Celebrating Valentine’s Day with your loved one? Or want another festive way to celebrate this coming weekend? Here are 3 Ways to Celebrate with a Love Potion Cocktail!
- Romantic Cocktail for Two: Create a Love Potion cocktail for you and your significant other
- Cocktail Party: Invite friends over for a Valentine’s Day cocktail party. Offer pre-made love potion cocktails or a DIY cocktail bar where guests can create their own drinks.
- At-Home Date Night: Plan a cozy night in with your significant other. Make a love potion cocktail to enjoy while cooking a romantic dinner together or watching a movie. Add a special touch by using heart-shaped ice cubes or serving the drinks in decorative glasses.
STRAWBERRY VANILLA LOVE POTION COCKTAIL
For this recipe you will need to make the strawberry vanilla simple syrup ahead of making the cocktail recipe! We will start with that. You can definitely batch this and keep it on your bar cart too for a pretty pop of color.
Strawberry Vanilla Simple Syrup
- 1 cups water
- 1 cups granulated sugar
- 1 cup chopped strawberries
- 1 vanilla bean or 2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- Combine water and sugar in a medium-sized saucepan over medium-high heat and bring to a boil.
- Lower to a simmer and add strawberries to saucepan. Stir to combine.
- Let simmer until sugar is dissolved and syrup begins to thicken, about 10 minutes.
- Remove from heat and strain syrup through a fine mesh sieve, discarding solids, into a heatproof container like a bowl or a mason jar.
- Add one vanilla bean to container and place in fridge to cool for at least three hours before using.
Make Your Love Potion Cocktails!
This recipe makes 2 cocktails!
- 5 oz. vodka
- 3 oz. strawberry vanilla simple syrup (recipe below)
- 1 oz. lime juice
- Soda water
- In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, add vodka, strawberry vanilla simple syrup, and lime juice. Shake well.
- Pour mixture into two glasses filled with ice.
- Top with soda water and additional sliced strawberries, conversation hearts, or anything else you desire.
Hope you enjoy this Love Potion with your loved ones!!!