9 Delicious Egg White Cocktails for Chic Weekend Hangs

Updated 09/08/19
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If you're looking to up your at-home brunch game beyond the simple pancakes-and-mimosas routine, we've got a few fresh ideas. Seeing as eggs are already a staple of many a breakfast spread, egg white cocktails are an easy upgrade to execute with ingredients already-on-hand. From flips to fizzes, the rich, velvety texture of lovely egg white-based libations are a decadent treat befitting any morning indulgence. We've assembled a list of our favorite recipes to shake things up in the morning cocktail department.

We can personally assure you these inventive and delicious concoctions taste every bit as good as they look. Egg white cocktails tend to require a bit more finesse and prep time than your average brunch drink set, but we promise the extra effort is well worth it. The next time you have the gang over for bellinis, send in a surprise cameo from any one of these seven summer showstoppers. It's time to wake up to happy hour.

Grapefruit Pisco Sour With Orange Bitters

Grapefruit Pisco Sour with Orange Bitters
The Modern Proper

Not only is this egg white cocktail striking in presentation, but it also tastes like a dream. Made with egg white, simple syrup, grapefruit juice, and pisco, it's a tasty iteration of the classic Peruvian drink.

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Lemon Chamomile Spring Cocktail

Egg-White Cocktails
Honestly Yum

This picture-perfect concoction is composed of egg white, yogurt, and lemon curd. The texture is pure velvet, and the vibe is infinitely Instagram-worthy. Queue up a batch for your next girls' alfresco soirée.

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Lemon Lavender Gin Fizz

Egg-White Gin Fizz Cocktails
The Charming Detroiter

The floral and crisp combination of lavender and lemon makes this gin cocktail a vibrant midmorning companion. Tart yet aromatic, the fresh lemon juice twist is the perfect wake-up call.

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Charred Grapefruit and Mezcal Paloma Sour

Charred Grapefruit and Mezcal Paloma Sour
The Modern Proper

Smoky mezcal adds a touch of edge to this Paloma sour. You'll need mezcal, grapefruit juice, simple syrup, club soda, egg white, and bitters to shake together this cocktail. For the final touch, garnish with charred grapefruit wedges.

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Grapefruit and Vodka Shaken With Egg Whites and Muddled Mint

Egg-White Vodka Cocktails
Cooks with Cocktails

Freshly squeezed grapefruit juice is one of the most effective fat-burning foods. Just add muddled mint and a splash of vodka shaken with egg whites, and you'll have achieved one of the most refreshing brunch libations achievable.

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Red Wine Gin Sour

Egg-White Gin Cocktails
Hummingbird High

This inventive recipe from Tasting Rome is the house cocktail at Hotel Adriano's cocktail bar. Composed of gin, elderflower liqueur, fresh-squeezed lemon juice, and simple syrup, it's the ideal conversation-starter offering for even the most well-traveled guests.

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Summer Strawberry Flip Cocktail

Egg-White Summer Cocktails
Craft & Cocktails

This classic flip calls for a simple recipe of Wild Turkey American Honey Whiskey, lemon juice, strawberry simple syrup, egg white, and a dash of bitters. Garnish with fresh berries to make it extra pretty in pink.

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Rosemary White Lady

Egg-White Cocktail Recipes
Lexi Bites

Essentially a sour, the Rosemary White Lady cocktail calls for gin in lieu of brandy and Cointreau instead of simple syrup. Invented by Harry McElhone in 1919, it's a powerful classic with notes of fragrant herbs and just the right amount of sweet.

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Aged Eggnog Cocktail

Aged Eggnog Cocktail
Salt & Wind

The perfect winter cocktail, this is no ordinary eggnog. The drink requires both egg yolks and egg whites, along with sugar, milk, cream, Irish whiskey, dark rum, Cognac or Armagnac, salt, and nutmeg for serving. Whip this up to stay cozy on a cold night.

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