7 Summer Cocktails Perfect for Sipping in the Sunshine

Jill Holtz

June 13, 2018

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The best summer cocktails are refreshing, light and easy to sip. But you also want ones that are easy to whip up, especially if you’re serving for friends or at a BBQ. Here are 7 Summer Cocktails Perfect for Sipping in the Sunshine

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If you enjoy a cocktail but want to try something different then these recipes will hopefully inspire you!

Summer Cocktails Perfect for Sipping in the Sunshine

#1. Raspberry Limoncello Prosecco Cocktail

This recipe for Raspberry Limoncello Prosecco from Damndelicious promises to be “amazingly refreshing, bubbly, and sweet”.

Perfect for using up that bottle of limoncello you have tucked away, this is a summer cocktail that you can make in just 5 minutes.

raspberry limoncello prosecco

Image: Damndelicious.net

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#2. Blueberry Mojitos

Anyone for a Blueberry Mojito? Here’s a delicious recipe for Blueberry Mojitos from Baking Beauty which uses blueberries, limes, and rum. The sweetness of the blueberries pairs perfectly with the tartness of the limes.

blueberry mojitos

Image: Baking Beauty

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#3. Lemonade Prosecco Punch

Perfect for a summer party, Lemonade Prosecco Punch can also be made as a mocktail for the kids or anyone pregnant or driving by leaving out the alcohol. This easy cocktail punch recipe from Crazy for Crust comes together in minutes.


Image: Crazy for Crust

#4. Cucumber Melon Sangria

Another super recipe for parties as you can make it in advance, this recipe for Cucumber Melon Sangria looks downright refreshing. The sweet flavour of the melon, the crisp taste of the cucumber and refreshing mint combine to make this white sangria recipe a huge crowd-pleaser. You’ll find instructions including a handy video on GarnishwithLemon.com.

cucumber melon sangria cocktail

Image: Garnish With Lemon

#5. Watermelon Breeze

This Watermelon Breeze recipe on Keyingredient.com is non-alcoholic but we reckon the addition of a little vodka or white rum would make a delicious grown up cocktail version. You just need watermelon, some coconut water and a blender.

watermelon breeze

Image: Keyingredient.com

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#6. Mermaid Water

Now doesn’t this look like a real summer drink! From the Seafood House in South Carolina who shared this delicious looking cocktail made with rum, malibu, pineapple juice and blue curacao with a squeeze of lime, on their Facebook page. You could make the kids version with pineapple juice, lime and a splash of blue bols enough to colour it green.

This looked so good we had to share it!

Posted by Seafood House on Wednesday, 18 May 2016

#7. Strawberry Rosé Sangria

We’ll definitely be trying out this Strawberry Rosé Sangria cocktail recipe from Jennifer Meyering this summer, it looks perfect for a bbq or summer book club meetup. Great for using up strawberries too as you have to slice them for this recipe.


Image: Jennifer Meyering

Have your say! Which one of these delectable summer cocktails do you fancy trying? Tell us in the comments below.

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Published On: June 13th, 2018 / Categories: Food and Recipes / Last Updated: March 29th, 2021 / Tags: , , /

About the Author: Jill Holtz

Jill is one of the co-founders of Mykidstime and a mum of 2 girls

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