10 Cocktails To Serve At Your Easter Gathering

Cocktails can make an important part of your holiday gathering, party, or a weekend with friends. There are many kinds of cocktails to make involving different types of alcohol and mixer to suit everyone’s different tastes. You can also customize your drinks to represent the holiday or occasion you’re celebrating with your friends or family. Easter, in particular, gives a great opportunity to be creative! Here are 10 cocktails to serve at your Easter gathering.

1. Cottontail Margaritas

These tropical cocktails do a great job of combining Easter with a fruity and flavorful margarita! This cottontail margaritas recipe is simple to make and looks and tastes great. To make it “cottontail” you simply need to put some marshmallow fluff around the rims of your glasses. Then, take your glasses and dip the tops of them into a bowl with shredded coconut (similar to spreading salt onto a margarita glass). You’ll then add ice and your margarita mix including tequila, triple sec, pineapple juice, lime juice, and coconut milk.  

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10 Cocktails To Serve At Your Easter Gathering

2. Peeps Cocktail

Now, these cocktails could be hit or miss because people debate pretty strongly over whether PEEPS are disgusting or delicious. If you enjoy the marshmallow bunnies then this recipe for Peeps cocktails is a great one for you. Even if you don’t like Peeps this will still be a good cocktail just don’t eat the Peep. This cocktail is perfect for sugar-lovers and also makes a great addition to your Easter gathering. You’ll rim a martini glass with lemon then dip it into colored sugar. You’ll shake together cherry vodka, triple sec, half and half, and grenadine with some ice and strain it into your sugar-rimmed glass. Throw a marshmallow Peep on there and you’re good to go for a nice buzz as well as a sugar high.

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10 Cocktails To Serve At Your Easter Gathering

3. Lemosas

The lemosas make good cocktails for Easter or any other holiday gathering with their fruity flavor and great appearance. The recipe is easy to follow but does take a little longer than other cocktails. You’ll need to boil together sugar & water, then adding blueberries and lemon zest to make your syrup for the lemosas. The blueberries should burst then you’ll know it’s about ready, then you’ll strain the mixture and let it cool. Pour the cool blueberry syrup into the champagne flutes then put about ¼ cup of lemonade and top off with champagne! Place a lemon slice on the side and throw some fresh blueberries in there for some garnish and you’ve got yourself a delicious, great-looking holiday cocktail.

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10 Cocktails To Serve At Your Easter Gathering

4. Garden in a Glass

Some specialty cocktails highly recommend using a specific type of alcohol, but usually, you can substitute out for something on the cheaper/more convenient side if you need to. This recipe uses Prairie Cucumber Flavored Vodka shaken together with a couple of cubes of seedless watermelon, a diced lime, some agave nectar, and salt. Shake together and pour over some ice into a glass with a lightly salted rim. Use a slice of cucumber for garnish and now you’re drinking a delicious Garden in a Glass and impressing your friends/family with your drink-making skills.

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10 Cocktails To Serve At Your Easter Gathering

5. Spiked Ombre Lemonade (Layered Lemonade Drops)

This recipe is great for some Easter cocktails that are delicious and pack a punch! You’ll need to do some prep beforehand so you can make the frozen fruit layers that make this cocktail so good. You have to blend up the different layers and freeze them for about 30 minutes. Each layer will have a different fruity taste as well as filled with vodka to make these cocktails good and strong. In the end, you’ll have an Easter egg-looking drink perfect for your Easter gathering!

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10 Cocktails To Serve At Your Easter Gathering

6. Peach Bellinis

Frozen fruity cocktails are great for parties and holiday gatherings because they’re so hard to resist! This peach bellinis recipe is easy to make and can serve a lot of people. It includes frozen peaches, peach schnapps, some sugar, and ice of course to make the general mixture. Then add your champagne or prosecco as desired. It makes for a great Easter party cocktail because of it’s orange, carrot-like color!

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10 Cocktails To Serve At Your Easter Gathering

7. Lemonade Prosecco Punch

These are great cocktails to serve at your Easter party or really any occasion in general. This lemonade prosecco punch recipe gives you a tasty drink with little prep work required. Just stir together your lemonade, prosecco, and vodka then add your frozen blackberries and mint leaves. The longer you let your mint and berries sit in the mix the more the flavor will infuse into the drink! Serve it over ice and make sure you make more than enough because people will be coming back for seconds.

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8. Carrot-Orange Mimosas

The recipe for these cocktails is as straightforward as it seems and is easy to make. Simple combining carrot juice, orange juice, lime juice, and prosecco (or dry champagne or such) gives you this tasty mimosa perfect for Easter! Throw some carrot stems into it for garnish and throw a couple of these back while the kids look for their Easter eggs. 

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10 Cocktails To Serve At Your Easter Gathering

9. The Sweet Easter Bunny

This is a delicious, Easter-inspired drink perfect for your holiday parties. Sweet cocktails make perfect additions to Easter gatherings and this recipe gives you an easy and attractive-looking drink. You’ll shake up a chocolate liqueur and your vodka with some ice for your base. The recipe recommends trying out a flavored vodka, such as vanilla or whipped cream, but you can use standard no-flavor vodka no problem. You’ll then float chocolate syrup and cherry brandy on top of your drink by pouring each over the back of a spoon. Don’t leave this delicious, chocolatey cocktail out of your Easter gathering!

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10 Cocktails To Serve At Your Easter Gathering

10. Chocolate Bunny Cocktail

If you’re trying to go above and beyond for your Easter gathering then this cocktail recipe is for you. These chocolate bunny cocktails make great additions both appearance and taste-wise! You’ll combine the coconut cream, lime, lime leaves, and lemongrass into a shaker. Then add your rum, creme de cacao, and some ice and shake it up. Put crushed ice into your hollow chocolate bunny drinking glass and strain your cocktail in. Garnish with some makrut lime leaves for your “bunny ears” and enjoy this delicious drink, then eat your glass for another treat!

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10 Cocktails To Serve At Your Easter Gathering

Got any other tasty cocktails you enjoy around Easter or other holidays? Share them in the comments below!

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