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If you've chosen not to go sober for October, try out these cocktails and show your support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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Since October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, why not consider raising some money and a glass by hosting a pink-themed cocktail party? These pastel pink drinks are as pretty on the palate as they look, with a few fruity names for good measure. Enjoy these pink tipples, but make sure to drink responsibly too.

Hot Under The Collar

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  • 50ml Tequila Rose
  • ¼ fresh cantaloupe melon
  • 20ml stem ginger syrup
  • Half a teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 15ml maple syrup
  • Crystallised ginger 


1) Muddle all the ingredients together (except crystallised ginger) and shake well.

2) Strain the liquid into the glass.

3) Garnish with crystallised ginger.

Pinky Promise

Lambrini Pink Gin Fizz With Bottle

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  • 25ml pink gin
  • 15ml pink grapefruit juice
  • 100ml Lambrini Fully Sparkling
  • Candy floss


1) Part fill a coupette style glass with the Lambrini Fully Sparkling and ice.

2) Then shake and strain gin and grapefruit juice over it.

3) Garnish generously with candy floss.

Ménage a Trois

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Image: Tequila Rose


  • 200ml Tequila Rose
  • 100ml Amaretto liqueur
  • 50ml pomegranate syrup
  • 700ml almond milk
  • 5 dashes cherry bitters
  • Fresh berries to garnish
  • Crushed ice 


1) Stir or blend all the ingredients with crushed ice.

2) Garnish with fresh berries.

Freak on a Leash 

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  • 50ml Tequila Rose
  • 1 packet of strawberry jelly
  • 40ml butterscotch syrup
  • 30ml strawberry puree
  • 80ml vanilla ice cream
  • 30ml milk
  • Fresh strawberries, pink wafers and sprinkles to garnish


1) Make jelly according to packet instructions; divide the liquid mixture into glass tankards and allow to set.

2) Once jelly has set, blend other ingredients until frothy and pour into the vessels just before drinking.

3) Garnish with fresh strawberries, pink wafers and sprinkles.


Rhubarb and Custard 

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  • 50ml Tequila Rose
  • 40ml strawberry puree
  • 150ml ready-made vanilla custard
  • 30ml rhubarb liqueur
  • Rhubarb foam



1) Shake and strain first 3 ingredients, then layer rhubarb foam on top.

2) Garnish to taste – these use rhubarb and custard sweets, dehydrated strawberries, and pre-made tartlets, filled with Tequila Rose flavoured créme.


One in a Melon

Lambrini Watermelon Cocktail Without Bottle

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  • 100ml Lambrini Sparkling
  • 15ml elderflower cordial
  • Finely sliced watermelon segments



1) Wind the watermelon slide on the inside of highball-style glass and fill with ice.

2) Top with elderflower cordial and Lambrini Fully Sparkling.


Have you tried making any of these delicious cocktails, or perhaps you've created your own versions? Tweet your creations @goodhomesmag or tag us in your Instagram posts using the hashtag #thisgoodhome for your chance to be featured on our Instagram feed, or share your pink drinks on our Facebook page.


If you love sugar and spice and all things nice, make sure you grab your £10 tickets to The Cake & Bake Show.

The UK's biggest baking event will be held at Excel, London on the 4-6 October 2019.

The show is brimming with all things baking, cake decorating and sugarcraft. Gain insight from celebrity experts, stock your shelves with the latest baking equipment and be wowed by the spectacular Cake Competition and exquisite wedding cake display tables.

Save £8 on the on-the-door price by buying your tickets online, quoting our discount code ‘GH10’ at the checkout or by clicking here.



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