There is no better way to enjoy a hot summer day than with a cocktail in hand. Inspired by Watermelon Day and Peach Day in August, we created fruity cocktails to share with you. These sweet fruits are a top pick for a summer treat, why not add a little alcohol to them get the good times flowing?Watermelon Lemonade: A delicious twist on a classic summer beverage. This recipe yields 8 servings.
For this refreshing summer drink you will need:
Squeeze the lemons in to a large pitcher. Add mint and sugar; begin to mash the ingredients until the sugar dissolves. Blend the watermelon chunks to a puree separately. Combine the ingredients and drink up! Optional: Hold the vodka so the kids can enjoy.
Watermelon-Cucumber Slushie – The combination of watermelon, cucumber, and mint over ice offers both sweet and refreshing flavors.
Ingredients yield 4 servings:
Add all the ingredients in the blender and blend to a consistency that works for you, cheers!
Peach Margarita: Grab some tortilla chips, and a bowl of guacamole, while you sip on sweet margaritas.
Recipe yields 4 servings:
Blend all the ingredients until smooth, pour in a glass and enjoy.
Sparkling Rosemary-Peach: A classic Bellini with a twist. The rosemary adds a different element of taste to this cocktail.
For 8 servings, you will need the following:
Combine water, sugar and rosemary in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Pour the syrup like content into a bowl discarding the large chunks, bring to room temp. Place the syrup and with peaches in a blender and blend until smooth. Mix a preferred amount of syrup with champagne and enjoy.