Crème de violette has a subtle sweetness with aromatic floral notes that make it an amazing liqueur for concocting many different cocktails!
With stunning violet color and flavor, this liqueur is sure to be a hit with the crowd!
Whether you’re in the mood for a classic cocktail or something a little more modern, crème de violette can definitely help to impart its unique flavor profile either way.
From martinis to the classic Aviation, we’ve got you covered with some of the best crème de violette cocktails that you can easily make at home!
1. Blackberry Martini
Treat yourself to a fantastic cocktail with this Blackberry Martini that’s amazingly delectable and incredibly easy to whip up!
It’s a simple combination of muddled blackberries, vodka, crème de violette, and fresh lemon juice, all shaken and strained before serving.
The tartness of blackberries is balanced off by the sweetness of crème de violette, creating a terrific drink that’s super enjoyable.
It’s an extremely refreshing and tasty cocktail that you absolutely need to try!
2. Stormy Morning
Spruce up your cocktail selection with this splendid Stormy Morning that looks great and tastes even better!
Crème de violette is first poured into a highball glass before elderflower liqueur, lime juice, and champagne are added to create a purple swirl at the bottom, hence the name.
It’s aromatic with pleasant floral notes that make it an absolutely refreshing cocktail and you’ll love the lovely flavors in this drink.
With how easy it is to make and how delicious it is, this is definitely one of our favorite crème de violette cocktails!
3. Magic Waterdragon
Grace your taste buds with this exceptional cocktail that combines some of our favorite ingredients in one drink!
Featuring dragonfruit, rosemary syrup, gin, crème de violette, and lemon juice, this alcoholic drink is loaded with tons of incredible flavors that are sure to please.
Garnish with rosemary sprig and edible flowers to give it a lovely presentation that’s sure to turn heads!
Give this crème de violette cocktail a try and you’ll definitely not be disappointed!
4. Violet Margarita
Give the classic margarita a simple twist with this remarkable Violet Margarita that tastes absolutely wonderful!
Crème de violette lends its mellow flavor to this fantastic cocktail that also consists of tequila, Iime juice, and simple syrup.
To experience margarita the right way, make sure to serve it in salt-rimmed glasses to maximize your enjoyment of this amazing cocktail!
Garnish with edible flowers to give it a simple but elegant look!
5. The Eagle’s Dream
The Eagle’s Dream was part of the collection of recipes found in Harry Craddock’s “The Savoy Cocktail Book”, which was originally published in 1930.
It involves dry shaking a combination of fresh egg white, crème de violette, gin, sugar, and lemon juice so that the egg white can emulsify and create a lovely foam.
Ice is then added for a second shake to cool the drink before everything is strained, creating an exceptionally delightful cocktail.
It might take some effort to make but it’s definitely worth it once you’ve taken your first sip!
6. The Violette 75
Enjoy a divine-tasting cocktail with The Violette 75, a variation of the traditional French 75 cocktail!
It’s a delectable combination of gin, crème de violette, grapefruit juice, and simple syrup, plus champagne to top it all off and create a bubbly cocktail.
It’s a well-balanced drink with sweet, floral, and herbaceous notes that make this drink extremely pleasing to the senses.
This fizzy drink makes for an ideal brunch cocktail!
7. The Aviation Cocktail
The Aviation is a classic cocktail that’s as tasty as it is beautiful with a purple hue that emits a sense of calm.
It’s made by shaking a mixture of gin, crème de violette, maraschino liqueur, and lemon juice before straining it into a cocktail glass.
This drink is completed with a simple garnish of cherry and it’s so delicious that you’ll be sipping on your second glass before you even know it!
It’s incredibly easy to make and with its fantastic flavor, we have no doubts that it’ll quickly become one of your go-to crème de violette cocktails!
8. Spiked Creme De Violette Lemonade
On days when you want a refreshing drink to invigorate yourself but want something a little boozy as well, you’ve got to check out this Spiked Lemonade!
The lemonade can easily be made by squeezing a few lemons and then mixing the lemon juice with simple syrup.
To make it alcoholic, all you need to do is pour crème de violette into a glass before topping it with homemade lemonade!
It’s that straightforward to whip up so make sure to give it a try soon!
9. Violette Femme
Level up your mixology skills and try making this exceptional Violette Femme that’s incredibly delicious and a visual treat to boot!
It’s a lovely combination of egg white, crème de violette, Cointreau, lemon juice, simple syrup, and butterfly pea extract, with either a gin or vodka base.
The ingredients are given a dry shake in order to emulsify the egg white and create a foamy head before ice cubes are added and shaken a second time to chill them.
It’s a cocktail with depth and complexity to its flavor and you’re bound to love this amazing drink!
10. The Water Lily Cocktail
For a fuss-free and easy-to-make cocktail that you can enjoy on a relaxing evening, check out this Water Lily cocktail!
Gin is used as the alcohol base to which Cointreau, crème de violette, lemon juice, and cava are added to give it a little fizz that helps to accentuate the floral notes.
It’s completed with a simple garnish of orange peel and it’s as elegant and classy as it looks.
There’s nothing not to like about this simple crème de violette cocktail recipe!
11. Fleur Collins Cocktail
Give a makeover to the classic Tom Collins and try making this Fleur Collins cocktail instead!
