8 Easy and Fun TikTok Cocktail Recipes To Try This Freshers

Let’s raise a glass to the beginning of the next academic year – it’s fast approaching!  

If you’re looking to level up your cocktail menu this freshers or just need some inspiration for easy summer drinks, then you’ll want to check out our guide on 8 easy and fun cocktail recipes and how to make them. There’s a drink for everyone in the guide, which we’ve curated from #Drinktok.  

Time to get mixin’.  


1. Corona Sunrise  

This viral recipe from TikTok is super simple and perfect for fresher’s week, if you’re a beer and fruity flavours fan, then you’ll love this one!

Not only is it a refreshing and tasty cocktail, but it’s also faff free, as you don’t need a cup, a cocktail shaker or any bits and bobs like that.  

Here’s All The Ingredients You’ll Need 

  • Bottle of Corona 
  • 25 ml tequila 
  • 25 ml orange or pineapple juice 
  • 25 ml grenadine 
  • Slice of fresh lime (optional) 

How To Make It 

  • Open your bottle and drink down to where the label is (to ensure your ingredients will fit in).  
  • Add a shot of your tequila of choice, juice and grenadine.  
  • Top with a slice of fresh lime 

Voilà! There we have it, your quick and easy Corona Sunrise – mmm.  

Corona cocktail

2. Sex On The Beach  

Sex On The Beach is an iconic cocktail which we all love, you’re lying if you don’t like this one.

We’ve got a quick and easy cocktail recipe for you from TikTok to become a bartender this fresher’s week. Blow your flatmates away with this bad boy!  

Here’s All The Ingredients You’ll Need 

  • 50ml vodka 
  • 25ml peach schnapps  
  • 50ml orange juice 
  • 50ml cranberry juice 
  • Ice 
  • Orange slice to garnish (optional) 

How To Make It 

  • Fill a glass with ice 
  • Pour in your vodka, peach schnapps and juice 
  • Mix it together, using a spoon or straw 
  • Add your orange slice  

You’re all done with this cocktail recipe – Cheers!

Sex on the beach cocktail

3. Fruit Pastille Cocktail  

This Fruit Pastille cocktail hits different, especially as it’s so easy to make in your uni kitchen!

If you’re fancying something different and don’t want to spend too much money, then this ice lolly cocktail from TikTok is the perfect option. You do need a blender to create this slushy goodness, so if you don’t have one, we’re sure one of your flatmates will!  

Here’s All The Ingredients You’ll Need 

  • 25ml of vodka 
  • 25ml of peach schnapps  
  • 2 Fruit pastille lollies (You can manage with one) 
  • Fanta lemon 
  • Ice  

How To Make It 

  • Chuck your fruit pastille lollies into a blender 
  • Add the vodka and peach schnapps 
  • Add in your ice cubes 
  • Pour in some fanta lemon 
  • Blend until a slushy consistency is created 

There we have it, the yummy Fruit Pastille cocktail recipe – enjoy!  


4. Rainbow Cocktail  

This Rainbow Cocktail is a really fun recipe from TikTok to create during freshers, it looks and tastes amazing, so you’ll be able to get some funky pictures of your layered creation (if you make it properly).

This drink is also the perfect pride bevvie!  

Here’s All The Ingredients You’ll Need 

  • Half a glass of pineapple juice 
  • 3 shots of peach schnapps (75 ml) 
  • 25ml grenadine  
  • Blue curacao  
  • Vodka  
  • Ice 

How To Make It 

  • Pour your ice into a glass or plastic cup 
  • Pour your pineapple juice halfway to the top  
  • Add in your peach schnapps  
  • Add in the grenadine 
  • Get a separate glass or cup and add in your blue curacao and vodka, then mix together 
  • Pour the glass of blue curacao and vodka over your cocktail  

Now, you should have a burst of colours within your glass and a tasty drink to sip on – we hope you love it as much as we do!  

Rainbow cocktail

5. Vimto Twist  

This cheeky Vimto Twist is an easy and fun TikTok cocktail recipe to make with your pals during freshers.

Why not split the cost of ingredients and have an evening of making cocktails?!  

Here’s All The Ingredients You’ll Need 

  • 25ml Strawberry Sourz 
  • 25ml Cherry Gin 
  • 25ml Rasberry Vodka 
  • 15ml Lime Juice / cordial  
  • A can of fizzy Vimto  
  • Ice 

How To Make It 

  • Add ice to a glass 
  • Pour in strawberry sourz, gin and vodka 
  • Add your lime juice, or squeeze a fresh lime  
  • Top it with fizzy vimto (as much as you like)  

We told you it was easy, didn’t we?! We can’t get enough of this boozy goodness, try it for yourself (it’s one of our fave cocktail recipes from Tiktok). 

Vimto cocktail

6. Summer Fruit Spritz  

Calling all guys and girlies, you have to try this fruity cocktail from TikTok!

It’s easy to create and makes a great Instagrammable pic. Bring in the good times this September (or any time) with this gorgeous drink.  

Here’s All The Ingredients You’ll Need 

  • Water 
  • Strawberries 
  • Mint 
  • 25ml Gin 
  • Lemonade 

How To Make It 

  • Add some water to an ice tray, then add strawberries and mint leaves 
  • Pop them in the freezer (For about ½ hours) 
  • Take them out the freezer and add a few cubes to your glass 
  • Add in your gin of choice and top with lemonade 

You’re all sorted! We don’t know about you, but we can’t wait to try this one. You can easily make any of the TikTok cocktail recipes like this one this into a mocktail by taking out the gin if you don’t want any alcohol in it.  


7. Passionfruit Cocktail  

If your drink of choice is a passionfruit martini, then you’re gonna love this one!

This cocktail recipe video by @alannamairi has gone viral on TikTok, with only a few simple ingredients and steps required to create this refreshing bevvie, it’s no wonder people can’t get enough of it.  

Here’s All The Ingredients You’ll Need 

  • Ice 
  • Orange slices 
  • Strawberries 
  • Orange juice 
  • 25ml of Passoa Passion Liqueur 
  • Slice of passionfruit to garnish (optional)

How To Make It 

  • Add some ice cubes to a glass  
  • Add some strawberry and orange slices 
  • Pour in some orange juice (about half a glass) 
  • Add in the passoa  

Get sipping on this lovely drink – you might just discover a new fave!  

Passionfruit cocktail

8. Limoncello Spritz  

Bring in the holiday vibes with this cocktail recipe from TikTok. You’ll feel like you’re on the coast of Italy whilst sipping on this one (but instead you’ll be in student accommodation).

It’s for sure no bog-standard cocktail, level it up with a Limoncello Spritz! 

Here’s All The Ingredients You’ll Need 

  • Ice 
  • 60ml Limoncello 
  • 90ml Prosecco  
  • 30ml Soda water  
  • Lemon slices & thyme to garnish (optional)  

How To Make It 

  • Add some ice cubes to a glass  
  • Pour in your limoncello 
  • Add in your prosseco  
  • Pour in the soda water  
  • Then mix together with a spoon 
  • Serve with lemon slices and thyme if you fancy it 

Go have a crack at this one for yourself, it looks to die for, and you’ll blow all your mates away!  

Limoncello Spritz  

We told you, there’s some bloody good cocktail recipes on TikTok and there easy and fun to create in your student living space with minimal equipment needed!  

With freshers just around the corner, we hope you have the best time trying these or serving them up at your next party. If you don’t drink alcohol, you can easily turn these options into mocktails. Bottoms up! 

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