grated Orange Zest

Instructions:
1.    Combine all ingredients to a mixing glass.
2.    Shake and strain over fresh ice.
3.    Grate fresh Orange Zest on top.

– Recipe courtesy of the Gansevoort Hotel in South Beach, where this drink is exclusively served

Korbel Royale
Let Korbel help you raise a sparkling toast in honor of Mother’s Day with the Korbel Royale. Refreshing Korbel from California’s Russian River Valley infused with Chambord’s raspberry flavor is sure to make mom’s special day sparkle.

Ingredients:
Korbel® California Champagne, chilled
1/2 oz Chambord® Black Raspberry Liqueur

Instructions:
1.    Pour Chambord to cover the bottom of flute.
2.    Fill glass with Korbel.

– Recipe courtesy of Korbel

Mother’s Love
A refreshing drink with an irresistible berry flavor, Mother’s Love is a wonderful alcoholic beverage to enjoy on Mother’s Day.

Ingredients:
1.5 oz. 10 Cane Rum
1/2 oz. Chambord
1/2 oz Chandon Brut Classic
Garnish: Cherry or Blackberry

Instructions:
1.    Combine 10 Cane and Chambord in a mixing glass.
2.    Add ice and shake vigorously.
3.    Strain into in a chilled martini glass.
4.    Top off with Chandon Brut Classic.
5.    Garnish with one cherry or blackberry

– Recipe courtesy of 10 Cane Rum

Mom’s Sweet and Spicy Bloody Mary
For a sweet and spicy Mother’s Day drink, consider this Bloody Mary, which is perfect for brunch or lunch with Mom!

Ingredients:
2 oz. 10 Cane Rum
4 oz. Bloody Mary mix (Zing Zang recommended)
Dash of Angostura Bitters
Garnish: Celery Stalk/Olives/Lime
The Bigger the Better!

Instructions:
1.    Combine 10 Cane and Bloody Mary mix in a mixing glass.
2.    Add ice and shake vigorously.
3.    Pour all contents into a highball glass.
4.    Add dash of bitters.
5.    Garnish with celery stalk.

– Recipe courtesy of 10 Cane Rum

Sanderson’s Divinitini
This amazing, and very popular, cocktail was created by the barman of the ultra-chic Sanderson Hotel, in the west-end of London. It’s normally only available in the Purple Bar to residents, where it’s served in chilled martini glasses garnished with a purple pansy!

Ingredients:
(For each cocktail)
4 squares of Divine milk chocolate, melted
1 oz orange vodka
1 oz vodka
A dash of Grand Marnier
A dash of Crème de Cocoa
1 slice orange
To garnish – a purple pansy, if desired!

Instructions:
1.    Put the melted chocolate, orange vodka, pure vodka, Grand Marnier, Crème de Cocoa into a cocktail shaker.
2.    Crush the orange slice and add.
3.    Shake well and then pour into a chilled glass, decorated with a pansy on the side, and sip.

– Recipe courtesy of Divine Chocolate Heavenly Recipes Book

Yin & Yang Martini
The Melting Pot fondue restaurant’s signature cocktail, the Yin & Yang martini, was awarded the “2008 best signature drink of a national chain restaurant” by Cheers Magazine.  This very popular and beautiful cocktail is a great choice for Mother’s Day. The taste is simply delicious – much like a milkshake with chocolate crunchies similar to ice cream cake!

Ingredients:
1 oz Stolichnaya Vanil Vodka
1/2 oz Godiva White Chocolate Liqueur
1/2 oz White Crème de Cacao
3 oz Island Oasis Ice Cream base

Instructions:
1.    Blend all ingredients for 15-30 seconds.
2.    Pour into chilled martini glass almost to the rim.
3.    Garnish with dark chocolate shavings in the shape of a Yin Yang.
4.    Place one white chocolate disc on the dark chocolate shavings and one dark chocolate disc on the white side.
5.    Serve immediately.

– Recipe courtesy of The Melting Pot

Pink Torpedoes
This Rachael Ray classic drink is perfect for Mom on Mother’s Day. This alcoholic beverage recipe makes enough for six drinks.

Ingredients:
2 cups vodka, chilled
1.5 pints strawberries, hulled and sliced
2 tsp granulated sugar
Limoncello
One 750-ml bottle sparkling wine, chilled
6 sugar cubes

Instructions:
1.    In a large bowl, stir together the vodka, two-thirds of the sliced strawberries and the granulated sugar.
2.    Cover with plastic wrap and let stand at room temperature until the vodka turns pink, about six hours.
3.    Refrigerate overnight or up to three days.
4.    Strain the vodka and divide among six tall glasses.
5.    Add a splash of limoncello to each glass and top off with the sparkling wine.
6.    Drop in a sugar cube and garnish with the remaining strawberry slices.

– Recipe courtesy of Every Day with Rachael Ray, May 2009 issue

Strawberry Cheese Cake Mar-tiki
How can you go wrong with strawberry cheesecake for Mother’s Day? Consider this delightful cocktail for mom.

Ingredients:
1 oz Voodoo Tiki Anejo Tequila
1 oz Strawberry Schnapps
1/2 oz Van Gogh Vanilla Vodka
1 oz Cranberry Juice
2 oz Half and Half Cream

Instructions:
1.    Rim the glass with graham crackers or sugar.
2.    Combine all ingredients.
3.    Serve the drink up.
4.    Garnish with a cherry and whipped cream.

– Recipe courtesy of Voodoo Tiki Tequila

Apple Pie A La Mode Mar-Tiki
If strawberry cheesecake isn’t Mom’s thing, consider a tasty Mother’s Day drink featuring the flavors of fresh apple pie.

Ingredients:
1 oz Voodoo Tiki Platinum Silver Tequila
1 oz DeKuyper Sour Apple Pucker schnapps
3 oz apple juice
1 Heaping Bar Spoon Vanilla Ice Cream

Instructions:
1.    Rim the glass with cinnamon or crushed graham crackers.
2.    Combine all ingredients.
3.    Serve the drink up on the rocks.
4.    Garnish with cinnamon coated apple slice and whipped cream.

– Re
cipe courtesy of Voodoo Tiki Tequila

BELLINI
For a peachy drink that Mom is sure to love, try the Bellini from BRIO Tuscan Grille on Mother’s Day.

Ingredients:
4 oz Peach Daiquiri Mix
1/2 oz Peach Schnapps
1.5 oz Prosecco
1 scoop crushed ice

Instructions:
1.    Mix in blender until smooth.
2.    Pour into wine glasses and garnish with strawberry.
3.    For Raspberry or Mellon Bellini: Add 3/4 oz of Chambord or Midori to Bellini Mix

– Recipe courtesy of BRIO Tuscan Grille

 

FLIRTINI
Try this delightful and fruity Mother’s Day cocktail featuring a lovely palette of flavors for Mom.

Ingredients:
2 oz. Absolut vanilla cherry
2 oz. Absolut rasberry
3/4 oz. Godiva
1/2 oz. Cointreau
3/4 oz. Baileys
1/2 oz. Pineapple
Paint martini glass with 1/2 oz. Cranberry
Chocolate sauce
1/4 oz. Prosecco

Instructions:
1.    Combine all ingredients.
2.    Paint martini glass with 1/2 oz. cranberry.
3.    Serve and enjoy!

– Recipe courtesy of BRIO Tuscan Grille

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