love heart cocktail

Love Heart Cocktail (Love and Drinks Mix Well!)

The Love Heart cocktail is a delightful blend that captures the essence of romance in a glass.

Perfect for special occasions, particularly Valentine’s Day, anniversaries, or whenever love is in the air. This cocktail combines sweet, floral, and fruity notes to create a drink that’s as irresistible as love itself.

Ingredients for the Love Heart Cocktail

  1. Vodka or Gin: A clear spirit forms the base of the cocktail, with the choice depending on personal preference for a smoother (vodka) or more botanical (gin) undertone.
  2. Chambord or Raspberry Liqueur: Adds a deep red color and a sweet, fruity flavor that’s integral to the cocktail’s theme.
  3. Cranberry Juice: For a touch of tartness and to enhance the cocktail’s vibrant red hue.
  4. Simple Syrup: To balance the tartness of the cranberry juice and add sweetness.
  5. Lemon Juice: A splash of lemon juice brings a bright acidity, rounding out the flavors.
  6. Sparkling Wine or Champagne: A top-up of sparkling wine or champagne adds effervescence and elegance.

Main Recipe

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Calorie Count: Approximately 180-220 calories per serving (varies based on the choice of alcohol and the amount of simple syrup used)


  • 40 ml (1.4 oz) Vodka
  • 20 ml (0.7 oz) Raspberry Liqueur
  • 40 ml (1.4 oz) Cranberry Juice
  • 10 ml (0.3 oz) Simple Syrup (adjust to taste)
  • 10 ml (0.3 oz) Lemon Juice
  • Sparkling Wine or Champagne to top up
  • Ice cubes

For precise measurements, utilize the Interplay cocktail shaker set’s measuring tool.


  • Combine Ingredients: In the Interplay Cocktail Shaker, add vodka, raspberry liqueur, cranberry juice, simple syrup, and lemon juice over ice.
  • Shake: Seal the shaker and shake vigorously for about 15 seconds, ensuring the mixture is well chilled.
  • Strain: Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
  • Top Up: Gently top up with sparkling wine or champagne for an elegant fizz.

For more valentine special drinks check our Sweetheart Cocktail recipe.

Garnishing Options

A skewer of fresh raspberries or a delicate rose petal floating on the surface adds a visually appealing and romantic touch. For a more playful garnish, consider shaping a piece of lemon or orange peel into a heart and floating it atop the drink.

Celebrating Love with the Love Heart Cocktail

Serving the Love Heart cocktail in a way that enhances its romantic appeal and delights your special someone involves a few thoughtful touches. Choose an elegant martini glass or a coupe glass for serving. The shape of these glasses adds a touch of sophistication and showcases the cocktail’s beautiful color.

Add a personal note or toast to the moment. Sharing a few heartfelt words or a toast to your relationship can make the experience even more special and memorable.

Last but not the least Interplay cocktail shaker set not only ensures a perfect mix but also adds an element of sophistication to the cocktail-making process.

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