Looking for the very best easy Valentine’s Day cocktails to serve up to your significant other? We have you covered with everything from sweet dessert shots to bubbly champagne drinks and everything in between. You are sure to find the perfect drink to sip on during your romantic get togethers.
- Valentine’s Martinis
- Cherry Martini
- Raspberry Martini
- Grasshopper Cocktail
- Peanut Butter Cup Martini
- Shots for Valentine’s Day
- French Kiss Shot
- Strawberry Shortcake Shot
- Chocolate Covered Pretzel Shot
- Chocolate Covered Strawberry Shot
- Bubbly Drinks
- French 75 Cocktail
- Blushing Bride Cocktail
- Pink or Red Cocktails
- Pink Russian
- Love Potion Cocktail
- Pink Pussycat Cocktail
- Cherry Vodka Sour
- Dessert Drinks
- Frozen Brandy Alexander
- Peanut Butter Whiskey Milkshake
- Banana Foster Cocktail
- Colorado Bulldog Drink
Whether you are looking for drinks with pink, red, and white Valentine’s day colors or just some chocolate, strawberry or other Valentine’s flavors this list has you covered. These are carefully selected as the best easy Valentine’s Day cocktails.
Drinks on this list were selected based on: flavors, colors and ease to make. Keep on scrolling to find the best drink to serve at your Valentine’s day date.
These martinis are all perfect for Valentine’s day from sweet dessert drinks to bright red fruity drinks.
Sweet cherries mingled with light citrus flavors are what you will enjoy when you shake up this cherry martini.
Why it’s good: easy to customize the flavor – add some champagne to make it sparkling or some chocolate liqueur to add a sweetness. It’s also fast to shake up in just 5 minutes.
Full of sweet and tangy raspberry flavor, this raspberry martini is a nice fruity cocktail. If you are looking for a lighter, fresher tasting drink this you should try this one out.
Why it’s good: it’s made with fresh raspberries for a light, fruity flavor. It’s bright red color is perfect for this holiday.
This grasshopper cocktail tastes like you are drinking mint chocolate chip ice cream. It is a creamy, sweet chocolate peppermint flavor that is perfect to serve as a dessert drink.
Why it’s good: super easy to make with just three ingredients. You can shake this together in 3 minutes.
Peanut Butter Cup Martini
A decadent dessert martini, the peanut butter cup martini is full of sweet peanut butter and chocolate flavors. If you love Reece’s, then you will love this martini.
Why it’s good: easy to dress this up with extra chocolate syrup and a peanut butter cup on the rim. Don’t want a full drink? Try this peanut butter cup shot instead.
Shots for Valentine’s Day
These fun shot are all sweet and decadent dessert shots. Full of chocolate, strawberry and other sweet flavors.
French Kiss Shot
This layered french kiss shot is full of Valentine’s colors – pink, red and white. It is a sweet shot that tastes a bit like a strawberry creme hard candy.
Why it’s good: it’s an eye catching signature shot that is sure to dazzle your date. Even though it looks fancy, it’s really easy to make and can be ready in just a few minutes.
Strawberry Shortcake Shot
This strawberry shortcake shot is like dessert in drink form. It is full of sweet strawberry flavor with hints of vanilla and cake. A true dessert shot.
Why it’s good: you can turn this into a whole drink with this strawberry shortcake martini. It looks and tastes fancy, but it’s literally just three ingredients and is so easy to make.
Chocolate Covered Pretzel Shot
Chocolate covered everything for Valentine’s Day, right? This chocolate covered pretzel shot is the perfect combination of salty, nutty and chocolate flavors.
Why it’s good: it’s a fancy looking shot with chocolate syrup drizzle and a pretzel garnish. But only uses 3 ingredients, so it’s super fast to mix up.
Chocolate Covered Strawberry Shot
Chocolate covered strawberries are a classic Valentine’s Day dessert. So, why not try them in drink form with this chocolate covered strawberry shot? This decadent drink is a centerpiece drink with it’s colored layers and elaborate garnishes.
