I'm looking for a cocktail which has to be shaken.

Cocktail Colin says:

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I have found a few cocktail options for you that are shaken: 1. Margarita 2. Margarita on the Rocks 3. Daiquiri 4. Marmalade Sour 5. Vodka Gimlet 6. Sherry Cobbler These cocktails are all shaken and vary in their ingredients and flavors, so you can choose based on your preferences.
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You asked: shaken cocktail recipes. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.


The Margarita is a classic cocktail that originated in Mexico and has become a beloved drink all over the world....

Triple Sec (20ml), Lime juice (15ml), Tequila (50ml), Salt (Pinch)

4 ingredients
4.98 / 5

Vodka Gimlet

The Vodka Gimlet is a classic cocktail that has been around since the early 20th century. It is believed to...

Vodka (75ml), Lime juice (Teaspoon), Lemon Juice (Teaspoon), Lime Cordial (7.5ml), Sugar Syrup (Teaspoon)

5 ingredients
4.9 / 5

Sherry Cobbler

The Sherry Cobbler is a classic cocktail that dates back to the mid-19th century and exudes a symphony of fruity...

Orange juice (7.5ml), Pineapple Juice (7.5ml), Sherry (Sweet) (15ml), Sherry (Dry) (60ml), Maraschino cherry liqueur (Teaspoon), Sugar Syrup (Teaspoon)

6 ingredients
4.8 / 5

Margarita on the Rocks

Margarita on the Rocks is a classic cocktail that originated in Mexico and has become a beloved favorite around the...

Cointreau (30ml), Lime juice (30ml), Tequila (60ml), Salt (Pinch)

4 ingredients
4.67 / 5


The classic cocktail Daiquiri has a rich and fascinating history that dates back to the late 1800s in Cuba. It...

Lime juice (20ml), White rum (60ml), Sugar (2 teaspoons)

3 ingredients
4.55 / 5

Shirley Temple

The Shirley Temple cocktail is a non-alcoholic beverage that has been enjoyed by both adults and children for decades. Named...

Lemon Juice (7.5ml), Ginger Ale (Top up), Grenadine (7.5ml)

3 ingredients
4.38 / 5

Marmalade Sour

Seen at the 'Bodega' restaurant in Birmingham, UK, but also mentioned in the Difford’s Guide, this great cocktail mixes marmalade...

Lemon Juice (15ml), Cachaça (60ml), Orange Bitters (Dash), Egg (1 egg white), Marmalade (2 teaspoons)

5 ingredients
4.38 / 5

Shamrocked Shooter

The Shamrocked Shooter is a vibrant and indulgent cocktail that features a trio of distinct layers. Combining the creamy texture...

Bailey's (15ml), Melon liqueur (60ml), Whiskey (15ml)

3 ingredients
3.91 / 5


The cocktail known as "Shaker" is a bold and potent blend that combines the clear notes of vodka with the...

Vodka (30ml), White rum (60ml), Aftershock (Red) (30ml), Peppermint Liqueur (90ml)

4 ingredients
3.63 / 5


The "Shooey" is a fruit-forward cocktail that combines the sweet nectar of peach schnapps with the bright citrus punch of...

Peach Schnapps (30ml), Orange juice (150ml), Taboo (30ml)

3 ingredients
3.53 / 5


We've collated some quick fire Q&A's on the question to help you find exactly what you're looking for.

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What is the method for shaking a cocktail?

To shake a cocktail, fill a cocktail shaker with ice, add your ingredients, seal the shaker, and shake vigorously for about 10-15 seconds. This technique chills and dilutes the drink while mixing the ingredients thoroughly.

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Why are some cocktails shaken instead of stirred?

Cocktails are shaken instead of stirred to incorporate ingredients that don't easily mix, like citrus juice, egg whites, or cream. Shaking also adds texture and aeration.

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What equipment do I need to shake a cocktail?

To shake a cocktail, you need a cocktail shaker, typically a Boston shaker or a cobbler shaker. Additionally, you'll need a jigger for measuring and possibly a strainer if using a Boston shaker.

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Can I use a mason jar instead of a cocktail shaker?

Yes, in a pinch, a mason jar with a tightly fitting lid can be used to shake cocktails. However, it's not as efficient as a proper cocktail shaker.

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What are some tips for shaking cocktails properly?

Use plenty of ice, shake vigorously for about 10-15 seconds, and ensure the shaker is sealed tightly to avoid spills. Also, ensure to strain the drink into your glass to remove ice shards.

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