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5 Hacks To Shake Up Cocktails At Home Like A Pro

    Want to kick back with a drink after a workday {or even on a lazy weekend evening} but don’t want to head over to the nearest watering hole? Well, what if we got you recipes for easy cocktails to be mixed up right at home, and with not more than five ingredients! Go ahead and drink up!

    Thai Mango Crush

    What is it: A mango martini with a twist

    Ingredients

    Vodka Fresh Basil Leaves Lime Juice Mango Juice Green chilli – deseeded

    Method: Shaken

    Muddle basil along with vodka and green chilli {deseeded} Add rest of the ingredients and shake well with ice Pour onto a pre-chilled martini glass Decorate with a mango sliver

    Indian Summer

    What is it: Combination of cucumber, rosemary with classic gin and tonic

    Ingredients

    Gin Rosemary sprigs Cucumber Tonic

    Method: Built up

    Muddle the cucumber , gin and rosemary Fill the glass with crushed ice and top up with Tonic Decorate with cucumber sliver Collins glass preferred or hurricane

    Melon Madness

    What is it: Watermelon Mojito

    Ingredients

    White Rum Fresh watermelon chunks Fresh watermelon juice Mint Leaves Lime Juice

    Method: Built up

    Muddle fresh water melon chunk, mint leaves and rum Add a dash of lime juice and fill it with crushed ice Top up with watermelon juice

    Hot Tip: The whole drink can be also done with green apple instead of watermelon chunks and use soda or lemonade to replace watermelon juice as top up.

    Mexican Mayhem

    What is it: Whisky with jalapeno and pineapple juice

    Ingredients

    Whisky – scotch Pineapple juice Jalapenos Mint Leaves Lime juice or Orange zest

    Method: Built up

    Muddle jalapeño, mint leaves and whisky Add a dash of lime juice or orange zest, fill with crushed ice Top with pineapple juice Can be served in a Hurricane glass or a Collins

    Ruby Desire

    What is it: Pomegranate cosmopolitan

    Ingredients

    Vodka Pomergranate juice Lime Juice

    Method: Shaken

    Pour all ingredients in a cocktail shaker Add ice and shake well Strain onto a pre-chilled martini glass Can be served with a few pomegranate seeds on top