Valentine’s Cocktails

What’s Valentine’s Day without a couple of cocktails? Here are two we love, made with sorbets found in our Sorbet Cocktail Mixers.

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(pg 178, Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream Desserts)

Red Raspberry Sorbet tastes grassy and fresh in this juicy cocktail.

Makes 1 drink

  • One 4-ounce chunk (about 1/4 pint) Red Raspberry Sorbet
  • 1/4 cup gin
  • 1 to 2 ounces soda water
  • Twist of lime
  • Sprig of lavender

Lean the chunk of sorbet against the side of a tall glass. Pour the gin over and add soda water to your taste. Garnish with the lime twist and spring of lavender.


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(adapted from the Hemingway Daiquiri, pg. 56, Vintage Cocktails)

One 4-ounce chunk (and 1/4 pint) Passion Fruit Sorbet

  • 1 ounce white rum
  • 1/4 ounce maraschino liqueur
  • Squeeze of lime
  • Sugar (for the rim)

Sugar the rim. Drop the Passion Fruit Sorbet in the center of the glass. Pour the rum and maraschino liqueur over the sorbet. Finish with a squeeze of lime, and top with an Amarena cherry.