These 30 Easter Cocktails Are So Refreshing, You'll Want a Boozy Brunch Every Day
Whether you're planning an Easter brunch, late lunch, or low-key early dinner, one thing's for sure: spending Easter at home means you must celebrate with cocktails as festive as the food you're making (or ordering, no judgments on our end!).
If you're in search of a few springtime sippers to accompany your grand meal, we've gathered 30 for you to test out. They include classics you already love, like Aperol Spritzes and Bloody Marys, and new recipes, like rhubarb passion margaritas and limoncello Champagne. Trust us, these drinks are so good, you'll want to add them to your weekly cocktail rotation — even when it's not a holiday!
— Additional reporting by Nicole Perry
Quench your thirst with an out-of-this-world delicious Watermelon Spritz. First, you'll want to create frozen watermelon cubes, then combine them with your favorite Sauvignon blanc and a splash of club soda or tonic. Garnish with a sprig of basil and enjoy with your Easter meal!
Grapefruit Gin Spritz
For an enhanced spin on the spritz cocktail, add a splash of gin! Complemented by refreshing grapefruit flavors, this recipe is guaranteed to be a hit on Easter Sunday — or any Sunday, if we're being real.
Boozy Blackberry Sage Lemonade
Surviving a long winter earns you a refreshing beverage, like this blackberry lemonade. With a bright red hue that's perfect alongside an Easter meal, whip this up for anyone who's dreaming of warmer days.
Minty Grapefruit Caipirinha
Inspired by Brazil's national cocktail, this pink drink is a cute addition to your Easter festivities. With fresh lime, mint, grapefruit, and white rum, this beverage goes down super smooth. Drink up!
Blackberry Lilac Mojito
On the hunt for an Easter drink your self-isolation crew will love? This lilac mojito has got it all. Fresh flavors, pretty colors, and wild flowers that smell just like a beautiful bouquet. You can thank us later.
Rhubarb Passion Margarita
Equal parts sweet and sour, this tempting cocktail is an Easter Sunday must. Some of its delightful ingredients include silver tequila, fresh agave nectar, passionfruit pulp, and even strawberry rhubarb jam. Yum!
Fig Honey Thyme Prosecco Smash
If you want to impress your household with your drink-making abilities, all you have to do is make this charming creation. Full of figs, plums, and elderflower liqueur, they'll be going back for seconds and thirds.
Rhubarb, Grapefruit, and Thyme Cocktail
You and your stay-at-home squad will be sipping on this drink all night long, thanks to its fresh and fruity flavor. The baby-pink color ties in with the theme of Easter, making this cocktail an annual must.
Sparkling Pomegranate Cocktail
A mix between a frozen margarita and a tequila mimosa, this sparkling pomegranate cocktail is sure to make Sunday a fun day. Secure little red or pink name tags to the stem of each glass to add a cute Easter touch.
Strawberry Mojito Cocktail
Fresh strawberries, lime juice, and mint come together to make this mouthwatering libation. Ideal for an Easter brunch, these drinks are light, refreshing, and totally tasty.
Limoncello Champagne Cocktail
Move over, mimosas — a new light and refreshing drink is on hand. Try a limoncello cocktail made from mint, lemon juice, and sparkling wine for a taste that's out of this world.
Minted Orange and Strawberry Coolers
Delicious and pretty, these fruity drinks make at-home entertaining effortless. With a pitcher-style recipe, you can make these before Easter Sunday even arrives!
Rose and Ginger Paloma
Simple, delicious, and perfect for Easter, this rose-infused paloma is as dreamy as can be. With a subtle touch of rose water, this drink has a floral twist that makes it extra spring-like.
This blush cocktail is a delightful blend of grapefruit juice, elderflower liqueur, and either rosé or Champagne.
Hibiscus Sparkling Wine
Celebrate Easter with a Champagne cocktail that calls for wild hibiscus flowers. The flower's taste will take sweetness to a whole new level.
Make this strong, classic cocktail on Easter Sunday and prepare to have a very, very good time. A Negroni is 100 percent liquor, after all.
Salted Caramel Cocktail
No Easter plans? Treat yourself to a decadent salted caramel concoction that's both a drink and dessert in one. (The chocolate shavings and marshmallow garnish are only somewhat optional.)
This honeyed cocktail truly is the bee's knees. Don't believe us? Try it with your Easter meal for a sweet addition.
Ginger Salty Dog
Easter is full of delicious sweets, so how 'bout adding some tart with this gingery grapefruit and vodka drink? For a festive touch, use Hawaiian pink sea salt to rim the glass.
If you're looking to be able to sip on a drink all day long, a Pimm's Cup is a perfect fit. It's not too strong, and it's full of bright, fresh flavors like cucumber, mint, and lemon.
The Aperol spritz is like a grown-up, bittersweet take on orange soda.
Made with both mango purée and grapefruit juice, this juicy drink is like a mimosa-bellini hybrid.
Serve up spicy Bloody Marys for those who prefer a savory sipper.
Complete your pastel outfit with a matching lavender-hued drink in hand.
Sparkling Lillet and Grapefruit Cocktail
Elegantly simple, this Lillet-based aperitif is a crowd-pleaser.
At first, kiwis and tequila may sound like an unusual combination, but the two pair like peas in a pod in a muddled fruit cocktail.
Lillet Rouge and Ginger Cocktail
Have lots of cooking to do this Easter? Keep drinks low fuss with this three-ingredient stunner.
Ramos Gin Fizz
For a daytime drink that's classic yet less obvious than a Bloody Mary or a mimosa, turn to a ramos gin fizz. The frothy New Orleans favorite has been around for more than a century.
Redhead in Bed
While its sassy name might not sound Easter appropriate — just call it a strawberry citrus spritzer — its fresh, fruity flavor and relatively low alcohol content make it a great brunch option.
You just can't go wrong when you mix Champagne and orange juice. Mimosas are classic, timeless, and undeniably delicious.