Flowers are blooming and fruits are ready for harvest, which means spring is in full swing. Spruce up your picnics and make the most of the fresh ingredients spring offers with these beautiful and delicious spring cocktail recipes.
With Memorial Day weekend right around the corner, you need a cocktail that will satisfy every guest at your barbecue. This Strawberry-Rhubarb Sangria is easy to whip up in large batches, making it ideal for a crowd. Infused with rhubarb stalks and garnished with fresh oranges and strawberries, this sangria is a delicious drink and a tasty snack all in one. Sparkling wine and seltzer make this bubbly cocktail perfect for any springtime picnic.
Lemonade is a staple springtime beverage, and with lavender fields just beginning to bloom, these two flavors are a match made in heaven. This Lavender Lemonade is wonderfully refreshing, and its light purple hue makes it a great decoration at any spring wedding, engagement party, or baby shower. This cocktail is even delicious without alcohol, making it a tasty treat for adults and children alike.
Mojitos are a delightfully refreshing way to unwind after a long day, but making them can often be time-consuming. These muddle-free Ginger Mint Mojitos only require half the upper body strength usually needed to make mojitos. Simply combine fresh ginger, mint, white rum, and club soda to create this fresh and sweet classic cocktail.
As the weather gets warmer, take your Sunday brunch outdoors and enjoy these Grapefruit Mimosas. This wonderfully simple spring cocktail recipe only calls for three ingredients, so you can spend less time in the kitchen and more time enjoying the lovely weather. Simply combine grapefruit juice and champagne, spritz with orange juice, and enjoy this sparkling sweet-and-sour treat.
If fruity or floral cocktails aren’t for you, this savory Carrot-y Mary is the drink for you. Carrot juice serves as a tasty substitute for tomato juice without sacrificing the signature scarlet color of a classic Bloody Mary. Spice up this drink with ginger, pepper, and the hot sauce of your choice to really take this drink to the next level. The best part about the Carrot-y Mary is that you can garnish the cocktail with anything you want. Celery and carrot sticks make for a healthy side snack, or you can go big and garnish with mini-cheeseburgers.