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Top 10 Cocktails You Can Make Under 10 Minutes

by Khushi Multani

Top 10 Cocktails You Can Make Under 10 Minutes

Are you craving a quick cocktail for yourself? Or just want to swoop your guests from under their feet? We have something for you which will not only make your heart happy but also your guests jealous. Leave your guests wondering, “How could you whip something so yum so quickly?” by learning about these quick 10 Cocktails You Can Make Under 10 Minutes.

Cocktail 1 – Woo-Woo

Woo Woo is an alcoholic beverage made of vodka, peach schnapps, and cranberry juice. It’s a tasty cocktail typically served in a high glass.

What you need to make Woo-Woo

  • 100ml Vodka
  • 50ml peach schnapps
  • 200ml cranberry juice
  • Fresh lime juice
  • Some Ice
Woo Woo

How to make Woo Woo

Step 1: Take a shaker

Step 2: Fill the shaker with ice 

Step 3: Add vodka, peach schnapps, and cranberry juice to it

Step 4: Add a few drops of lime juice to it.

Step 5: Shake well.

Step 6: Strain into a tumbler which is filled with extra ice

Step 7: Garnish with a wedge of lime.

Number of servings:

Either two people or one person twice

Calories: Approx.150 Cal per serving

Get ready to relax and enjoy your time!

Cocktail 2 – Sea Breeze

Sea Breeze is a cocktail that contains vodka with cranberry juice and grapefruit juice and is usually consumed during the summer months.

What you need to make Sea Breeze

  • 100ml vodka
  • 200ml cranberry juice
  • 100 ml grapefruit juice
  • Lime
Top 10 Cocktails You Can Make Under 10 Minutes

How to make Sea Breeze

Step 1: Fill two tall glasses with half water

Step 2: Add ice to the water

Step 3: Pour vodka, cranberry juice, and grapefruit juice into it.

Step 4: Stir gently until the glass feels cold and is fogged.

Step 5: Garnish with a thin slice of lime.

Number of servings

A couple or 2 servings for a single person.

Calories: Approx. 200 Cal per serving

Enjoy your drink with your loved ones.

Cocktail 3 – Appletini

Appletini was initially called Adam’s Apple Martini because the bartender who created it was named Adam. It was created in 1996 at Lola’s West Hollywood restaurant.

What you need to make Appletini

  • 100ml Vodka
  • 100ml cloudy apple juice
  • 2tsp of lemon juice
  • 2tsp maple syrup
  • Apples
Cocktails You Can Make Under 10 Minutes

How To Make Appletini

Step 1: Take an ice-filled shaker

Step 2: Add vodka, cloudy apple juice, and maple syrup to it

Step 3: Shake till to feel the shaker is very cold.

Step 4: Add the mixture into a martini glass

Step 5: Garnish it with a slice of apple.

Number of servings

Either a single person or a couple.

Calories: Approx.180 cal per serving

You’ll feel like you are on a beach and enjoying the sunlight sipping on it.

Cocktail 4 – Espresso Martini

Espresso Martini is a cold, coffee-flavored cocktail made with vodka, espresso coffee, coffee liqueur, and sugar syrup.

What You Need To Make Espresso Martini

  • 60ml vodka
  • 60ml Kahlua
  • 60ml coffee
  • Sugar syrup to taste
  • Coffee beans
10 Cocktails To Make Under 10 Minutes

How To Make Espresso Martini

Step 1: Fill ice in Boston glass

Step 2: Pour vodka, Kahlua, and coffee into it

Step 3: Shake well

Step 4: Strain and pour cold into a coupe glass

Step 5: Garnish with 3 coffee beans.

Number of servings

Either a couple or an individual twice.

Calories: Approx.100 Cal per serving

Feel the adrenaline with coffee and vodka.

Cocktail 5 – Brown Derby 

Brown Derby, originally called the “De Rigueur” in cocktail books, is a three-ingredient cocktail named after a hat-shaped Los Angeles diner. The cocktail was created at Vendôme Club on Sunset Boulevard in 1930.

What You Need To Make Brown Derby

  • 120ml Bourbon whiskey
  • 60ml fresh grapefruit juice
  • 30ml honey syrup
Brown derby cocktail

How To Make Brown Derby

Step 1: Put ice in the shaker

Step 2: Pour bourbon whiskey, grapefruit juice, and honey syrup into a cocktail shaker.

