3 Valentine’s Day Cocktails to Sweeten Your Date

Valentine’s Day is a time to look back on the times that you have shared with your significant other and truly show your appreciation. Valentine’s Day is a cause for celebration of the life you share together, and what better way to celebrate than with festive cocktails? Whether you are cooking a fancy dinner at home, or spending the night in after a special date, these cocktails will help to spice things up this Valentine’s Day.

Pomegranate Martini

Valentine's Day Cocktails, Casa Blanca Mexican Restaurant, MA

Pomegranates are widely cultivated in Mexican regions and are a unique fruit. Show how unique your love is with this tantalizing recipe.

  • 1.5 cups of pomegranate juice
  • 2 ounces vodka
  • 1 ounce orange liqueur
  • Juice of one lemon

Mix all ingredients together with ice in a shaker. Pour into a martini glasses and garnish with a slice of lemon. This drink pairs wonderfully with heart-shaped chocolate.

Strawberry Margarita

Valentine's Day Cocktails, Casa Blanca Mexican Restaurant, MA

To go along with the timeless theme of chocolate dipped strawberries, this drink will have your date begging for more. Garnish with a chocolate covered strawberry for added romance.

  • ½ cup pureed fresh strawberries (For a sweeter drink, use frozen strawberries in syrup.)
  • 1.5 ounces tequila
  • 1 ounce orange liqueur
  • 1.5 ounces freshly squeezed lime juice

Rim your margarita glass with a lime wedge and then dip in margarita salt. Combine the other ingredients in a cocktail shaker. Pour over ice and garnish with a lime and a strawberry. The salt on the rim makes this a drink that pairs well with salty foods.

Raspberries and Cream

Valentine's Day Cocktails, Casa Blanca Mexican Restaurant, MA

Raspberries are the more elegant, lesser used Valentine staple. Treat your sweetheart with a dessert and a cocktail at the same time with this tasty drink.

  • Handful of fresh raspberries
  • 1.5 ounces Irish cream

Muddle a few raspberries at the bottom of the glass. Add ice, and then pour the Irish cream over the mixture. Garnish with a few more raspberries on a cocktail spear, or freeze them and then float them in the drink. Pair with your other dessert plans for an evening to remember.

If you’re prefer not to do the preparation, Casa Blanca Mexican Restaurant would be happy to host your special evening. We have a number of tasty cocktails that pair nicely with our authentic Mexican food. We would be happy to host your Valentine’s Day dinner, or celebrate with you for a few festive drinks. Visit one of our locations in Andover, North Andover, or North Billerica, Massachusetts.