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This Love Potion Cocktail is a blend of sweet, tart, and bubbly, perfect for Valentine’s Day, a cozy date night, or whenever you feel like adding a little romance to your day.

love potion cocktail in martini glass

Are you ready to mix up something magical and romantic? Today, I’m going to share with you a special recipe to share with love ones – the Love Potion Cocktail.

You know, I feel like Valentine’s Day is a bit of an unsung hero. I know what you might say. It’s a holiday made by greeting card companies! Right?

Well, here’s the thing. It comes around every year…It’s not going away. Why not use that as an opportunity to get a little closer to our loved ones?

This cocktail will add a little something special to your day of love. I love the color and flavor of this drink. It really brightens my day!

Feel free to try out different garnishes, too! Nothing says you have to stick with the suggestions in my recipe. I’ve got a few extra ideas you might like down below.

This love potion recipe will be just the thing for your romantic night in with your partner. Heck, it would be tasty and fun any night of the week!

Its beautiful color and delicious taste make it a hit for any occasion. Let’s get into more about this Love Potion Cocktail.

Some of our other favorite cocktail recipes we have on our site include: Easy Peach Bellini Recipe (The BEST Cocktail!), Prosecco Melon Cocktails Recipe with Watermelon Syrup, and Kiss On The Lips Drink (Best Mango Cocktail Recipe).

love potion cocktail on white serving board

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS:

  1. Perfect Balance of Flavors: Chambord, cherry vodka, and lime juice create a perfect harmony between sweet and tart.
  2. Easy and Quick: As long as you’ve got all the ingredients, it only takes about 3 minutes to whip up, making it ideal for last-minute plans.
  3. Stunning Presentation: The vibrant color and garnishes make it visually stunning. It’s seriously beautiful and fun. 

INGREDIENTS NEEDED (SCROLL TO THE BOTTOM OF THIS POST FOR THE FULL RECIPE CARD):

  • Chambord
  • Cherry vodka
  • Simple syrup
  • Fresh squeezed lime juice
  • Ice
  • Club soda
  • Fresh raspberries, maraschino cherries, and lime wheels for garnish
ingredients needed for love potion cocktail

HOW TO MAKE LOVE POTION COCKTAIL:

  1. Add the Chambord, vodka, simple syrup, and lime juice to a cocktail shaker. 
  2. Shake well to combine.
  3. Add ice to serving glasses. Pour the cocktail over the ice evenly in each glass.
  4. Top with club soda and gently stir.
  5. Garnish with fresh raspberries, maraschino cherries, and a lime wheel.
collage of images showing how to make love potion cocktail

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT THIS RECIPE:

CAN THIS BE MADE FOR A PARTY?

Definitely! For a party, this Valentine’s Day cocktail is ideal.

Simply calculate the ingredients based on the number of guests and serve it in a large pitcher.

It’s a fantastic choice for special occasions, and you can even prepare it 5-10 minutes before guests arrive to ensure freshness.

CAN THIS BE MADE AHEAD?

Yes, indeed! You can mix all the ingredients, except the club soda and ice, ahead of time.

This is great for when you’re hosting a party and need to manage time effectively.

Just add the club soda and ice right before serving to maintain the cocktail’s fizz and ensure it’s in the perfect liquid state for your guests.

close up image of love potion cocktail overhead

HOW DO YOU MAKE SIMPLE SYRUP?

Making simple syrup is really straightforward. It involves dissolving equal parts sugar and water in a saucepan over medium heat.

Once the sugar is completely dissolved, which usually takes about 5-10 minutes, allow the mixture to cool. You can find more details in the FAQ section of my blog post or contact me for step-by-step instructions.

Remember, simple syrup is an essential ingredient in many delicious cocktail recipes, including this love potion drink.

ANY ADDITIONS?

While this list will likely change the flavor and appearance of the drink, they sure do look tasty!

