Superb Summer Cocktails

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Sipping a exquisite cocktail on a warm summer’s evening is definitely one of the highlights of this heavenly time of year, so we’ve put together a short list of the very best summer cocktails you can make at home right now. Keep reading for some great pieces of kitchenware perfect for making superb summer cocktails.

Lemonade Mimosas

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp. lemon zest
  • 1/2 c. sugar
  • 1 lemon, thinly sliced
  • 1 bottle champagne
  • 2 c. lemonade or pink lemonade

Directions

  1. In a shallow dish, mix lemon zest and sugar.
  2. Rim champagne flutes with a lemon and dip in sugar mixture.
  3. Place one slice of lemon inside each champagne flute, bending if needed.
  4. Fill flute halfway with champagne and top with lemonade. Serve.

 

Mojitos 3 Ways

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c. lime juice
  • 3 tsp. sugar, divided
  • 1 bunch fresh mint
  • 1/4 c. pineapple
  • 1/4 c. strawberries
  • 1/4 c. blueberries
  • 6 oz. white rum, divided
  • 1 can selter
  • More fruit, for garnish
  • lime slices, for garnish

Directions

  1. Among three glasses, divide the lime juice evenly. Next, add a teaspoon of sugar to the bottom of each glass, then two mint leaves and 1/4 cup fruit (one with pineapple, one with strawberries, and one with blueberries). Using the back of a wooden spoon, muddle the fruit and mint.
  2. Fill the glass two-thirds full with ice cubes. Add 2 ounces rum to each glass and top with seltzer. Garnish with fruit and lime.

 

Strawberry Daiquiri

Ingredients

  • 4 oz. light rum
  • 1/2 c. fresh strawberries
  • 1/2 c. frozen strawberries
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • sliced lime, for garnish

Directions

  1. To a blender, add rum, fresh and frozen strawberries, and lime juice and blend until smooth.
  2. Pour into two glasses and garnish with lime slices.

Sapphire Champagne Flutes Set of 6

Tranquility Tumbler Hat Box Set of 6

Kenwood Blender

Kenwood Blender | BL237

Kenwood Blender | BL237

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