Negroni drink recipe

Easy three-ingredient cocktails

Make the most of your drinks cupboard with our quick and easy cocktails, from classic negronis to pre-batched martinis and smooth white russians

Looking for easy cocktails to make at home? Want to create your own cocktails without the complex ingredients and fuss? We’ve got you covered with our easy ideas that bring the bars to the comfort of your home, from Italian negronis to Brazilian caipirinhas and a Manhattan to make like a trendy New Yorker. Next, try our best cocktail recipes.

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Easy three-ingredient cocktails

Negroni

Want to know how to make the best negroni? Check out our quick and easy recipe for this punchy Italian cocktail using only three ingredients – gin, Campari and vermouth.

Negroni Drink Recipe

Amaretto sour

This Amaretto sour, topped with egg froth and a maraschino cherry, makes a simple but stylish cocktail to serve at your next drinks party.

An amaretto sour in a tumbler topped with a cherry, with a napkin on the side

White russian

Vodka, coffee liqueur and cream is all it takes to make this smooth, classic cocktail. Serve in an old fashioned glass, to be really authentic.

White Russian Recipe

Vesper martini

The key to this vesper martini is Lillet Blanc, a wine-based aperitif from France. It’s shaken with gin and vodka and served with a twist of lemon to make an elegant cocktail.

Two martini glasses on a tile

Live like a trendy New Yorker in your own home with our classic Manhattan recipe made with whisky, vermouth and Angostura bitters. It’s best served in a coupe glass, with an illuminous cocktail cherry to garnish.

Manhattan Recipe

Kir royale

This simple concoction of Champagne, blackcurrant liqueur and blackberries make an impressive cocktail fit for a festive gathering or special family treat.

Three kir royale cocktails with blackberries in the background

Pre-bottled dirty martini

This easy cocktail is a great one to make in a batch and keep chilled in the fridge for emergencies.

Dirty Gin Martini Cocktail Recipe

Bicicletta spritz

A sophisticated take on a classic cocktail, this recipe uses dry white wine (a light Italian variety) in place of the usual prosecco, along with Campari and soda water. Garnish with an orange for the best result.

Bicicletta spritz

Caipirinha

Mojito fans in particular will love this light, zesty yet punchy cocktail from Brazil. Muddle lime wedges, caster sugar and cachaca together to bring your holiday to your home.

Caipirinha Recipe

Old fashioned

A seriously sophisticated cocktail, the original old fashioned calls for just three ingredients plus a twist of orange to garnish. It’s a punchy, mature and super-classy option to sip on at home.

Easy Old Fashioned Cocktail Recipe

Sake cider fizz

Spike sparkling cider with sake and yuzu juice for an elegant, easy-drinking cocktail to perk up your weekend.

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Cider Cocktail Recipe with Sake

Rum negroni

Rum makes this drink a little gentler than a classic gin negroni. Combine with vermouth and Campari for an easy, 3-ingredient cocktail to cheer you up.

Rum Negroni Recipe