Cosmopolitan cocktail recipe

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serves: 1
Skill: easy
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  • Cosmopolitan cocktail was made famous by Sex and the City but it’s always been a winner with us! We’re sure you’ll love our version of this classic cocktail recipe – The Cosmo. It’s such an easy cocktail to make, and it will only take you 5 mins to whip it up, so you can spend less time making them and more time drinking them. You’ll only need four ingredients to make this Cosmopolitan drink – lemon vodka, Cointreau or triple sec, squeezed lime and of course, the classic cranberry juice.


    • 30ml (1fl oz) lemon vodka
    • 15ml (1/2fl oz) Cointreau or triple sec
    • 1/2 a freshly squeezed lime or lime cordial if preferred
    • 15ml (1/2fl oz) cranberry juice


    • Shake the vodka, Cointreau, lime and cranberry juice in a shaker with ice. If you haven’t got a shaker mix the ingredients well with a spoon.

    • Decorate a martini glass with a wedge of lime and sugar around the rim.

    • Strain the cocktail into the glass and serve straight away.

    Top tip for making Cosmopolitan cocktail

    If you can't get hold triple sec for your Cosmopolitan, just use Cointreau instead.

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