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