Why it’s good: you can easily customize the look of this drink, add an actual chocolate covered strawberry slice as a garnish or shake it instead of layering. Want a different flavor? Try this chocolate covered cherry shot.
Here are a few of the very best bubbly drinks made with champagne that are great for serving at Valentine’s day.
French 75 Cocktail
If you are looking for a classic cocktail to serve, this one will hit the spot. This French 75 drink tastes a bit like a gin sour, but with some fizziness added in. It has a nice botanical flavor mixed with a tart citrus.
Why it’s good: easily mix this up in under five minutes. Plus, you can customize the flavors by making a french 125, french 76 or french 77 all of which substitute the gin for another liquor.
Blushing Bride Cocktail
A blushing bride cocktail is a red, fizzy drink. It is full of sweet fruity flavors like cherry and peach. This refreshing, sweet, but like cocktail is perfect for Valentine’s celebrations early in the day or at night.
Why it’s good: it’s super easy to mix up in just a few minutes. It’s bright red color is perfect for an extra color pop for the occassion.
Pink or Red Cocktails
Of course a list of Valentine’s day drinks wouldn’t be complete without at least a few pink cocktails and red cocktails.
The pink russian cocktail is a nice strawberry flavor variation of the more well-known black russian drink and white russian cocktails. This sweet, creamy drink tastes a lot like a strawberry cappuccino.
Why it’s good: nice, light pink color that fits in great for the holiday. You can mix this up in 5 minutes or less with only 4 ingredients.
Love Potion Cocktail
With a name like the love potion drink, this one had to make this list. This pretty pink cocktail is lightly sweet and tart and bursting with fruity flavors.
Why it’s good: easily customize the flavors by using a flavored vodka or switching up the fruit juices a little. And, if you are having a bigger celebration, you can easily make this by the pitcher.
Pink Pussycat Cocktail
A pink pussycat drink is a light and refreshing cocktail with flavors of grapefruit and light botanicals. As it’s name implies, it’s also a pretty pink color making it a nice pop of color to add to celebrations.
Why it’s good: perfect for Valentine’s celebrations earlier in the day. It’s super easy to shake up and can be made by the pitcher if you are having a bigger celebration.
Cherry Vodka Sour
Why it’s good: super easy to shake this one together in just 5 minutes and you can make a pitcher if you are serving a bigger party. Additionally, you can always make a different flavored sour drink, but keep the red flavor by trying a cranberry whiskey sour.
Valentine’s day is known for it’s sweet foods full of chocolate, fruits and other sweet flavors. From boozy milkshakes to sweet cocktails, here are some great dessert drinks for Valentine’s day.
Frozen Brandy Alexander
Why it’s good: dress this one up with extra garnishes like a chocolate rim, chocolate syrup and whipped cream. Unlike most frozen drinks, this one is pretty fast to make and can be ready in under 10 minutes.
Peanut Butter Whiskey Milkshake
A peanut butter whiskey milkshake is so decadent and delicious. It’s literally a milkshake with peanut butter whiskey blended in. This tastes just like a peanut butter cup milkshake – so good!
Why it’s good: this boozy milkshake is super easy to customize and dress up – add chcoolate syrup, chocolate rim, whipped cream, maraschino cherries and more. You can use different flavored ice cream as well.
Banana Foster Cocktail
Looking for dessert in a glass? This banana foster cocktail will hit the spot. Just like the dessert of the same name, it is full of sweet banana, chocolate and butterscotch flavors.
Why it’s good: this is a nice cocktail that you can serve in place of dessert if you want. It’s also easy to dress up with fun garnishes like a banana slice or chocolate rim.
Colorado Bulldog Drink
A colorado bulldog drink tastes sort of like a light, but fizzy sweet coffee drink. It’s an interesting combination of ingredients that you wouldn’t expect to be so good together.
Why it’s good: this is a sweet drink, but not one that is too decadent or heavy. It’s super easy to stir up in under 5 minutes.