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Top 5 Cocktails To Make With Less Than 5 Ingredients

By Khushi Multani

Want to whip a quick cocktail and are interested in learning something new? Surprise not only yourself but your guests too by making these 5 cocktails with less than 5 ingredients.

You can make these cocktails with ingredients that you can find very easily at your home.

Clover Club

The Clover Club is a cocktail that consists of gin, lemon juice, raspberry syrup, and an egg white. The egg white is not added for the purpose of giving the drink flavor but instead acts as an emulsifier. Thus when the drink is shaken, a characteristic foamy head is formed

What You´ll Need To Make Clover Club

  • 30ml Gin
  • 1 egg white
  • 15ml freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 15ml raspberry syrup
  • Raspberries
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How To Make This Cocktail

Step 1 – Add egg white gin, lemon juice, and raspberry syrup into a shaker and shake until all the ingredients are mixed well

Step 2 – Add ice to the shaker and shake until the shaker feels chilled

Step 3 – Strain the mixture into a cocktail glass

Step 4 – Top it up with 3 raspberries as a garnish

Serves: One person. Enjoy it yourself.

White Wine Sangria

A sangria traditionally consists of red wine and chopped fruit, often with other ingredients or spirits. White Wine Sangria is made with white wine.

What You’ll Need To Make Cava Sangria:

  • 1 cups diced fresh fruits
  • 1 small orange, which is thinly sliced and seeded
  • 60ml brandy, peach schnapps, white grape juice
  • Small fresh mint sprigs [As per your taste]
  • 375ml white wine
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How To Make This Cocktail

Step 1 – Combine small orange, brandy, peach schnapps, white grape juice, and diced fresh fruits(strawberries, peaches, and grapes)

Step 2 – Pour all this in a large pitcher

Step 3 – Let it sit for one hour and chill

Step 4 – Once chilled, pour wine over the fruits

Step 5 – Stir well so that it blends

Step 6 – Put the sangria into a glass

For best taste, make the drink 3 hours ahead of time.

Serves – An individual. Make it for your mom.

Skinny Strawberry Vodka Lemonade

Skinny Strawberry Vodka Lemonade is a twist on the classical lemonade we’re all familiar with and love.

What You’ll Need To Make Vodka Lemonade

  • 2 ripe strawberries, quartered
  • 15ml fresh lemon juice [one whole lemon]
  • Half tsp of sugar syrup or any sweetener
  • 40ml vodka
  • Half a cup of club soda
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How To Make This Cocktail

Step 1 – Combine strawberries, lemon juice, and syrup/sweetener into a glass

Step 2 – Crush the mixture and strain into an ice-filled glass

Step 3 – Add vodka

Step 4 – Top it up with club soda

Step 5 – Garnish it with a wedge of lemon

Serves – One person. Make it for yourself.

Ginger Rosemary

Ginger Rosemary is a gin-based cocktail that is enjoyed by everyone.

What You’ll Need To Make Ginger Rosemary

  • 60ml Gin
  • 60ml rosemary ginger syrup
  • 60ml sparkling water
  • 30ml fresh lime juice
  • 10 ice cubes
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How To Make This Make This Cocktail

Step 1 – Combine gin, sparkling water, rosemary ginger syrup, and fresh lime juice in a shaker

Step 2 – Add ice cubes to the combination

Step 3 – Shake until chilled

Step 4 – Strain it into the cocktail glass

Serves An individual. Make it for a friend.

Peanut Whiskey And Cola

A peanut whiskey with cola is a classic cocktail recommended for whiskey lovers.

What You’ll Need To Make Peanut Whiskey Cola

  • 1tbsp crushed dry-roasted peanuts
  • 60ml bourbon
  • ¼ tsp vanilla extract (optional)
  • A soft drink (cola)
5 cocktails to make with less than 5 ingredients

How To Make This Cocktail

Step 1 – Dip the rim of a rocks glass in lemon juice, put it in crushed peanuts to coat

Step 2 – Fill the glass with ice

Step 3 – Add bourbon

Step 4 – Add vanilla extract, if desired

Step 5 – Top it up with cola.

Serves – One person. Make it for your dad.

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Aperol Sour

Aperol Spritz is an Italian cocktail commonly served in Northeast Italy. It consists of prosecco, Aperol, and soda water.

What You’ll Need To Make Aperol Sour

  • 30ml gin
  • 30ml Aperol
  • 23ml lemon juice
  • 8ml simple syrup
  • 15ml egg white
  • 2 dash of Peychaud’s Bitters
5 cocktails to make with less than 5 ingredients

How To Make This Cocktail

Step 1 – Combine gin, Aperol, lemon juice, simple syrup, and egg white in a shaker

Step 2 – Shake dry (no ice)

Step 3 – Add ice after all the ingredients have been mixed properly.

Step 4 – Strain into a chilled coupe glass

Step 5 – Garnish it with Peychaud’s bitters.

Serves – One person. Make it for your loved one.

We hope these 5 cocktails to make with less than 5 ingredients help you enjoy something new. Keep learning only on Book A Workshop

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