DIY Drinks for Cocktail Hour

DIY Drinks for Cocktail Hour

So you want to have some do it yourself drinks at your wedding during cocktail hour? Depending on the venue you should be able to do this, just use the vendors liquors. This will bring an intimate setting for your guests to connect! 

  • Strawberry Vodka Drink
    Strawberry Vodka Drink
  • DIY Skinny Raspberry Lemonade
    DIY Skinny Raspberry Lemonade
  • DIY Skinny Raspberry Lemonade
    DIY Skinny Raspberry Lemonade
  • DIY Alcoholic Marshmallow Shake
    DIY Alcoholic Marshmallow Shake
  • DIY Alcoholic Marshmallow Shake
    DIY Alcoholic Marshmallow Shake

Strawberry Vodka Mixed Drink

The first drink on the list is a Strawberry Vodka mixed drink. This drink is de-lic-ous! This recipe is intended for about 2 pints, if you need to make more just double up the recipe.

Items you will need:

  • 1 Bottle of vodka (any brand)
  • Strawberries
  • Coffee filter
  • Mason jars (or any glass jar of your choosing.

Once you have all your ingredients we can get started with making the good stuff! This recipe will take a week to complete, so make sure you have a head start before the wedding! You want to rinse, hull and then quarter the strawberries. After this go ahead and ad them to you mason jar with a lid. Add the vodka and cover up the jar. Go ahead and shake up your mixture. Store in a dark, cool area (basically a refrigerator) for 7 days. Swirl it around once a day for extraction. After 4-7 days, strain mixture with a coffee filter and serve!

Raspberry Lemonade

This recipe is for the health nuts! It is only 100 calories, but tastes like 1000. Here is what you will need:

  • Havanna Club
  • Lime
  • Ice
  • 1/4 cup of fresh raspberries
  • 1 juiced lemon
  • 1 bottle of vodka

This recipe is super easy to make. All you  have to do is add the ingredients together in a mixer. Shake it up and serve. The lime should be used as a garnish to help bring together a clean fresh look to your beverage. This drink has 0g of fat and 2g of protein!! Yum!

Vodka Marshmallow Shake 

This beverage would be perfect for a winter wedding! It is quite delicious and can be used as a desert for your guests. You will need:

  • 5 scoops of vanilla ice-cream
  • 2 tablespoons of whole milk
  • 1 tablespoon of plain greek yogurt
  • 5 jumbo marshmallows
  • Crushed graham crackers
  • Whipped cream (for the topping)
  • 1 Bottle of vanilla flavored vodka
  1. On a non-stick baking sheet,  toast marshmallows until they are golden. Make sure to keep checking on them constantly, they burn quick!
  2. While your marshmallows are broiling, add ice-cream and greek yogurt in a blender. Make sure you don’t mix too much it will get too liquified. If this does happen just add some more ice-cream.
  3. Pour mixture into a glass, add graham crackers, and vodka.
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