  • Strawberry hearts for a romantic touch
  • Grapefruit juice for a citrusy twist
  • Peach schnapps for a fruity kick
  • Strawberry vodka for a berry twist
  • A splash of cranberry juice cocktail
  • Pomegranate juice for depth
  • Lemon juice for extra tang
  • Raspberry vodka for a berry variation
  • Empress gin for a unique flavor

ANY SUBSTITUTIONS?

Sure thing! Let me know if you have any other great ideas for changing things up here.

  • Lemon-lime soda instead of club soda for extra sweetness
  • Different flavored vodkas (vanilla, raspberry, strawberry)
  • Homemade simple syrup instead of store-bought
  • Use honey or agave as a sweetener alternative
  • Non-alcoholic versions with fruit juices
  • Switch Chambord with pomegranate martini mix for a different berry flavor
love potion cocktail served in martini glasses

HOW TO STORE:

Refrigerator: Best enjoyed fresh, but you can store the mix without soda and ice in the fridge for a day. You don’t want to miss out on the carbonation!

Freezer: Not recommended for freezing. The drink will separate and likely change in flavor and texture.

DANA’S TIPS AND TRICKS:

  • Chill Your Glasses: Serve your cocktail in chilled glasses for an extra refreshing experience.
  • Garnish Wisely: Garnishes not only add flavor but also make your drink visually appealing.
  • Balance the Flavors: Adjust the sweetness or tartness to your liking.
  • Use Fresh Ingredients: Fresh lime juice and raspberries make a big difference.
  • Shake Well: Ensure all ingredients are well mixed for the best flavor.
  • Serve Immediately: For the best fizz and freshness, serve right after mixing.
a hand holding up love potion cocktail in air

This Love Potion Cocktail is a wonderful drink and an experience to be shared! It’s a delightful mix that’s sure to bring a smile to your face and a touch of romance to your evening.

Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day, a special occasion, or just because, this cocktail is a perfect choice. So go ahead, mix up this magical potion, and toast to love and happiness!

If you’ve tried this LOVE POTION COCKTAIL, let me know how it turned out in the comments! You can follow me over on PINTEREST, INSTAGRAM OR FACEBOOK to find some more of our mouthwatering recipes! 

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Love Potion Cocktail Recipe

Author Dana at ThisSillyGirlsKitchen.com
Prep: 3 minutes
This Love Potion Cocktail is a blend of sweet, tart, and bubbly, perfect for Valentine’s Day, a cozy date night, or whenever you feel like adding a little romance to your day.
Servings 2 servings

Ingredients
  

Instructions

  • Add the Chambord, vodka, simple syrup, and lime juice to a cocktail shaker.
    3 ounces Chambord, 3 ounces cherry vodka, 2 ounces simple syrup, 1 ounce lime juice
  • Shake well to combine.
  • Add ice to serving glasses. Pour the cocktail over the ice evenly in each glass.
    ice
  • Top with club soda and gently stir.
    club soda
  • Garnish with fresh raspberries, maraschino cherries, and a lime wheel.
    fresh raspberries for garnish, maraschino cherries for garnish, Lime wheels for garnish

Notes

  • Chill Your Glasses: Serve your cocktail in chilled glasses for an extra refreshing experience.
  • Garnish Wisely: Garnishes not only add flavor but also make your drink visually appealing.
  • Balance the Flavors: Adjust the sweetness or tartness to your liking.
  • Use Fresh Ingredients: Fresh lime juice and raspberries make a big difference.
  • Shake Well: Ensure all ingredients are well mixed for the best flavor.
  • Serve Immediately: For the best fizz and freshness, serve right after mixing.

Nutrition

Calories: 309kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 0.1g | Fat: 0.1g | Saturated Fat: 0.04g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.05g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.01g | Sodium: 21mg | Potassium: 48mg | Fiber: 0.1g | Sugar: 35g | Vitamin A: 7IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 1mg
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Course Drinks
Cuisine American

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