Any mum or motherlike figures deserve a day just for themselves. And, what better than a day of pampering a couple of delicious cocktails?
Drinks House 247 have rounded up our top favourite Mother’s Day cocktails, which include floral favourites and alcohol-free mocktails for those who don’t drink or mothers-to-be.
Don’t worry if you don’t have all the ingredients, as we’ve got you covered. Ranging from wine, spirits or if you’re going all out, champagne. Cheers, and enjoy!
Alcoholic Mother’s Day Cocktails
Aperol Spritz Slushie
What better way to celebrate Mother’s Day, with a delicious Aperol Spritz? Go one step further and make it into a refreshing slushie. Our ingredients serve 2 people.
- Place the orange in a saucepan and cover with cold water, then bring it to a boil over medium heat. Cook this for 1 hour and 30 minutes, until it’s very soft.
- Once cool, transfer this to a blender and mix until smooth.
- Pass this through a fine sieve and then line the glasses with this orange purée.
- Fill the blender with ice and Aperol and blend until smooth.
- Spoon this mixture into the glasses and top with prosecco and soda, and then garnish with bay leaves to serve.
Welcome, Mother’s Day and the lighter evenings with this delicious cocktail. Our ingredients serve 2 people.
- Place the ice in a wine glass and pour in the rose, prosecco and Aperol.
- Give it a mix and garnish with orange peel.
Sparkling Iced Strawberry Cocktail
A delightful celebration in a glass! Try this fruity combination on Mother’s Day. Our ingredients serve 2 people.
- Put some cranberry juice into two champagne flutes and then top with prosecco or champagne.
- Add the strawberries to each flute.
Raspberry, Prosecco, and Mint Cocktail
This is a Mother’s Day cocktail that is a little sweet, a little tart and a little bubbly. What’s not to like? Our ingredients serve 2 people.
- 100ml of Vodka
- 350ml of Prosecco
- 60g of caster sugar
- 125g of raspberries
- A handful of mint leaves
- Place the sugar and some water in a small saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a simmer and cook for a few minutes until the sugar dissolves. Remove this from the heat and cool.
- Blend half of the raspberries in a blender until smooth and strain.
- Half-fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add the vodka, torn mint leaves, raspberry purée and 2 tablespoons of sugar.
- Shake well and then stir in the prosecco.
- Fill 2 cocktail glasses with ice and strain over the cocktail and serve with the remaining mint and raspberries.
Fleur de Paradis
A beautiful combination of gin, elderflower liqueur, grapefruit and lemon juices, topped with champagne to finish. What could be more elegant for Mother’s Day? Our ingredients serves 2 people.
- 100ml of Gin
- 1 bottle of Champagne, to use to top up
- 50ml of elderflower liqueur
- 50ml of grapefruit juice
- 50ml of lemon juice
- 25ml of simple syrup
- 1 dash of orange bitters
- Edible flowers, for garnish
- Add the gin, elderflower liqueur, grapefruit juice, lemon juice, simple syrup and the orange bitters into a shaker with ice and shake until well-chilled.
- Double strain into 2 coupe glasses.
- Top up with champagne and garnish with edible flowers.
Mother’s Day Mocktails
Sweet Sunrise Drink
Take the tequila out of the tequila sunrise, and you have a sweet sunrise, or also known as a virgin sunrise. Our ingredients serve 2 people.
- 1L of orange juice
- 100ml of grenadine
- Orange wedge, for garnish
- Fill 2 tall glasses with ice and orange juice, leaving some room at the top.
- Slowly pour the grenadine over the juice. It will sink to the bottom and slowly rise to the top as you drink it.
- Garnish with an orange wedge and enjoy!
Raspberry Lemonade Fizz
A perfectly refreshing drink that is easy to make on Mother’s Day. Our ingredients serve 2 people.
- In a saucepan, bring the raspberries to a simmer over medium-high heat. Whilst cooking, stir frequently until the berries have broken apart. This will take around 10-15 minutes.
- Use a fine sieve, strain the raspberries to remove the seeds and push down on the solids to get as much juice as you can.
- Refrigerate this juice for at least 2 hours.
- In 2 tall glasses, combine the raspberry juice with the lemonade, ginger ale and ice.
- Garnish with a lemon slice and serve.
Pink Watermelon Lemonade
A delicious fruity combination that can be made into a slushie! Our ingredients serve 2 people.
- 1L of lemonade
- 350g of cubed watermelon
- 200ml of lemon juice
- 200g of granulated sugar
- Fresh mint or basil
- Combine the sugar with some water in a small saucepan. Bring the mixture to a gentle boil and cook for a few minutes. Remove from the heat and pour into a heat-safe glass and refrigerate.
- Add half the watermelon and some water to a blender and purée until smooth.
- Strain the mixture through a fine sieve and set it over a large bowl.
- Repeat these steps with the remaining watermelon.
- Add the lemon juice and sugar water mixture from the fridge into the large bowl and whisk to combine. You can add more water if it’s too sweet.
- Combine this mixture with the lemonade and ice into a blender and mix until it’s a slushie consistency.
- Pour into 2 tall glasses and garnish with mint or basil.
Ginger Peach Mojito Mocktail
A great take on the classic alcoholic mojito, but instead with lovely ginger and peach flavours. Perfect for a pampering day, this Mother’s Day. Our ingredients serve 2 people.
- 1L of ginger ale
- 1 sliced peach
- 2 pieces of ginger, finely chopped
- Mint leaves
- Juice of 2 limes
- Divide the peach slices, chopped ginger, mint leaves and lime juice between 2 tall glasses.
- Use a muddler or a spoon to crush the ingredients together to release the oils and juice.
- Fill the glasses with ice cubes and pour in the ginger ale.
Grapefruit and Rosemary Mocktail
If you like a sour twang in your mocktails, this one is perfect for you. Our ingredients serve 2 people.
- 1L of pink grapefruit juice
- 1L of soda water
- 500ml of rosemary syrup (to make this, you need 500ml of water, 200g of granulated sugar and 2 sprigs of rosemary)
- To make the rosemary syrup, in a small saucepan add the water and sugar over medium heat. It should take about 5 minutes for the sugar to dissolve.
- Pour this into a heat-safe container and add the sprigs of rosemary. Let this steep for at least an hour.
- Fill 2 tall glasses with ice and add the pink grapefruit juice, rosemary syrup and soda water.
- Garnish with rosemary sprigs.