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Valentine's Day Cocktails

Updated on October 18, 2014

Valentine's Day Cocktails - Cheers to Valentine's Day!

For that special Valentine's Day party or special dinner, you'll need some special Valentine's Day drinks!

Here you'll find some of my favorites, both alcoholic and non-alcoholic. Plus, links to some other special items that will help making any Valentine's get-together better!

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Strawberry Kiss
Strawberry Kiss

The Strawberry Kiss

Ingredients:

- 1 1/2 oz. Absolut Vanilla

- 1/2 oz. strawberry liqueur

- Splash of CranPineapple juice

- Champagne

Mixing:

- Mix the Vanilla, Strawberry Liqueur and CranPineapplie juice

- Pour into Champagne Flute

- Top with Champagne

Garnish - Place one small strawberry into the flute before pouring into flute

(photo credit: Courtesy of Absolut)

Cocktail Napkins, Of Course - Because Spills Happen

Sweet Greetings Valentine Paper Beverage Napkins 18 Per Pack
Sweet Greetings Valentine Paper Beverage Napkins 18 Per Pack

These beautiful heart-themed beverage napkins will look great with your Valentine's drinks!

 
Strawberry Punch
Strawberry Punch

Strawberry Punch

A wonderful refreshing drink that can be made with or without alcohol!

Ingredients:

- 3 fresh strawberries

- 3 slices canned pineapple

- 1/2 oz. pineapple syrup from the can

- 1/4 oz. simple syrup

- 2 oz. white rum (optional!)

Simple syrup is made by dissolving one part sugar in one part boiling water, then let cool. Make this in quantity in advance of your party to sweeten up almost any drink!

Mixing:

- Mash fruit well with a for, then pour over ice into a martini shaker.

- Shake well

- Pour into glass and garnish with fresh fruit.

(photo credit: Svend Lindbaek)

White Cherry Cosmo
White Cherry Cosmo

White Cherry Cosmo

When You're Tired of Pink

Ingredients:

- 2 oz. Smirnoff Black Cherry vodka

- 1 oz. white cranberry juice

- 3/4 oz. Cointreau

- Splash of fresh lime juice

Mixing:

- Combine all the ingredients in a martini shaker

- Add ice

- Shake well

- Strain into glass

Garnish: Fresh cherries look awesome, but you can use dried if fresh are not available.

(photo credit: Svend Lindbaek)

Chocolate Kiss Martini
Chocolate Kiss Martini

Chocolate Martini

There's nothing like chocolate for Valentine's Day, and this Chocolate Martini is a wonderful drink to mark the occassion!

Ingredients:

- 1 1/2 ounces vanilla vodka, chilled

- 1 1/2 ounces white Creme de Cacao

- 1 Hershey's chocolate kiss

- Chocolate-flavored liqueur (like Godiva)

- Sweetened cocoa powder, shaved chocolate or chocolate syrup (optional, for glass garnish)

Mixing:

- Wet the rim of a chilled martini glass with water or chocolate syrup, then dip the rim in cocoa powder or shaved chocolate (optional)

- Drop a Hershey's kiss into the bottom of the glass

- Fill a cocktail shaker half-full with ice

- Add the vodka and creme de cacao

- Shake well and pour into martini glass

- Top off with a splash of chocolate liqueur

(photo credit VCMBC)

What are YOUR Valentine's Day Plans? - Know Any Great Valentine's Cocktails?

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    • Celebrates profile image

      Celebrates 

      3 years ago

      These Valentine's Day cocktails sound delicious, they really do.

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      chickie99 

      5 years ago

      love a good cocktail..the more "out there" the better!

    • CozyKitty profile image

      CozyKitty 

      5 years ago

      Suddenly I'm feeling *thirsty* !! :)

    • kabbalah lm profile image

      kabbalah lm 

      5 years ago

      I'll drink to that :)

    • sousababy profile image

      sousababy 

      6 years ago

      Oh, I never tire of learning new cocktail recipes (Valentine's Day or anytime of year) - thanks for sharing.

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      anonymous 

      6 years ago

      These cocktail recipes are great, would love to try them :) *Blessed

    • Pam Irie profile image

      Pam Irie 

      6 years ago from Land of Aloha

      The White Cherry Cosmo or the Chocolate Martini look particularly yummy. :)

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      anonymous 

      7 years ago

      One of my favorite cocktails that I will be serving with my dinner tonight is TY KU's TY Me Up

      1.5 oz. TY KU Soju

      2 oz. Pineapple Juice

      Splash of Vermouth and a splash of Agave Nectar.

      Sooo yummy, everyone always loves them, and they are only about 100 calories per drink. Happy Valentines Day everyone!

    • rlivermore profile image

      rlivermore 

      7 years ago

      I just might have to make some of these for Valentine's Day!

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