15 Baby Shower Drinks to Delight Your Guests

Published February 24, 2022
women at baby shower toasting with drinks

Throwing a baby shower doesn't need to be a drab or dry affair! It should be lively, fun, and enjoyable. One of the best ways is to pick a few baby shower drinks to complement the games, vibe, and mom-to-be.

Baby Shower Drinks Everyone Will Love

Whether it's a sweet-tart (and strong) lemonade or a delicous boozy iced tea, these are simple cocktails all of the guests will love. Make them individually or make batches for a large group.

Lazy Lemonade

This is the perfect boozy lemonade for lazy days or, you know, those easy-going moments when celebrating with friends.

lazy lemonade cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces vanilla vodka
  • ½ ounce limoncello
  • ¼ ounce honey liqueur
  • 6 ounces lemonade
  • Ice
  • Lemon wheel for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, vanilla vodka, limoncello, honey liqueur, and lemonade.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into highball glass over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with lemon wheel.

Peachy Iced Tea

As perfect as the baby to be, this peachy iced tea is a crowd-pleaser.

peachy iced tea cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces bourbon
  • 1 ounce peach liqueur
  • ¾ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Ice
  • Iced tea to top off
  • Lemon wheel for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, bourbon, peach liqueur, and lemon juice.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into highball or rocks glass over fresh ice.
  4. Top off with iced tea.
  5. Garnish with lemon wheel.

Creamsicle in a Glass

As sweet as a newborn baby, this cocktail takes the classic popsicle and turns it into a tasty drink.

creamsicle in a glass

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces whipped cream vodka
  • ¾ ounce pineapple liqueur
  • 5 ounces orange juice
  • Ice
  • Orange slice for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, whipped cream vodka, pineapple liqueur, and orange juice.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into highball glass over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with orange slice.

Babymoon

Some people spring for a babymoon--for those dreaming of a vacation, this drink hits the spot. It's easily made a mocktail by skipping the rum and allspice dram. Consider adding a splash of maple syrup for that earthy-spiced cinnamon flavor.

Babymoon cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces rum
  • 3 ounces pineapple juice
  • 1 ounce cream of coconut
  • ½ ounce allspice dram
  • Ice
  • Pineapple wedge for garnish, optional

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, rum, pineapple juice, cream of coconut, and allspice dram.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into rocks glass over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with pineapple wedge, if desired.

A Good Morning

Caffeine is a critical part of any morning, before or after the baby. Since baby showers are usually a brunch-time activity, this iced coffee cocktail is ideal.

a good morning cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces vanilla vodka
  • 1 ounce Irish cream
  • ¾ ounce cinnamon schnapps
  • 2-3 dashes chocolate bitters
  • 4 ounces chilled coffee
  • Ice

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, vanilla vodka, Irish cream, cinnamon schnapps, chocolate bitters, and coffee.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into highball glass over fresh ice.

Baby Mary

This Bloody Mary is half the size of the traditional Bloody Mary but doesn't lack any of the flavors.

baby mary cocktail

Ingredients

  • Lemon wedge and Bloody Mary salt for rim
  • 2 ounces cucumber vodka
  • 2 ounces tomato juice
  • ½ ounce pickle juice
  • ¼ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 dashes Worcestershire
  • Ice
  • Tomato, gherkin, and celery stalk for garnish

Instructions

  1. To prepare rim, rub the rim of the glass with the lemon wedge.
  2. With the Bloody Mary salt on a saucer, dip either half or the entire rim of the glass in the salt to coat.
  3. Strain into prepared glass.
  4. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, cucumber vodka, tomato juice, pickle juice, lemon juice, and Worcestershire.
  5. Shake to chill.
  6. Strain into rocks glass over fresh ice.
  7. Garnish with tomato, gherkin, and celery stalk.

Spa Day

Consider this cucumber and gin cocktail like a spa day in a glass, perfect for relaxing or sipping. You can make this a mocktail by skipping the gin and muddling extra cucumber slices.

spa day cocktail with cucumbers

Ingredients

  • 2-3 cucumber slices
  • 2 ounces botanical gin
  • ½ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Ice
  • Tonic water or club soda to top off
  • Cucumber slice for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle cucumber slices and lime juice.
  2. Add ice and gin.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into rocks glass over fresh ice.
  5. Top off with tonic water.
  6. Garnish with cucumber slice.

