Two cocktail glasses of passionfruit martini

Summer drink recipes

74 Recipes

Quench your thirst with these refreshing summer drinks including fruity punch and gin cocktails, cordials, juice blends and cooling slushies.

Passion fruit martini

5

(1 rating)

This easy passion fruit cocktail, sometimes called a 'pornstar martini', is perfect for celebrating with friends. Top with prosecco for a special tipple...
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Tequila sunrise

5

(3 ratings)

Master the art of a classic tequila sunrise, with grenadine, tequila, triple sec, orange juice – and of course a cocktail cherry and umbrella as garnish...
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Mint & mango iced green tea

4

(1 rating)

Blend the flavour of green tea with mango, fresh mint, lime and ice to make this iced tea. It makes a wonderfully refreshing summer drink at any time of day
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Aperol spritz

5

(2 ratings)

Get the taste of summer with this classic Italian cocktail. Our easy prosecco-based aperol spritz is perfect for sipping in the sunshine with friends
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Frosé

5

(1 rating)

Make the coolest drink of the summer: frosé (frozen rosé). Blend rosé wine with strawberries, lemon and sugar to make a batch of this very grown-up slushie
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Daiquiri

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(0 ratings)

Master the art of the daiquiri with white rum, sugar and lime. We also have three twists on this classic cocktail that will go down a storm at any party
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Woo woo

5

(1 rating)

Mix vodka, peach schnapps, cranberry juice and fresh lime to make this perfect party cocktail, garnished with a lime wedge (and maybe a tiny umbrella too)
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Cuba Libre

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(0 ratings)

A classic Cuban cocktail of rum, cola, lime and ice. Pour into a tall glass for the ultimate refreshing long cocktail
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Pimm's

5

(5 ratings)

A true taste of summer, serve this fruity punch with fresh mint leaves, cucumber, orange and strawberries
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Homemade elderflower cordial

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(22 ratings)

Fragrant and refreshing, springtime elderflower cordial is easy to make. Mix with sparkling water to create elderflower pressé, or add to wine, prosecco or champagne to start a party in style
  • 24 hours
  • Easy

Rhubarb gin

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(13 ratings)

Use seasonal rhubarb to make a G&T with a difference, or top with soda water for a refreshing summertime drink in glorious pink
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Gin fizz

5

(1 rating)

Mix a sparkling gin fizz cocktail (or two) for when you're entertaining. With just a handful of ingredients you can create a refreshing drink that evokes summer...
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Summer punch

5

(1 rating)

A simple, refreshing drink that's perfect for a summery gathering. For an extra-special twist, swap the sparkling water for champagne...
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Mango bellini

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(0 ratings)

Blend fresh fruit with champagne to make this fabulous mango bellini. It's great as a summer cocktail or a dinner party aperitif, or alongside a weekend brunch...
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Blackcurrant cordial

5

(2 ratings)

This easy recipe is a great way to use up a pick-your-own glut of blackcurrants and makes a refreshing summer drink
  • 16 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Screwdriver

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(0 ratings)

Bring the taste of summer holidays to your next party. Mix freshly squeezed orange juice with vodka and Angostura bitters for a classic screwdriver cocktail
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Watermelon & strawberry slushie

5

(2 ratings)

What's more refreshing than eating a slice of cool watermelon on a hot summer's day? Drinking our iced fruit slushie!...
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Lemon drizzle shots

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(0 ratings)

If you love lemon, you'll love these lemon drizzle shots with vodka and triple sec. Serve with icing sugar on the glass rim and cubes of lemon sponge...
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Strawberry green goddess smoothie

4.8

(5 ratings)

Try this tasty breakfast smoothie to start your day, pairing sweet fruit with nutritious spinach and avocado for a dose of calcium, vitamin C, folate and fibre
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Sea breeze

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(0 ratings)

Blend vodka, cranberry juice and grapefruit juice to make a classic sea breeze cocktail. Serve in a tall glass and garnish with lime for a taste of summer
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Elderflower gin

3.5

(2 ratings)

Add a touch of summer to a classic tipple with this delicious elderflower-infused gin. Great for a summer gathering, served with tonic water and lots of ice
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Lemon drop

5

(1 rating)

Mix vodka, lemon juice and triple sec, shaken with ice to make this refreshing lemon drop cocktail. Dip the rim of the glass in sugar to impress party guests
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Fresh mint tea

5

(2 ratings)

Grab a handful of fresh mint leaves and pour over boiling water to release its wonderful flavour and scent. Sweeten the tea with honey according to taste
  • 5 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Raspberry fizz

0

(0 ratings)

Serve this fruity cocktail at a garden party or wedding reception. With crushed fresh raspberries, raspberry liqueur and champagne, it's a real taste of summer...
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Earl Grey martini

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(0 ratings)

This delicious twist on a martini is made with just three ingredients and takes minutes to make. The bergamot oil in the Earl Grey gives a lovely citrus hit
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

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