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5 delicious cocktails to make this Easter

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Easter inspired cocktails? Yes, please. Five drink ideas that will help you enjoy the long weekend ahead.

We don’t need an excuse to have a drink but the first spring bank holiday weekend is definitely a reason to celebrate. 

We have all started to eat Easter chocolate weeks ago and the weekend ahead is already full of long family lunches and indulgent dinners with friends, but what should we be sipping while the Sunday roast cooks?  

If you already love a classic margarita, an intense expresso martini and or funky spritz – you will probably find your new favourite cocktail in this list.

The long Easter weekend is finally here and we are getting ready to celebrate it – here are Stylist.co.uk favourite Easter-inspired cocktails.

  • Dutch Spring Punch

    Ingredients :

    • 50ml Ketel One vodka
    • 25ml fresh squeezed lemon juice
    • 5 raspberries
    • 20ml Elderflower syrup
    • Champagne

    Method:

    • Pour Ketel One.
    • freshly squeezed lemon juice.
    • raspberries and elderflower syrup into cocktail shaker.
    • shake with ice cubes and strain into glass. 
    • Top with Champagne and garnish with tulip petal.
  • Easter Flip

    Ingredients:

    • 50ml Zacapa 23 rum
    • 20ml Mr. Black coffee liqueur
    • 20ml Sherry
    • 1 egg
    • 1 tablespoon drinking chocolate

    Method:

    • Pour all ingredients into cocktail shaker.
    • Shake with ice cubes and strain into glass.
    • Serve in a chocolate rimmed glass with grated nutmeg.
  • Hot Crossed bourbon

    Ingredients:

    • 50ml Bulleit whiskey
    • 10ml PX sherry
    • 20ml melted butter
    • 20ml lemon
    • 15ml sugar
    • 1 pinch baking spice (nutmeg, allspice, cinnamon)
    • 20ml egg white

    Method:

    • In a pan, melt small nob of butter with pinch of mixed spice. 
    • Add to cocktail shaker and combine with Bourbon and then all the other ingredients. 
    • Shake, strain and garnish with a cross of bitters.
  • Adam's apple

    Ingredients:

    • 20ml Apple infused Patron Añejo tequila
    • 35ml Cherry Bark infused aperitif wine
    • 2.5ml Caraway
    • 15ml Apple Oleo Saccharum
    • Seasonal flowers 

    Method

    • Take leftover apple from the kitchen. Peel and add the flesh to Patrón Tequila and infuse for 2 days.
    • Put apple’s skin and sugar into a vacuum pack to remove all air and mix equal parts of this and mineral water to make a 1:1 syrup. Pass the liquid through a chinois and bottle.
    • Add cherry to aperitif wine in a vacuum pack and remove all air. Infuse for 24h and pass through a coffee filter.
    • Mix all the ingredients and serve in a chilled champagne glass.
  • Terraria

    Ingredients:

    • 15ml Patrón Añejo 
    • 15ml Islay Barley Pu’er 
    • 12ml Celery Citrus
    • 2ml Mixed Acid 10ml Soda
    • Micro Basil 

    Method:

    • Mix all the ingredients except for the soda and basil.
    • Pour in a glass with ice. 
    • Top up with soda. 
    • Garnish with micro basil. 

Recipes and pictures courtesy of World Class Drinks / Cub / Eve Bar.

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Alessia Armenise is picture editor of Stylist and Stylist.co.uk. In her free time you'll find her tasting vegan street food around east London and sharing her (many) opinions on London Fields Radio. Instagram