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11 Two-Ingredient Cocktails – Easy & Delicious!

Discover eleven cocktails that are as easy to sip as they are to craft. They all have two ingredients not counting ice or garnishes. Some are familiar favorites while others may be new to you. They all taste great!

Gin + Tonic

Gin and Tonic Birds Eye View
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The Gin + Tonic is the most popular two-ingredient cocktail on this list. It’s also a global phenomenon that can’t be stopped. Learn the story behind this classic cocktail and discover a few twists that take the G+T to the next level.
Gin + Tonic Recipe

Black Russian

Black Russian Cocktail with Black Background
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The Black Russian cocktail is more than just a White Russian without cream. The chocolate brown cocktail provides more of a kick without any mixers to dilute its alcohol components. Plus, as a bonus, the Black Russian ticks the box for cocktail drinkers who are vegetarian and/or lactose impaired.
Black Russian Recipe


Garibaldi Cocktail with White Background
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Crafting Italy’s Garibaldi cocktail requires two primary ingredients – Campari and fresh orange juice. These two ingredients, one bitter and one sweet, come together to create a flavor sensation that’s ideal for any pre-dinner aperitivo session involving meat, cheese or olives.
Garibaldi Recipe

Porto Tonico

White Port and Tonic Cocktail and Mint on Ledge
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The Porto Tonico is a refreshing wine cocktail crafted with twice as much tonic as white port. It’s also the most popular cocktail in Portugal.
Porto Tonico Recipe


Greyhound Cocktail with Straw
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Simultaneously refreshing and tart, the Greyhound cocktail has just two ingredients. The question is whether those two ingredients are gin and grapefruit juice OR vodka and grapefruit juice.
Greyhound Recipe


Gibson Cocktail on Ledge
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Easy to make at home with just a couple ingredients, this Gibson is a classic gin cocktail that’s cool, classy and tastes like a dream. In other words, it’s a winner.
Gibson Recipe


Mauresque Cocktail from Above
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Discover why drinking a Mauresque cocktail is one of the greatest joys of visiting Marseille. Then learn how to make the French pastis cocktail at home.
Mauresque Recipe

Fuzzy Navel

Fuzzy Navel from Above with Fuzzy Background
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The Fuzzy Navel is a two-ingredient cocktail made with orange juice and peach schnapps. Ice cubes complete the drink while garnishes add pizzazz.
Fuzzy Navel Recipe


Spoon in a Bellini
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The Bellini is a two-ingredient cocktail crafted with peach purée and Prosecco. It’s also bubbly, sweet and peachy. Plus, it’s pleasantly pink. And who doesn’t like pink cocktails?
Bellini Recipe

French Connection

French Connection Cocktail from Above
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A French Connection cocktail is a two-ingredient cocktail crafted with equal parts of Amaretto and Cognac. It’s also a sweet, potent and easy drink to sip after dinner, preferably next to a fireplace and with a special someone.
French Connection Recipe


Tomate Cocktail with Bottles
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Don’t underestimate the Tomate cocktail. It’s a drink to sip thanks to its fun color and fruity flavor. But beware – this colorful, fruity cocktail packs a potent punch.
Tomate Recipe

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About the Authors

Daryl and Mindi Hirsch

Saveur Magazine’s BEST TRAVEL BLOG award winners Daryl and Mindi Hirsch share their culinary travel experiences and recipes on the 2foodtrippers website. Since launching the site in 2012, they’ve traveled to over 40 countries in their quest to bring readers a unique taste of the world.

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