Easy fruity cocktail recipes

Two peach-coloured cocktails in short glasses with salted rims and a wedge of grapefruit

Find our best ever fruity cocktail recipes, perfect for any occasion. Whizz up a frozen strawberry daiquiri for a quick summer serve, or try a wintry spiced pear cocktail for cooler months. These versatile drinks are great for entertaining. 

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Easy fruit cocktail recipes

Piña colada

Transport yourself to the tropics with our perfect piña colada recipe. This creamy rum cocktail is made with coconut cream and sharp pineapple juice to create a perfectly balanced drink that’ll remind you of your favourite summer holiday.

Piña colada cocktail in a glass, with pineapple wedge garnish


Paloma cocktail

The margarita’s softer, breezier cousin – this tequila-based cocktail makes a great sip for the summer months, starring refreshing grapefruit.

Two peach-coloured cocktails in short glasses with salted rims and a wedge of grapefruit


Raspberry daiquiri

A classic with a twist, this bright-red concoction uses fresh raspberries, lots of lime juice and white rum. A fruity, refreshing cocktail, perfect for a smooth summer serve to impress your guests.

Raspberry Daiquiri Recipe


Zombie

This tiki tipple uses a rum base, both white and dark, shaken up with lime, pineapple juice and bitters to make a punchy retro cocktail. Garnish with cherries, orange or a pineapple wedge for a kitsch feel.

Three tall zombie cocktails with fruit in the background


Banana daiquiri

Transport yourself to a sunny beach with this tropical cocktail packed with fresh banana, white rum, lime juice and Cointreau.

A banana daiquiri cocktail with fresh banana on the side


Lychee martini

Silky, fruity and tart, this light and tropical cocktail from London bar Humble Chicken makes for an elegant aperitif.

a pale pink liquid being poured into a martini glass from a copper cocktail shaker


Mai tai

This totally tropical cocktail is a heady mix of two types of rum, orange curacao, almond syrup and lime juice. Perfect with a pineapple wedge.

Two mai tai cocktails topped with fresh mint


Sunny side

This sunset-coloured cocktail comes from Milk Beach, a restaurant that serves Australian-inspired dishes. You’ll need chilli-infused rum and sweet mango puree for this recipe.

An orange-coloured cocktail


Passion fruit caipirinha

This simple Brazilian cocktail is ideal for warm summer evenings. Passion fruit and lime pair perfectly with cachaca, Brazil’s most popular spirit.

Passion Fruit Caipirinha Recipe


Frozen strawberry daiquiri

Whizz up this vibrant red cocktail in a flash, perfect for party season. Blend together fresh, sweet strawberries, white rum, lime and plenty of ice for an instant cooling tipple.

Frozen Strawberry Daiquiri Recipe


Passion fruit martini

Add both sharpness and sweetness to your next martini with fresh passion fruit and lime juice. Vanilla vodka, if you have it, works well in this recipe.

Passionfruit Martini Cocktail Recipe


Bramble

This recipe for a classic Bramble gin cocktail is a great one to have in your repertoire. A drizzle of blackberry liqueur is the final fruity touch for this late-summer cocktail.

Bramble gin cocktail


Winter-spiced pear cocktail

This pear cocktail is light, but the warming spices of star anise and cinnamon, and the silky texture you get from the egg white, make it a great seasonal alternative.

Spiced Pear Cocktail Recipe


Pineapple whisky sour

Like a whisky sour, but with the added tropical tang and sweetness of pineapple juice. Adding a little fruit makes this whisky cocktail light and refreshing.

Pineapple Whisky Sour Recipe


Cosmo margarita

Cosmopolitan meets margarita in this fragrant and sophisticated cocktail, made with floral hibiscus tea, tequila and triple sec for an added dose of citrus flavour.

Cosmo Margarita Recipe


Kir royale

A classic celebratory cocktail, this one contains champagne, cassis (blackcurrant liqueur) and a solitary blackberry to garnish.

Three kir royale cocktails with blackberries in the background


Blood orange margarita

Blood oranges add a beautiful ruby red hue to a pitcher of margaritas. Remember to add a large pinch of hot chilli powder to really make your cocktail sing.

Blood Orange Margarita Recipe


Pink lemonade cocktail

Mix up this crowd-pleasing vodka cocktail in minutes with a dash of bright pink raspberry liqueur and a squeeze of lemon juice to balance the sweetness.

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Sloe sazerac

A seriously punchy whisky cocktail perfect for slow sipping during the winter months. This simple sloe gin and whisky cocktail will warm you up from the inside out.

Sloe Sazerac in a glass


Apricot bellini

Blitz up fresh apricots in this summery version of a classic Italian cocktail. It’s ideal for tasting to a special occasion and turning a simple glass of prosecco into something next level.

Bellini Cocktail Recipe with Apricots

 


Pomegranate and vodka cocktails

Friday night has never looked so good with these easy-to-make pomegranate and vodka cocktails. Whip these up for friends and enjoy the fresh flavour of the pomegranate, with the sharp twist of lime zest.

Three glasses of pomegranate and vodka cocktails


Blood orange campari cocktails

Campari is an Italian herbal liqueur, most famous for its bitter taste, beautiful red colour, and the role it plays in the classic negroni. The sweet orange juice in this cocktail balances the slightly bitter taste of Campari to make a refreshing apéritif.

Campari Cocktail Recipe with Blood Orange


Cheeky rita

A cheeky cocktail recipe from one of our favourite bars, Loves Company. Refreshing pineapple and lime juice are spruced up with Herradura tequila and herby thyme.

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Bourbon and apple fizz

Apple and whiskey are a great flavour match. Turn them into an innovative cocktail with a little help from Angostura bitters.

An apple cocktail in a tall glass


 

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