Summer Cocktails You Can Mix Up at Home

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Summertime forges the path for cocktails crafted with fresh fruit, herbs and bright flavors. Why go out when you can create high-quality, indulgent summer cocktails at home?

Raspberry Mojito

Spicy Southern Kitchen creates a refreshing Raspberry and Mint Mojito perfect for those hot summer days. Made with fresh raspberries and rum, summer is just a sip away.

Salted Strawberry Daiquiri

Few things say summer like fresh strawberries, Bon Appetit’s Salted Strawberry Daiquiri has a Strawberry Daiquiri that will have you singing The Beatles’ Strawberry Fields Forever all weekend long.


8 oz. strawberries, hulled, halved, quartered if large

1 cup sugar


1½ oz. white rum

½ oz. Aperitivo Cappelletti

¾ oz. fresh lime juice

Kosher salt
Strawberry, hulled (for serving)
To make 1 cocktail, combine rum, Cappelletti, lime juice, ½ oz. strawberry syrup, and a small pinch of salt in a cocktail shaker. Add 4–6 ice cubes, cover, and shake vigorously until outside of shaker is very cold, about 20 seconds. Double-strain into a coupe glass. Garnish with a strawberry.

Frozen Mudslide

A decadent, frozen treat to help cool off from the high temps of summer, Insanely Good Recipe’s Frozen Mudslide will satisfy your iced coffee craving in the form of a frozen cocktail.

Pineapple Rum Punch

Deliciously Sprinkled has the perfect adult beverage to make you feel like a kid again! Made with pineapple, cherries and rum this punch will have you escaping to a tropical oasis from your own living room.



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