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Cocktail Recipes And Cake Pairing You Have To Try

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Love cocktails and cakes? Wondering if they would make a great pair? Yes! If you are looking for some inspiration to level up the dessert game, we have got just what you need. We have compiled a list of simple and easy cocktail recipes and cake pairings that are a treat to the taste buds! So, are you ready to indulge in some sweet and boozy goodness? Let’s go!

Decadent Cocktail Recipes & Cake Pairings

1. Gin and Tonic Cocktail Recipe

Gin and Tonic
Gin and tonic is a simple and easy cocktail that you can mix at home. This delightful gin cocktail is a staple across many bars and house parties and is perfect for any occasion. The rich botanicals of gin beautifully blend with the crispy tonic water to create this enticing drink. Here’s a gin and tonic cocktail recipe made using Tanqueray No TEN gin for you:

Ingredients
- Tanqueray No TEN Gin - 60ml
- Tonic water - 120ml
- Lime wheel/grapefruit slice - 1
- Ice

Method
- Grab a highball glass and fill it with ice.
- Next, measure and pour gin into the glass over the ice.
- Top up with tonic water.
- Stir the mixture gently to combine.
- Garnish with a lime wheel or grapefruit slice.

Recommended Cake Pairing: Vanilla Cake

2. Rum And Coke Cocktail Recipe

Rum And Coke
This is a classic rum cocktail that is loved by many worldwide. The cocktail recipe is absolutely simple and easy to make at home. The delightful flavours of rum and coke are perfect for any occasion. Here’s the cocktail recipe featuring Captain Morgan Dark Rum.

Ingredients
- Captain Morgan Dark Rum - 50ml
- Cola - 125ml
- Lime Wedge - 1
- Ice

Method
- Grab a tall glass with ice.
- Measure and pour Captain Morgan Dark Rum over ice.
- Top up with cola. 
- Stir gently to combine.
- Garnish with a wedge of lime and serve chilled!

Recommended Cake Pairing: Chocolate Cake

3. Vodka Martini Cocktail Recipe

Ketel One Vodka Martini
Sip on the classic vodka martini and boost your party moments. This enticing blend of vodka and vermouth is a must-try. Shake it or stir it, and garnish with olives or lemons, the vodka martini is a versatile drink that you can easily experiment with. Here’s the cocktail recipe made using Ketel One Vodka for you to try:

Ingredients
- Ketel One Vodka - 50ml
- Dry Vermouth - 12ml
- Lemon Zest - 1 piece

Method
- Grab a cocktail shaker and fill it with ice.
- Measure and pour Ketel One vodka, and dry vermouth into the shaker. 
- Shake vigorously and strain the mixture into a chilled martini glass. 
- Garnish with lemon zest.

Recommended Cake Pairing: Pound Cake

4. Whisky Sour Cocktail Recipe

Whisky Sour Cocktail
This classic whisky cocktail has stood the test of time and for a good reason. Whisky Sour is a simple and easy-to-make cocktail at home. It packs a delightful burst of flavours that will tickle your senses. Here’s the cocktail recipe made using Johnnie Walker Black Label Blended Scotch Whisky for you:

Ingredients
- Johnnie Walker Black Label Blended Scotch Whisky - 60ml
- Lemon Juice - 22ml
- Simple Syrup - 22ml
- Aromatic Bitters - 2 dashes
- Egg White - 1
- Lemon Peel - 1
- Ice

Method
- Measure and pour Johnnie Walker Black Label Blended Scotch Whisky, fresh lemon juice and simple syrup into the shaker.
- Add two dashes of aromatic bitters and egg whites into the shaker.
- Shake the ingredients well without ice (dry shake).
- Next, add ice into the shaker and shake again vigorously to combine.
- Using a cocktail strainer, strain the foamy mixture into a coupe or rocks glass.
- Garnish the drink with a lemon peel. Serve and enjoy!

Recommended Cake Pairing: Carrot Cake

5. Margarita Cocktail Recipe

Margarita Cocktail
This classic tequila cocktail is easy to mix and tastes absolutely thrilling! The fusion of Don Julio Blanco Tequila, orange liqueur, fresh lime and agave syrup is a must-try. Here’s a cocktail recipe featuring Don Julio Blanco:

Ingredients
- Don Julio Blanco Tequila - 60ml
- Triple Sec - 15ml
- Lime Juice - 30ml
- Agave Syrup - 15ml
- Lime Wheel - 1
- Salt
- Ice

Method
- Rub a lime wedge over the rim of a margarita glass and then dip it into salt to coat.
- Grab a cocktail shaker and fill it with ice.
- Measure and pour Don Julio Blanco tequila, triple sec, freshly squeezed lime juice and agave syrup into the shaker. 
- Shake vigorously to combine the ingredients.
- Using a cocktail strainer, strain the mixture of the prepared margarita glass over the fresh ice.
- Garnish the drink with a lime wheel and serve.

Recommended Cake Pairing: Lemon Cake