Elderflower liqueur and crème de violette help to provide aromatic floral notes that make this such a fantastic drink with sweet and complex flavors.
It’s an amazing gin-based cocktail that’s easy to enjoy and a few edible flowers can be used to garnish as a finishing touch.
This lovely drink is sure to bring in compliments with its terrific taste!
12. Empress Wild Violet
For the ultimate purple cocktail that’s sure to impress with both its looks and taste, this Empress Wild Violet definitely takes the cake!
Empress gin is a spirit distilled with butterfly pea blossoms, giving in an incredible indigo hue that’s exceptionally beautiful, and when you mix it with crème de violette, you have an unbelievably awesome and pretty cocktail to enjoy.
Sweetened with simple syrup and topped with soda water, this is a tasty cocktail that you absolutely need to try!
13. Coco-Violette Cocktail
If you’re looking for a creamy cocktail, this Coco-Violette drink definitely fits the bills!
Made with a blend of gin, crème de violette, coconut cream, and lime juice, this is a palatable drink that’s sure to delight your taste buds.
It has herbaceous and floral notes that complement really well with the tartness of lime juice, making it an incredibly delightful cocktail.
This drink is a fantastic way to enjoy the lovely taste of violet liqueur!
14. Violet Tide Cocktail
Violet Tide is a variation of the classic Aviation cocktail with a simple twist that gives it a different texture and it’s equally delicious!
Gin, maraschino liqueur, crème de violette, and lime juice remain as the components of this excellent cocktail, while beaten egg white is added for dry shaking and to create a foamy head.
It’s velvety and super tasty, and it’s sure to be a hit with the crowd!
Serve it at your next party and everyone will surely be impressed with this splendid cocktail!
15. The Spring Fling
Create an awesome drink with this simple crème de violette cocktail recipe that’s sure to captivate your taste buds!
It’s a simple marriage of elderflower liqueur, crème de violette, lemon-flavored vodka, and tonic water but the resulting drink is one that’s incredibly delicious.
The fizz helps to bring out the floral notes to make it an exceptionally delightful cocktail that’s perfect any day of the week!
Give it a try and you’ll definitely not regret it!
16. Lilac Luminaria
Lilac Luminaria is one of the prettiest and most delicious crème de violette cocktails that you absolutely don’t want to miss out on!
Gin, crème de violette, grapefruit kombucha, lime juice, and simple syrup are all it takes to create this divine cocktail that’s sure to brighten up your day.
Shaken and strained, this cocktail is simple to make and with a flavor that’s easy to enjoy, it’s definitely a must-try cocktail!
17. Lotus Martini
Expand your cocktail selection with this fantastic Lotus Martini that’s delicious and incredibly alluring!
Made with a mixture of gin, lychee liqueur, crème de violette, blue curaçao, and muddled mint leaves, this is a cocktail you just can’t stop sipping on.
It’s sweet and refreshing with fruity and floral notes that make it an extremely mouthwatering drink.
This beautiful cocktail is sure to spruce up the evening with its greenish hue as well!
18. Violet & St Germain Spritz
Reward yourself with this terrific cocktail that’s incredibly refreshing and super easy to make!
It’s a delightful combination of crème de violette, elderflower liqueur, sparkling water, and prosecco, ensuring plenty of fizz and lovely flavors that make this a tantalizing drink.
Every sip of this wonderful cocktail helps to revitalize with its exceptional taste and it’s a beverage that you’ll definitely fall in love with!
It’s really tasty and an absolute must-add to your cocktail rotation in our books!
19. Arsenic And Old Lace
If you’re looking for a cocktail that packs a punch, look no further than this impressive Arsenic and Old Lace!
Featuring a mix of absinthe, gin, crème de violette, dry vermouth, and orange bitters, this drink is delightfully tasty with a taste sensation that’s hard to beat.
It’s highly aromatic and you’ll love the complex flavors that come with every sip!
Try it yourself and you’ll be pleasantly surprised by how good it tastes!
20. Violette Noir Berry Sangria
Ramp up your next drinking session with this outstanding Violette Noir Berry Sangria that’s loaded with tons of incredible flavors!
Filled with fresh fruits, crème de violette, pinot noir, raspberry liqueur, and other lovely ingredients, this is an extremely delicious drink that’s sure to put a smile on your face with its refreshing flavors.
With depth and complexity to its flavor, this is a cocktail that you’ll enjoy savoring and you’ll be hard-pressed to limit yourself to just one glass!
With its bright and vibrant color and flavor, this definitely makes it to our list of favorite crème de violette cocktails!
At Glorious Recipes, we have our favorite Violet Kombucha that we absolutely adore and it tastes heavenly! Check out the recipe below!
Relax with this beautiful Violet Kombucha that's incredibly delicious and really easy to make!
- 2 oz gin
- ¾ oz lime juice
- ¾ oz simple syrup
- ½ oz grapefruit kombucha
- ¼ oz crème de violette
- Add all the ingredients to a cocktail shaker along with some ice cubes. Shake well and strain into a cocktail glass. Enjoy!
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 212Total Fat: 1gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 12mgCarbohydrates: 19gFiber: 2gSugar: 13gProtein: 3g
Nutrition information is only an estimate and can vary depending on ingredients used.
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