12 Alcoholic Drinks With Sorbet for a Refreshing Treat

Published August 12, 2022
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A cocktail with sorbet is the absolutely perfect dream when you're looking for a chilly drink but don't want to turn on a noisy blender. Alcoholic drinks with sorbet will also cool you off while satisfying that sweet tooth. As you scroll through these eye-catching and delicious recipes, the hardest part will be deciding which to make.

Sgroppino

The drink name might be a mouthful, but don't let that scare you off. It's a regal name for what is an easy drink with just three easy ingredients.

Sgroppino lemon sorbet cocktail with prosecco

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. In a coupe or cocktail glass, add lemon sorbet, vodka, and prosecco.
  2. Garnish with lemon wheel.

Blood Orange Sorbet Cocktail

Skip the blood orange juice stain and get that tasty flavor in the sorbet with this tart and juicy cocktail.

Blood Orange Sorbet cocktail with vodka

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces vodka
  • ¾ ounce honey liqueur
  • 2 scoops blood orange sorbet
  • Club soda to top off
  • Blood orange wheel for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a rocks glass, add blood orange sorbet, vodka, and honey liqueur.
  2. Top off with club soda.
  3. Garnish with blood orange wheel.

Rosé Sorbet Martini

With just a small scoop of sorbet, you can take your usual glass of rosé from a simple sip to something rich and complex. Talk about an after-dinner drink.

Rose Sorbet Martini lemon sorbet cocktail

Ingredients

  • 3 ounces rosé
  • ½ ounce elderflower liqueur
  • 1 scoop lemon sorbet
  • Red currant for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In chilled glass, add lemon sorbet, rosé, and elderflower liqueur.
  3. Garnish with red currant.

Negroni Sorbet

If you're someone that turns to an afternoon negroni, evening negroni, or a summer evening negroni for a way to soothe the soul, the scoop of sorbet will completely transform your stand-by.

Negroni sorbet cocktail with gin and Campari

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. In a rocks glass, add orange sorbet.
  2. In a mixing glass, add ice, gin, Campari, and sweet vermouth.
  3. Stir to chill.
  4. Strain over orange sorbet.

Prosecco Sorbet

The ultimate two-ingredient frozen cocktail: prosecco and sorbet. If you want to add a different flavor, it's as simple as combining sorbet flavors or swapping for your favorite. Perfect for serving a crowd so they can pick out their favorite flavor.

Prosecco sorbet cocktail

Ingredients

  • 3 ounces prosecco
  • 1 scoop sorbet
  • Mint sprig for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a margarita or cocktail glass, add sorbet and prosecco.
  2. Garnish with mint sprig.

Raspberry Sorbet Bellini

Elevate your usual brunch bellini to a frozen berry explosion that'll have you sighing with each sip.

Raspberry Sorbet Bellini with prosecco

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces prosecco
  • ¾ ounce peach liqueur
  • 1 scoop raspberry sorbet
  • Raspberries for garnish, optional

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. In chilled glass, add raspberry sorbet, prosecco, and peach liqueur.
  3. Garnish with raspberries, if desired.

Strawberry Tequila Sorbet

Dip your toes into a sweet and icy tequila cocktail with a scoop of refreshingly good strawberry sorbet. You may find yourself diving into it quite often after that first try.

Strawberry Tequila Sorbet cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces silver tequila
  • ½ ounce orange liqueur
  • ½ ounce vanilla liqueur
  • Ice
  • 2 scoops strawberry sorbet
  • Chili pepper for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, tequila, orange liqueur, and vanilla liqueur.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into rocks glass over strawberry sorbet.
  4. Garnish with chili pepper.

Lemon Sorbet Margarita

Make it a frozen treat margarita but without the need for crushing ice or plugging anything in. That makes this recipe perfect for camping or hot summer nights when you don't want to expend any more effort on a cocktail.

lemon sorbet margarita with tequila

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces silver tequila
  • 1 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ¾ ounce orange liqueur
  • ½ ounce agave
  • 2 scoops lemon sorbet
  • Lemon slice for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, tequila, lemon juice, orange liqueur, and agave.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into margarita glass over lemon sorbet.
  4. Garnish with lemon slice.

Fizzy Tropical Sorbet

Take a trip to the tropics with a coconut and mango sorbet rum cocktail. Close your eyes, and listen to the breeze rustling through the palm trees -- even if it's just your maple tree. Garnish liberally with imagination.

fizzy tropical sorbet cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces white rum
  • 1 ounce cream of coconut
  • ¾ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Ice
  • 1 scoop mango sorbet

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, white rum, cream of coconut, and lime juice.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into rocks glass over mango sorbet.

Mimosa Sorbet

Make your body happy with vitamin c, but make your taste buds even happier by enjoying it in the form of a sorbet cocktail.

Mimosa sorbet cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces prosecco
  • ¾ ounce orange vodka
  • 2 scoops orange sorbet
  • Orange slice for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail or rocks glass, add orange sorbet, prosecco, and orange vodka.
  2. Garnish with orange slice.

Paloma Sorbet

Top off your grapefruit sorbet with an alcoholic twist, making it into an effortless and unique Paloma.

Paloma Sorbet cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces silver tequila
  • ¾ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 2 ounces grapefruit soda
  • 1 scoop grapefruit sorbet
  • Grapefruit slice for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a rocks glass, add grapefruit sorbet, silver tequila, lime juice, and grapefruit soda.
  2. Garnish with grapefruit slice.

Strawberry Sorbet Cosmo

Flip girl's night on its head with a fruity sorbet cosmo twist that perfectly walks the line as a dessert cocktail.

Strawberry Sorbet Cosmo cocktail

Ingredients

  • Lime wedge and sugar for rim
  • 1½ ounces citron vodka
  • ¾ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • ½ ounce orange liqueur
  • Ice
  • 1 scoop cranberry sorbet
  • 1 scoop strawberry sorbet
  • Mint sprig for garnish

Instructions

  1. Chill a martini glass or coupe.
  2. To prepare rim, rub the rim of the glass with the lime wedge.
  3. With the sugar on a saucer, dip either half or the entire rim of the glass in the sugar to coat.
  4. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, vodka, lime juice, and orange liqueur.
  5. Shake to chill.
  6. Strain into prepared over sorbet scoops.
  7. Garnish with mint sprig.

Sorbet With an Alcoholic Adult Twist

These sorbet cocktails prove that this frozen treat isn't just for kids anymore. Sorbet alcoholic drinks are for brunch, lunch, or the perfect chilly nightcap. While strolling the aisle of the frozen section next, grab a pint of your favorite flavor and whip up your new favorite drink.

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