What better way to cool off in the summer than with a delicious cocktail. Yes cocktails are totally meant to be adored and enjoyed all year round, but some just scream summer don’t they? With this in mind I felt it a public service to put together a lovely list of delicious easy summer cocktail recipes to sip during glorious summer days. And of course test a few out for you, for research purposes of course!
What Drink Is Best In The Summer?
So what cocktails are the best kind for summer days? That really depends on your favourite tipple, do you like a long drink or a margarita or like me a frozen cocktail that feels like an oh so decadent slush? Sometimes you need a choice don’t you? So here is a little list of oh so amazing summer cocktail recipes to try out.
Easy Summer Cocktail Recipes To Try This Summer
The Best Prosecco Summer Cocktail Recipes
Apple And Honey Gin Prosecco Cocktail With Elderflower Foam
My Apple And Honey Gin Prosecco Cocktail with elderflower foam is a deliciously sweet cocktail. Perfect for an early evening soirée, topped with a light and fluffy sweet elderflower foam this is the perfect dessert cocktail.
Candy Floss Fizz Prosecco And Gin Candy Floss Cocktail
Alternatively for a prosecco cocktail to impress at summer garden parties. This Candy Floss Fizz prosecco and gin candy floss cocktail is super simple to make. And the ultimate showstopper cocktail to wow guests. It only takes seconds to make and is super stylish.
Cocktails For Strawberry Lovers
Berry Fun Strawberry Cocktail
Helens Berry Fun Cocktail is a light refreshing serve, infused with Jasmin tea but with a sweet edge, this would also be amazing as a frozen cocktail.
Strawberries And Cream Vodka Cocktail
For those summer dinner parties when you want a dessert that is just a little different. My Strawberries And Cream Vodka Cocktail is a wonderful dessert alternative. This is also one for you if you have a sweet tooth and love thick and creamy cocktails.
Best Frozen Cocktails For Summer
Frozen Mango Daiquiri
The Frozen Mango Daiquiri is my absolute favourite cocktail in the world ever! This is one for those super hot days when you just want to chill and sip cold cocktails to cool you down. This is the ultimate sunbathing cocktail, just add a lounger and a great book.
Frozen Gin And Orange Slush
Or if you would prefer a frozen gin creation, the Frozen Gin And Orange Slush is the simplest of cocktails. But is more of a simple alcoholic slush than a cocktail. Yet earns its place in this summer cocktail recipe list due to its simplicity, because some days that’s what you need.
Easy Summer Cocktails For Gin Lovers
The Blackberry Gin Sour Recipe
A great cocktail from Cat for blackberry season, this Blackberry Gin Sour Cocktail is sweet but bitter and full of the flavours of summer. It also makes a wonderful summer night sundowner.
Gin Summer Punch Recipe
And still on the summer fruit theme this Gin Summer Punch recipe made with Brockmans Gin is sweet, light and fresh. It’s easy to make up in a jug filled with summer fruits for garden parties.
The Best Baileys Summer Cocktails
The Frozen Baileys Mudslide
The Frozen Baileys Mudslide was my first cocktail love ever. It still has a special place in my heart. With the addition of chocolate ice cream this is the ultimate indulgent cocktail.
Best Rum Summer Cocktail Recipes
The Jamrock Barbadian Cocktail
Becky’s Jamrock Barbadian Cocktail sounds like a dream. With a rum base but packed with Caribbean flavours this is at the top of my cocktail wish list.
The Perfect Mojito Recipe
For the perfect Mojito recipe try out. Caro’s Summer Mojito recipe because it wouldn’t be summer without a Mojito would it? This is the quintessential summer cooler and ideal for pre dinner drinks with friends.
The Frozen Banana Daiquiri
The Frozen Banana Daiquiri is a sweet thick frozen rum and banana cocktail. Made with banana rum its quick and easy to make. A little different from my usual cocktail but its refreshing, if not a little filling.
And there you have 12 delicious easy summer cocktail recipes. Some old favourites and a few newbies to try, happy cocktail sipping. Let’s hope summer lasts long enough to try them all.
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