Mother's Day Cocktail Recipes

Mom-inspired libations she'll love

Sunday, Apr 25, 2010  |  Updated 4:10 PM PDT
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Mother's Day Cocktail Recipes

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LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 16: Campari cocktails at the Campari Talks For LAXART featuring visual artist Adria Julia in conversation with art critic Jan Tumlir at LAXART on November 16, 2007 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for LAXART)

Take a peek at these delicious Mother's Day-inspired libations and treat mom to a homemade cocktail using these simple recipes:

Light Champagne Punch (pitcher)

  • 5 oz St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur
  • 5 oz pink grapefruit juice
  • 2-1/2 oz wild hibiscus syrup
  • 1 bottle Champagne (for sweeter mix, use rose sparkling wine)
  • 5 wild Hibiscus flowers

Rose Petal Martini

  • 1-1/2 shots gin
  • 1/2 cup lychee juice
  • garnish with rose petal

Bellini Mimosas

  • fresh peach slices
  • chilled peach nectar
  • Champagne
  • Grenadine syrup

Bloody Mary

  • 2 oz vodka
  • 4 oz tomato juice
  • 3 dashes red hot sauce
  • 2 dashes Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/2 tsp. horseradish
  • 1/4 oz lemon juice
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 dash ground pepper
  • 1 celery stalk

Sangria (pitcher)

  • 1 bottle of red wine
  • 1 lemon (cut into wedges)
  • 1 orange (cut into wedges)
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1 shot brandy
  • 2 cups ginger ale

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