My Favorite Cocktail Recipes put the happy in happy hour! From a classic house margarita to inventive takes on old favorites, you’re sure to find something to toast to!

Brandon's Best Margarita, Cranberry Orange Spiked Sweet Tea, Blue smoke, Kicking Mezcal Mule.

4-Ingredient Jam Cocktails

Experience endless cocktails with just one recipe! 4-Ingredient Jam Cocktails pair any jam with any choice of sprit for unlimited flavor combinations. Cheers to that!

Strawberry Vodka, Orange Tequila, Raspberry Rum, Apricot Bourbon and Blueberry Gin cocktails.

Brandon’s Best Margarita

Making Brandon’s Best Margarita is as easy as 1-2-3! Pour, shake, and strain your way to the most refreshing, flavorful margarita you don’t have to leave home for.

A salt rimmed glass filled with margarita on a rimmed wooden serving tray. There is a lime wedge on the rim of the glass.

Peachy Keen Cocktail

A complex, yet refreshing cocktail with the peach jam bringing out the sweetness in the bourbon and the aged tequila adding some nice earthy complexity.

Peachy Keen Cocktail

Blue Smoke

A surprisingly refreshing cocktail that combines mezcal and bourbon with the sweetness of blueberries to balance out the strong, smoky flavors of the spirits.

Blue Smoke Cocktail

Zesty Lemonade Cocktail

A classic vodka lemonade kicked up with the addition of rich limoncello and spicy chile liqueur. A refreshing poolside cocktail that may be a bit too easy to drink!

A tall glass of lemonade cocktail on a rimmed white tray on a white marble counter. In the background is a white bowl filled with lemons.

Apple Cider Sangria

The perfect make-ahead cocktail to serve at a fall gathering. It’s easy, festive and absolutely delicious!

Apple Cider Sangria

Cranberry Orange Spiked Sweet Tea

The perfect cocktail for the holidays! It’s deliciously sweet, citrusy and spiced just right.

Cranberry Orange Spiked Sweet Tea

Kicking Mezcal Mule

A tasty twist on a Moscow Mule. It has the perfect balance of smoky and sweet with a little heat!

Kicking Mezcal Mule

Sparkling Raspberry Mojitos

Made with muddled mint, raspberries, lemon, simple syrup and rum then topped with Prosecco for a simple, gorgeous and satisfying sip!

Sparkling Raspberry Mojitos

Cranberry Cheer Cocktail

A festive cocktail that’s so great for the holidays or any days. It’s a bright and flavorful drink with the perfect balance of tart and sweet.

Cranberry Cheer Cocktail by The BakerMama

Apple Cider Smash

Here’s to graduating from the kids’ table! Bourbon, ginger beer and a dash of cinnamon make this Apple Cider Smash the perfect Thanksgiving or Friendsgiving cocktail.

Apple Cider Smash by The BakerMama

Tailgate Tea

Sure to be a fan favorite! Sweet tea is spiked with bourbon and combined with orange juice, pineapple juice and lemon juice for a refreshing and flavorful drink that’s a guaranteed game day winner!

Tailgate Tea

Sparkling Sweet Tea Sangria

A refreshing summer cocktail easily made with sweet tea, sparkling wine, orange liqueur and fresh berries. The star-spangled fruit kabobs give each glass a fun and festive touch!

Sparkling Sweet Tea Sangria

Sake Sangria

These Sake Sangria recipes will take your carry-out sushi night to the next level! Cucumber Ginger Sake Sangria and Red Sake Sangria make a delicious addition to your sushi night in. Kanpai!

Sushi and Sangria Spread by The BakerMama

If you make any of My Favorite Cocktail Recipes, be sure to snap a picture and share it with me or tag me on Instagram @thebakermama so I can see. 😍 I love seeing how inspired and creative y’all get with the recipes I share. Enjoy!


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