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Sweetheart Cocktail Recipe (Get Your Sweetheart Drunk!)

Some cocktails just can just add to the nuances of love and companionship. From the candle-lit dinners of Paris to the intimate jazz clubs of New York, these drinks have toasted countless moments of connection and affection. The Sweetheart Cocktail, with its tender name and inviting colors, is no different.

While its origins may not trace back centuries, its place in the heart of romantic mixology is undisputed. This cocktail embodies the contemporary love affair with crafting drinks that not only taste exquisite but also tell a story and evoke emotion.

Check out the Love Heart cocktail recipe too if you’re looking for great options for the next romantic celebration.

Ingredients Need for the Sweetheart Cocktail

  1. Base Spirit: Vodka or gin provides a clean, crisp foundation.
  2. Raspberry Liqueur: Infuses the cocktail with the sweetness and depth of raspberries, adding a lush, red hue symbolic of the heart.
  3. Rose Syrup: Brings a floral sweetness that whispers of classic romance and adds a soft, pink glow to the drink.
  4. Lemon Juice: A dash of lemon juice cuts through the sweetness with its bright acidity, balancing the cocktail perfectly.
  5. Sparkling Water or Champagne: Elevates the cocktail with a bubbly effervescence.

Main Recipe

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Calorie Count: Approximately 180 calories per serving


  • 60 ml (2 oz) Vodka or Gin
  • 30 ml (1 oz) Raspberry Liqueur
  • 15 ml (0.5 oz) Rose Syrup
  • 15 ml (0.5 oz) Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 30 ml (1 oz) Sparkling Water or Champagne
  • Ice cubes

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


  1. Chill the Glass: Begin by chilling a martini glass in the freezer to enhance the serving experience.
  2. Combine Ingredients: In the Interplay Cocktail Shaker, add vodka or gin, raspberry liqueur, rose syrup, and fresh lemon juice over ice.
  3. Shake: Secure the lid on the shaker and shake vigorously for about 15-20 seconds, ensuring the mixture is well-chilled and infused.
  4. Strain: Strain the mixture into the chilled martini glass, leaving the ice behind.
  5. Top Up: Gently top up the cocktail with sparkling water or champagne for a delicate fizz.

Garnishing Options

  • Raspberry Skewer: Thread a few fresh raspberries onto a cocktail skewer and place it atop the drink for a vibrant touch.
  • Rose Petal: Float a small, edible rose petal on the surface of the cocktail to enhance its romantic appeal.
  • Lemon Twist: A twist of lemon peel not only adds to the visual appeal but also introduces an aromatic citrus note.

Serving Suggestions

Serve the Sweetheart Cocktail immediately after preparation to enjoy its full array of flavors and effervescence. For a truly romantic presentation, accompany the cocktail with a small plate of chocolate truffles or strawberries dipped in chocolate, echoing the cocktail’s themes of sweetness and love.


This cocktail is sure to capture the hearts of those who share it. Whether it’s a special occasion or a simple expression of love, the Sweetheart Cocktail, with its blend of vodka or gin, raspberry, rose, and a hint of citrus, promises a romantic experience.

Let the Interplay Cocktail Shaker be your ally in bringing this romantic concoction to life, proving that sometimes, love can indeed be bottled and shared!

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