Wine Spritzer

Take the usual wine spritzer for a spin by adding fresh rosemary.

wine spritzer cocktail

Ingredients

  • 4 ounces white wine
  • ½ ounce rosemary simple syrup
  • ½ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Club soda to top off
  • Rosemary sprig for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a wine glass, add white wine, simple syrup, and lemon juice.
  2. Top off with club soda.
  3. Garnish with rosemary sprig.

Mixed Berry Sangria

Serve up a fizzy and refreshing berry sangria for the baby shower, with both blue and pink berries for good measure.

mixed berry sangria

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce white rum
  • 2 ounces white grape juice
  • ¾ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ¼ ounce simple syrup
  • Ice
  • Prosecco to top off
  • Blueberries, strawberry slices, and mint sprig for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a rocks glass, add ice, white rum, grape juice, lemon juice, and simple syrup.
  2. Stir to mix.
  3. Top off with prosecco.
  4. Garnish with fresh berries and mint sprig.

Pink Baby Shower Cocktails

These are a few positively pretty pink drinks for when the mother-to-be is expecting a little lady.

pretty in pink cocktail

Pretty in Pink

A sparkling champagne cocktail with the perfect pink hue.

Ingredients

  • ½ ounce raspberry liqueur
  • ¼ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Prosecco to top off

Instructions

  1. Chill a Champagne flute.
  2. In chilled glass, add raspberry liqueur and lemon juice.
  3. Top off with prosecco.

Pink Lady

A classic cocktail that is suited in both color and name for a baby shower in honor of a girl.

pink lady cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces gin
  • ¾ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ½ ounce applejack
  • ¼ ounce grenadine
  • Egg white
  • Ice
  • Lime ribbon for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add gin, lemon juice, applejack, grenadine, and egg white.
  3. Dry shake for approximately 45 seconds to mix ingredients and create a froth.
  4. Add ice to shaker.
  5. Shake to chill.
  6. Strain into chilled glass.
  7. Garnish with lime ribbon.

Watermelon Margarita

This stunningly pink margarita will quickly be a crowd favorite. Skip the tequila and liqueurs to make this a mocktail.

watermelon margarita

Ingredients

  • Lime wedge and salt or sugar for rim
  • 2 ounces tequila
  • 2 ounces watermelon juice
  • ¾ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ½ ounce orange liqueur
  • ½ ounce agave
  • Ice
  • Watermelon wedge for garnish

Instructions

  1. To prepare rim, rub the rim of the glass with the lime wedge.
  2. With the salt or sugar on a saucer, dip either half or the entire rim of the glass in the salt or sugar to coat.
  3. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, tequila, watermelon juice, lime juice, orange liqueur, and agave.
  4. Shake to chill.
  5. Strain into prepared glass.
  6. Garnish with watermelon wedge.

Baby Blue Mixed Drinks

Consider these beautifully balanced blue-hued drinks for when the mother-to-be is expecting a sophisticated gentleman.

Blue Bonnet

A sparkling blue martini with just a touch of sweetness.

blue bonnet cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce rum
  • ¾ ounce blue curaçao
  • ¼ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Ice
  • Prosecco to top off
  • Orange ribbon for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, rum, blue curaçao, and lemon juice.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into chilled glass.
  5. Top off with prosecco.
  6. Garnish with orange ribbon.

Blue Hawaii

A classic blue cocktail to bring the blue baby shower theme to life.

blue hawaii cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce vodka
  • ¾ ounce white rum
  • ½ ounce blue curaçao
  • 3 ounces pineapple juice
  • ½ ounce simple syrup
  • ½ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Ice
  • Lemon slice for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, vodka, white rum, blue curaçao, pineapple juice, simple syrup, and lemon juice.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into highball glass over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with lemon slice.

A Pirate's Life

Whether or not a pirate's life really is the life for anyone, this blue cocktail shines like the open seas- or the kiddy pool.

pirates life blue cocktail with orange slice

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces blue raspberry vodka
  • ½ ounce orange liqueur
  • ¼ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 3 ounces white grape juice
  • Ice
  • Orange wedge for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, blue raspberry vodka, orange liqueur, lemon juice, and white grape juice.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into rocks glass over fresh ice.
  4. Garnish with orange wedge.

Mixed Drinks for Baby Sprinkles and Showers

Whether you're looking for a spirit-forward drink, a spirit-less drink, or something in between, there are plenty of baby shower cocktail options available. You can even decide to go pink or blue to up the party vibes! The hardest part now is making a menu.

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15 Baby Shower Drinks to Delight Your Guests