Step 3: Shake properly.

Step 4: Strain the mixture into a chilled cocktail glass

Step 5: Garnish with a twist of grapefruit.

Number of servings:

Either you twice or you with a loved one.

Calories: Approx.170 Cal per serving

Enjoy this drink with a hint of fruity side.

Cocktail 6 – Bee’s Knees

Bees Knees is a Prohibition Era cocktail made with gin, fresh lemon juice, and honey. It is served shaken and chilled, often with a lemon twist. The name comes from prohibition-era slang meaning “the best.”

What You Need To Make Bee’s Knees

  • 120ml Gin
  • 30ml fresh lemon juice
  • 30ml honey syrup
  • Lemon
Bees knees cocktail to make

How To Make Bee’s Knees

Step 1: Fill the cocktail shaker with ice

Step 2: Pour all the ingredients into the shaker

Step 3: Strain the mixture into a chill cocktail glass

Step 4: Garnish with a twist of lemon.

Number of servings:

Either for a couple or double the quantity with four people.

Calories: Approx.195 Cal per serving

Add a little sweetness to your drink.

Cocktail 7 – Godfather

Godfather is a duo mixed drink made of Scotch whisky and amaretto. Typically, the drink is served with ice in an old-fashioned glass.

What You Need To Make Godfather

  • 60ml scotch whiskey
  • 60ml amaretto
  • Orange
Godfather cocktail

How To Make Godfather

Step 1: Fill a glass with ice

Step 2: Add 30ml of bourbon and a cube or syrup of sugar

Step 3: Pour both the ingredients and stir till chill

Step 4: Garnish with a twist of orange and a cherry on the top.

Number of servings

Enjoy two servings to yourself.

Calories: Approx 200 Cal per serving

Enjoy this bitter-sweet drink in the middle of the day on your holiday.

Cocktail 8 – Brandy Flip

What You’ll Need To Make A Brandy Flip

  • 120ml brandy
  • 60ml simple syrup
  • Whole egg
  • Fresh nutmeg

How To Make Brandy Flip

  • Pour brandy, simple syrup, and egg into a shaker
  • Shake these ingredients without ice
  • After the egg is emulsified, add ice to the shaker
  • Strain the mixture into a stemmed cocktail glass
  • Garnish with freshly grated nutmeg on the top.

Number of servings

Either an individual or try it with someone who loves trying new cocktails.

Calories: Approx 225 Cal per serving

This is such a new and fun drink for your palate.

Cocktail 9 – Bourbon Tea

What You Need To Make Bourbon Tea

  • 60ml Bourbon
  • 15ml Lemon juice
  • Mint leaves
  • Lemon
burbon tea cocktail

How To Make Bourbon Tea

  • Boil 2 cups of water
  • Add sugar and stir till dissolved completely  [as per your taste]
  • Turn the stove off and add 4-6 regular tea bags.
  • Cover it and let it sit for 5-8 minutes
  • Add 2 cups of cold water.
  • Refrigerate it until chilled
  • Pour the tea into a pitcher or tall jar.
  • Pour bourbon and lemon juice into it.
  • Stir well
  • Top with ice
  • Garnish it with mint leaves and a lemon wedge

Number of servings:

Either an individual or a party of 6 people with double quantity.

Calories: Approx.150 Cal per serving

This is a great cocktail to entertain your guests and enjoy it ice cold.

Cocktail 10 – Daiquiri

Before you start making the drink – Keep your cocktail glasses in the refrigerator and let them get chilled

What you need to make a classic Daiquiri:

  • 120ml white rum
  • 60ml fresh lime juice
  • 45ml simple Syrup
  • Lime
daiquiri cocktail to make under 10 minutes

How to make Daiquiri

  • Pour white rum, fresh lime juice, and syrup into a shaker.
  • Add ice to the shaker.
  • Shake until chilled
  • Get your cocktail glasses out of the refrigerator.
  • Then strain into a cocktail glass.
  • Garnish with a lime wheel.

Number of servings:

Either one person or try it with your family.

Calories: Approx.150Cal per serving

This drink will take you to your happy places and make you feel relaxed.

Enjoy these drinks and remember to enjoy them responsibly. We have a workshop coming up called “Decoding Spirits with Drinks & Destinations” check out the workshop now. 

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