Usually cocktail-making and hen party ideas only cross paths if the party is booked in for a cocktail-making class, but mixing up some classy concoctions at home can be just as fun!
If you’re looking for some simple hen party ideas, cocktails are a classic way to spice up any party. The internet is full-to-bursting with excellent recipes, but a lot of them are complicated, time-consuming and full of random ingredients that you’re not going to find in your local supermarket or off-licence.
However, here at Henit we’ve taken the liberty of scouring the world wide web to find the simplest, most scrumptious hen party cocktail recipes for our lovely hens to serve at their soirées!
There’s something for everyone on this list, from the prosecco lovers to the whiskey-worshippers, so get those muddlers and mixers out, ladies. Cocktails are the queens of great hen party ideas!
- Cotton Candy Champagne Cocktail from Lauren Conrad
- Cotton candy
- Champagne, prosecco or sparkling wine
- St. Germain liqueur
Method: Place piece of cotton candy inside your glass. Add a splash of St. Germain, and then fill to the top with Champagne!
- The Blushing Bride Cocktail from Freut Cake
2 ounces of a floral gin
1 ounce Canton Ginger Liqueur
½ ounce rose water
½ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
1-½ cups crushed ice
Rose petals to garnish*
Method: Add the gin, Canton, rose water and lemon juice. Add crushed ice, stir, and garnish with rose petals and fresh lemon zest.
- Rosé Slushies from Style Me Pretty
Bottle of Rosé
4 oz Belvoir elderflower & Rose lemonade
Sprig of lavender
Method: Freeze bottle of rosé in ice cube trays (overnight). Combine frozen Rosé, Belvoir elderflower & Rose lemonade and a handful of ice cubes in a blender. Blend until all ice cubes have been crushed and when it’s at your desired consistency. Serve in a coupe glass with an edible flower – a delectable grown-up version of slushies from your childhood!
- Sparkling Raspberry Lemon Mimosas from Aberdeen’s Kitchen
4 ounces chilled Brut Champagne or sparkling wine (cork just popped)
2 ounces raspberry lemonade, pulp strained out if desired
Fresh raspberries, sprinkled with white granulated sugar
Method: Pour about 2 ounces of Champagne into a Champagne flute (about ⅔ of the way up). Pour about 1 ounce of raspberry lemonade into the flute (almost filling the flute). Top with the fresh sugared raspberries.
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