4 Creative and Fun Valentine Cocktail Recipes

Have you noticed a lot more pretty pinks and sultry reds in your life recently? It’s not just your rose-colored glasses—Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and with it, the opportunity to make Cupid proud and show that special someone in your life how much you care. 

From pizza and romcom nights to romantic weekend getaways, there’s no shortage of ways to make the holiday special. Whether you’re celebrating solo, with your best friends, or your soulmate, Valentine’s Day is your chance to acknowledge every form of love out there.

Fun fact? Cupid loves celebrating his big day with cocktails.

Valentine’s Day is a tasty occasion to test out some creative and fun holiday-inspired cocktails. Whether you and your significant other are taking a special trip or spending the evening at home, these valentine cocktail recipes made with alcohol ice pops are sure to put you in the lovey-dovey mood.

 

Strawberry Vodka Cocktail

#1 Frozen Citrus Strawberry Vodka Cocktail

When it comes to Valentine’s Day cocktails (and most other pink vodka drinks), never underestimate the power of champagne. A timehttps://sliqspiritedice.com/blog/4-creative-and-f…cocktail-recipes/-honored staple of dewey-eyed toasts and declarations of love, champagne is practically synonymous with romance.

That’s why the Frozen Strawberry Vodka Cocktail is perfect for a Valentine’s Day cocktail. The sparkle of the champagne matches the twinkle in your loved one’s eyes—and the cocktail’s red hue matches the festivity of the occasion.1 

Ingredients:

Here’s what to do next:

  1. In a martini mixer, muddle a few strawberries.
  2. Then, add the vodka and the SLIQ Spirited Ice Vodka Cranberry & Grapefruit Pop.
  3. Shake well, then top with champagne, stirring to combine.
  4. To up the romance factor, serve the cocktail in a champagne flute or wine glass and garnish with a strawberry.   

Not into vodka ice pops? Try this recipe by substituting the vodka for agave spirit or rum—just don’t forget to switch your SLIQ Spirited Ice frozen cocktail pop to one of our agave spirit or rum options, available in strawberry flavor. 

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#2 Frozen Red Lotus

If you’re looking for a cocktail that’s as sweet as your love, then look no further than the Frozen Red Lotus. Riffing on the perennially popular vodka cranberry by adding lychee liqueur—thought by some to be a potent aphrodisiac2—this drink is both familiar and exciting. 

Even better? It’s as simple to make. Here’s how:

Begin by collecting your ingredients. You’ll need:3

Next, start mixing:

  1. Mix all the ingredients together in a martini shaker.
  2. Shake well. Then pour, serve, and enjoy your cranberry and citrus vodka drinks.

#3 Frozen Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Cocktail

Chocolate-covered strawberries are a sultry treat for this romantic holiday—and they’re even more seductive in cocktail form. 

This fun and festive cocktail is usually made with vodka, but we’re subbing in tequila in our recipe to add a smoky, mellow note to an otherwise sweet and sugary drink. 

To make your own Frozen Chocolate-Covered Strawberry cocktail, you’ll need:4

And here’s how to do it:

  1. Puree the strawberries – you can make a fresh strawberry puree in a food processor or right in your blender. 
  2. Once you’ve pureed the strawberries, you can mix the creme de cocoa, half and half, tequila, and your frozen margarita pop
  3. Garnish, pour, and serve. Swirling an empty wine glass or chilled cocktail glass with a little chocolate syrup really heightens the ‘wow’ factor of this one. Once you’ve done that, pour the drink, garnish with a chocolate covered strawberry, and let the romance begin. 

#4 Frozen Bésame Cocktail

Finally, nothing gets closer to the heart of the holiday than the classic Bésame Cocktail. From the Spanish word for “kiss me,” this delicious love potion cocktail is perfect for saying what you can’t say with words.

Ingredients:5

This classic cocktail involves a few steps, but they’re all pretty straightforward. 

  1. In a martini shaker, muddle the lime wedges and raspberries until very well blended.
  2. Once you’ve muddled the fruit, add the Agavero liqueur, SLIQ Spirited Ice Agave frozen cocktail pop, and the raspberry liquor. Shake together until well mixed. 
  3. Remove the lid from the martini shaker and pour the mixture into highball glasses. Garnish with a lime wedge or fresh raspberries and serve. 

SLIQ Is For Lovers 

What’s most important on Valentine’s Day is spending quality time with the one you love. Whether you’ve been married for decades or are just starting out with someone new, it’s a day set aside for reflecting on the love between the two of you.

And while specialty cocktails can be a scrumptious way to celebrate, sometimes it’s best to remember to K.I.S.S.by that we mean “keep it simple, sweetheart!”. 

Enter SLIQ’s alcohol ice pops. Perfect in cocktails or on their own, SLIQ’s premium frozen cocktails are quick, enjoyable, and guaranteed to make an impression. Choose from agave, vodka, and rum options in delicious flavors like:

  • Classic (lime) margarita, strawberry margarita, and mango margarita
  • Lemonade, blue raspberry, and cranberry & grapefruit
  • Coconut & lime daiquiri, pineapple daiquiri, and strawberry daiquiri

Ready to make most of this Valentine’s Day? Open your relationship to SLIQ Spirited Ice frozen cocktail pops.

Sources: 

    1. Sugar, Spice, and Glitter. Grapefruit Vodka Cocktail. https://sugarspiceandglitter.com/grapefruit-vodka-cocktail/ 
    2. No Garlic No Onions. Increase Your Sexuality with Food. https://www.nogarlicnoonions.com/increase-your-sexuality-with-food-lychee/#:~:text=Lychee%20has%20a%20long%2Dstanding,Chinese%20culture%20as%20an%20aphrodisiac.&text=Although%20there%20is%20no%20definitive,been%20said%20to%20boost%20arousal.
    3. The Spruce Eats. Red Lotus Cocktail Recipe with Lychee Liqueur. https://www.thespruceeats.com/red-lotus-cocktail-recipe-761149
    4. Club Crafted. Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cocktail for Valentine’s Day. https://www.clubcrafted.com/chocolate-covered-strawberry-cocktail-for-valentines-day/ 
    5. The Spruce Eats. Bésame Cocktail Recipe. https://www.thespruceeats.com/besame-kiss-me-cocktail-recipe-759590