11 Best Violet Cream Cocktails

For something different for happy hour try these violet cream cocktails.

Creme de Violette was popular in the early 1900s, and it’s making a comeback a bit.

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While its biggest claim to fame is its gorgeous purple hue, it also boasts light floral notes that make for a killer cocktail.

Homemade aviation cocktail with gin and violet liqueur

It gets its unique flavor and purple color from the purple buds and flowers.

On its own, it tastes flowery but shines when mixed with these Violet Cream Cocktails.

Make your next cocktail party elegant and floral (and impress your guests).

Check out some of these light and bright Creme de Violette cocktails below!

How can you make a glass of champagne even more elegant? With Violet Cream!

The Princess Violette cocktail is a great way to liven up a traditional glass of champagne.

The purple tones of the cream of violet create that more delicate lavender hue.

Plus, it’s a great way to mute the sweet flavors of champagne. It is light, floral and very pretty.

The blue moon cocktail infuses Creme de Violette, gin, and just a squeeze of lemon juice.

The flavors in this cocktail are incredibly smooth. La Creme de Violette adds just a lingering hint of floral notes.

Adding just a squeeze of lemon juice helps bring out the bright flavors of the gin.

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This classic aviation cocktail was invented in 1916 during the heyday of air travel.

During the prohibition era, bartenders made do without Creme de Violette because importing it was illegal. Fortunately, that’s not a problem today!

It infuses gin, Creme de Violette, maraschino liqueur for sweetness, and a squeeze of lemon juice. It is tart, sweet, floral and bright.

This delicious purple third eye cocktail is perfect for a fall gathering or Halloween party.

It incorporates bright and floral Creme de Violette liqueur, gin, grapefruit juice, a splash of sparkling mineral water and a sprig of mint for freshness.

The grapefruit juice adds a tangy kick that works really well with the floral essence of Creme de Violette.

If you’re a little apprehensive about adding Creme de Violette to a cocktail, this recipe is worth a try.

It’s a great cocktail when the weather is cooler, but it doesn’t feel too heavy.

The last word cocktail is so light and refreshing. It’s perfect for a hot summer day or sipping poolside.

It’s important to note that this deliciously light cocktail is deceptively powerful! Without mixers, it packs a punch.

Although quite potent, it maintains a light, refreshing flavor that is easy to swallow. Maybe a little also easy.

It infuses gin, maraschino liqueur, Creme de Violette and just a splash of fresh lime juice.

It’s bright and light, but a little goes a long way!

The butterfly cocktail tastes like summer in a glass.

If you love light, floral notes in your cocktails, this recipe packs a triple punch.

It has floral flavors of Creme de Violette, elderflower liqueur, and hibiscus rose syrup.

With all its light notes, this cocktail doesn’t taste like a bowl of potpourri, thanks to the addition of sweet simple syrup and gin.

It’s so pretty and pink, and its floral flavors aren’t overpowering.

To get fancy, decorate each drink with an edible orchid to impress your guests!

Many of the recipes on her list are deliciously light and feature a soft lavender color.

But the blackberry vodka martini is dark and brooding in every way.

Its dark purple color is due to the mixed blackberries that give it a wine-like red color.

The crushed blackberries add tart flavors that pair perfectly with the light floral flavors of the creme de violete.

This cocktail is great if you prefer cocktails that are bright and tart without being too sweet. Also, it’s so pretty!

Look no further if you’re looking for the perfect cocktail to serve at your next spring or summer party!

This spring champagne cocktail is a great way to impress your guests, and it’s so easy to throw together in a snap.

Pair champagne with Creme de Violette and a squeeze of lemon juice for a tangy twist.

It’s a great way to serve an elegant champagne cocktail.

It’s like a fancy lavender cake in a glass. Yes please!

This violent crumble cocktail is the perfect drink for a girls’ night out.

It combines crème de cacao with cake-infused vodka that tastes like chocolate cake.

To accentuate those pastel flavors, add a splash of Creme de Violette for a subtle floral touch to this dessert-like cocktail.

It is a light and subtle cocktail, like an elegant dessert in a glass.

If you prefer dry cocktails that are not too sweet, the Violette 75 is a cocktail worth trying.

It’s inspired by the French 75 but gains a bright floral infusion of creme de Violette.

It is citrusy and floral and gains a bubbly burst from the dry Brut champagne.

The citrus flavors come from adding grapefruit juice (or any citrus juice of your choice).

There is just a subtle hint of sweetness from the simple syrup.

It is light and refreshing and features the softest shade of purple lavender.

This Violette shake is the perfect cocktail for summer.

It’s deliciously purple and bubbly, and boasts a fresh acidity from the lemon juice.

Combine vodka, creme de violeta, fresh lemon juice, simple syrup, and a splash of soda.

The flavors in this cocktail are light and not overpowering.

The tartness of lemon juice shines through with just a hint of the summery floral flavors of Creme de Violette.

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