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Cocktail recipes – alcoholic » Catford Women's Institute

Cocktail recipes – alcoholic


Recipes from 25th November

‘YELLOW BIRD’:                                                               

Rum (Light or Dark)   300 ml

Crème de Banane        75 ml

Galliano                         75 ml

Orange Juice               600 ml

Pineapple Juice           300 ml



Vodka                            500 ml

Cointreau                      250 ml

Cranberry Juice            500 ml

Lime                                Dash

‘GRIOTTINE ROYALE’:                                                     

Cherry Brandy or Crème de Cerises            100 ml

Cherry Juice                                                     200 ml

Sparkling Wine                                                750 ml

Griotte                                                               1 per glass

Recipes from previous cocktail clubs

Poinsettia Cocktail     

These quantities will make 1 jug

  • 500ml             Cranberry juice
  • 125ml             Orange liqueur (eg Cointreau)
  • 1 bottle           Sparkling wine                                           Mix; chill and serve!

Dry Bronx

These quantities will make 1 jug

  • 250ml             Gin
  • 250ml             Dry Vermouth
  • 750ml             Orange juice
  • Ice                                                                                                Mix and serve


These quantities will make 1 jug

  • 250ml             White Rum
  • 50ml               Crème de menthe
  • 750ml             Lemonade
  • 330ml             Lemon sorbet
  • Mint leaves                                                                                  Mix and serve


These quantities will make 1 jug

  • 25                    Mint sprigs
  • 250ml             golden rum
  • 100ml             Fresh lime juice
  • 50ml               Sugar syrup
  • Soda water    to top up                                                              Mix and serve

Mulled Wine

  • 1 bottle red wine
  • 1 small glass Brandy (sherry glass size)
  • 1  cup sugar
  • 2  cups water
  • Half a lemon  -both juice and rind.
  • 4   cloves
  • Half a cinnamon stick broken up
  1. Put water, sugar, lemon juice and spices in a large pan. Bring to the boil and simmer for 5 minutes.
  2. Turn off the heat; add the thinly sliced lemon rind and leave to stand for 10 minutes.
  3. Add the wine and brandy and heat together but do not boil.                            Serve.