Mother’s Day Cocktail Recipes!

May 10, 2013    |    By +
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We at are starting the Mother’s Day Weekend off with a toast to all the lovely, wonderful and amazing Mother’s out there. This weekend is all about Mom and to get it off to a good start, we’re listing out our Mommy Approved cocktails we know she’ll love, courtesy of Patron Tequila.

Prepare any one of these tasty cocktails for your Mom, your Mommy friends, or even one for your Mommy self and declare tonight a Mom inspired Happy Hour! You can also add some extra cheer this Sunday and serve any one (or all!) of these cocktails for a Mother’s Day brunch.

If you’re still stumped or scrambling for a gift for Mom, make sure to see our Last Minute Mother’s Day Gifts guaranteed to make it on time for the big day!

Let the celebrations begin…

Mom PatrolMom Patrol 

Patron XO Cafe Dark Cocoa 1 oz.

Almond Milk (or similar) 0.75 oz.

Espresso 1 oz.

Grenadine 0.5 oz.

Lemon peel for garnish

Cocoa nibs for garnish

Pour all ingredients into a shaker. Shake vigorously. Strain over ice in a Collins glass. Garnish with lemon peel and cocoa nibs.

Mommy Dearest!

Mommy Dearest!

Patron XO Cafe Dark Cocoa 2 oz.

Patron Citronge Liqueur 0.5 oz.

Pyrat Rum 0.5 oz.

Shake with ice. Strain into a sugar-rimmed martini glass.

Patron Mother's Little Helper

Mother’s Little Helper

Patron XO Cafe Dark Cocoa 1.5 oz.

Patron XO Cafe 1.5 oz.

Espresso 1 oz.

Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a cocktail glass.

Mommy ElixirMommy Elixir 

Patron XO Cafe Dark Cocoa 2 oz.

White Crème de Menthe 0.5 oz.

Cream 1 oz.

Fresh mint for garnish

Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a rocks glass with ice. Garnish with fresh mint.

Mom's Black Stiletto

Mom’s Black Stiletto

Patron XO Cafe Dark Cocoa 2 oz.

Irish whiskey 1/2 oz.

Hot coffee 2 oz.

Heavy cream for garnish

Maraschino cherry for garnish

Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a champagne glass. Garnish with heavy cream and a maraschino cherry.


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